Accident awful, but jury decision understandable

Last week, former Hawaii County Police officer Jody Buddemeyer was sentenced to up to a year in jail for hitting Jeffrey Surnow from behind while traveling east in his police subsidized vehicle on Waikoloa Road.

WHT editorial: No to education tax; but yes on local control

With so much uncertainty swirling around the constitutional amendment proposal asking voters to raise property taxes to help fund public schools, it’s been impossible for anyone to say — should the measure pass — where the money would go.