Waimea man sentenced to 5 years for fatal crash

  • Nicholas Abarcar accepts a plea in March in Kona Circuit Court in connection to a fatal 2019 crash that took the life of a mother of four and sent three minors to the hospital. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

A 26-year-old Waimea man was sentenced Monday to serve a half-decade behind bars for a 2019 crash that claimed the life of a mother of four and injured three girls.