Feds warn of new batch of fentanyl on island

The Drug Enforcement Agency this week warned about “rainbow fentanyl,” a new take on the deadly drug targeting young users that is sweeping the mainland. (DEA/Special to West Hawaii Today)

Dr. Kimo Alameda gives a presentation on fentanyl Monday at Kamehameha High School. (Courtesy photo/Special to West Hawaii Today)

A new batch of fentanyl has made its way to the Big Island, the Hawaii High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area revealed Monday via a Threat Bulletin.