Fatal stabber given 8 years

KAILUA-KONA — The mother of a 35-year-old woman stabbed to death in April at a Ka’u park did not mince words Friday at the sentencing of the woman who killed her daughter.

Real estate couple sentenced

KAILUA-KONA — A real estate agent, who appeared on HGTV’s “Hawaii Life,” and her husband accused of illegally obtaining welfare benefits were sentenced to probation and ordered to pay thousands in restitution to the state.

HPD renews national accreditation

KAILUA-KONA — The Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies has re-accredited the Hawaii Police Department through 2024.

Police secure $76K grant for shooting simulator

KAILUA-KONA — The Hawaii Police Department has secured a federal grant to purchase the department’s first shooting simulator that’ll better prepare rookies and veterans alike for making split-second decisions in the heat of the moment.

Public lewdness lands man in jail

KAILUA-KONA — A 64-year-old man was sentenced to 30 days in jail on Thursday for masturbating in broad daylight on a pathway leading to a popular keiki swimming spot earlier this month.

Felony sex assault case dismissed

A Circuit Court judge on Tuesday dismissed a felony sex assault and abuse case after the victim informed the state she wouldn’t testify.