Preliminary hearing set in fatal crash

A preliminary hearing is set for Monday for a 38-year-old Kailua-Kona man facing manslaughter and other charges in connection with a June 21 crash in Ka‘u that killed a 31-year-old woman.

Bill would permit homeless camps on state land

House Finance Committee members on Monday signed off on a gut-and-replace bill that would allow the state to issue temporary revocable leases for emergency homeless camps on state land amid the COVID-19 pandemic.