Judge recuses self from Keauhou shooting case

A preliminary hearing for a 27-year-old South Kona man accused of murder and arson in connection with a fatal May 25 shooting in Keauhou was delayed Monday after the judge set to hear the matter recused himself.

Changes to tipping fees postponed

Residential rubbish haulers will not have to raise their rates next month after a controversial change to how landfill fees are managed has been indefinitely postponed.