Police still looking for leads in hit-and-run

The Area II Traffic Enforcement Unit is continuing to look for any witnesses or video surveillance for the traffic collision that killed a Kailua-Kona man who was later identified as 35-year-old Masayoki George. This was following a single vehicle hit and run collision that occurred on Thursday May 30 in Kailua-Kona on Hualalai Road, fronting the Kailua-Kona Public Library.

Attorney blames victim for near-death beating

KEALAKEKUA – A defense attorney representing one of three individuals charged in the attempted murder of a hotel security guard placed the blame on the victim, calling him the aggressor and responsible for the brutal beating he endured.

Undoing the volcanic cat-astrophe

HILO — June is Adopt-a-Shelter-Cat month — and the three Hawaii Island Humane Society shelters, Rainbow Friends Animal Sanctuary and Hui Pono Holoholona/PAWS have the purr-fect pet for a prospective cat owner.