Probationer charged with strongarm robbery

HILO — A 21-year-old Hilo man is charged with second-degree robbery and third-degree assault for allegedly striking an adult special-needs athlete and demanding his money and cellphone.

Airport work flying ahead

KAILUA-KONA — Construction of a permanent Federal Inspection Station to allow for continued international arrivals beyond 2021 at Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport at Keahole remains on track for completion ahead of deadline.

Water restriction from storm canceled

KAILUA-KONA — The Hawaii County Department of Water Supply on Wednesday canceled the emergency water restriction for Honokaa, Haina, Paauhau, Ahualoa, Kapulena, Kalopa, Pohakea Mauka and Kukuihaele.