Kailua-Kona can learn a lot from Seattle.
When Jody Buddemeyer was sentenced in November to one year of probation for striking and killing a cyclist in 2015, many in the community — including this editorial board — felt the ex-officer got off lightly.
On Monday, a Kailua-Kona business owner took issue with West Hawaii Today’s Sunday enterprise story on the aggressive behavior by some of the homeless that has seemingly escalated over the last couple of years.
Detailing information with the community about what’s going on around the island is this newspaper’s daily mission, but every once and while it can be a difficult decision as to whether sharing certain information actually serves any public good.
It’s a bit difficult to appreciate the scope of the internal investigation going on right now inside the ranks of the state Department of Public Safety because it sounds like something that should be pretty straightforward.
KAILUA-KONA — It’s been one year since Robert Kim was sworn in as the 3rd Circuit Court’s newest judge.