Stabbing victim takes stand

The victim of an alleged domestic-related weekend stabbing recounted the incident during a preliminary hearing held Tuesday in Kailua-Kona.

My Turn: We are individuals and should be treated as such

Watching the events on TV involving the killing of the black man, I cannot help but wonder if we, as people, really comprehend what our country is based on. We talk about individual rights but sometimes we get carried away with what it means. I think that sometimes we try to over compensate for what we see as injustice. I write this in response to the My Turn printed in Tuesday’s WHT and demonstration/riots as seen on TV.

Judge issues $200 in fines to fish poacher

An environmental court judge on Tuesday issued $200 in fines to one of two people charged for allegedly illegally collecting 550 aquarium fish earlier this year off South Kohala.

UH economist: Tens of thousands will flee Hawaii

A University of Hawaii economist predicts that by 2022, tens of thousands of Hawaii residents will leave to seek employment elsewhere because of the effect COVID-19 has had on the state’s economy.