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Body found at Hapuna identified

Hawaii Island police have identified the body recovered from an underwater cavern system near Hapuna Beach on Wednesday as 13-year-old Gwyneth Agustin Borromeo, also known as Jayson, of Waikoloa.

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Man pleads not guilty in meth trafficking case

A 28-year-old man pleaded not guilty on Thursday to meth trafficking charges filed after he and a Kona woman were arrested reportedly in possession of more than a pound of illegal narcotics Dec. 10 at a Big Island airport.

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Duo to perform European salon tunes

Roland Maurer, also known as Ohrlando, and his wife, Ursula Hesse, as part of the ensemble’s 2014-15 chamber music series will offer a special musical gift to the community: European salon tunes of the 19th and 20th century — a classical program with waltzes, polkas, dances, opera phantasies and more. Maurer will perform on oboe, bassoon and saxophone and Hesse on piano.

Jazz experiences coming to Aloha Theatre

Kona Jazz Experience is back with two nights of jazz this holiday season, sponsored by Aloha Hills Coffee, an award winning company located in Captain Cook. On Saturdays, Dec. 27 and Jan. 10, at the Aloha Theatre in Kainaliu. The events begin at 7:30 p.m., with proceeds benefiting Aloha Performing Arts Company.

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