Community bulletin

Police arrest 22 for DUI

During the week of Sept. 8 through Sunday, Hawaii Island police arrested 22 motorists for allegedly driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Six of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes.

County plans Kealakekua road repair for Thursday

The Public Works Department will repair a depression in the Mamalahoa Highway and Halekii Street intersection southbound lane will be repaired between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. Thursday. Special off duty police officers will direct motorists around the work area in Kealakekua.

UH selected as a finalist to host Obama Presidential Library

The Barack Obama Foundation issued a request for proposal today to the University of Chicago, University of Illinois at Chicago, Columbia University and University of Hawaii, all of which submitted their qualifications to host the future Obama Presidential Library earlier this year.

Local News

Proposed cesspool rules create a stink

A draft plan by the state Department of Health is raising a stink among local real estate agents and builders who say proposed rules requiring that septic tank systems replace cesspools could add $10,000 to the price of a new home and make buying and selling existing homes less affordable.

‘Wheel’ spinning on Big Island

Contestants are spinning the wheel and solving word puzzles as “Wheel of Fortune” is currently taping episodes on the Big Island at the Hilton Waikoloa Village. Celebrating its 32nd season, the episodes taped here will air in November and February. TIM WRIGHT/Special to West Hawaii Today


Golf: Hyo-Joo Kim wins Evian major at 19

EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France — Going up against a seven-time major winner more than twice her age, it was teenager Hyo-Joo Kim who showed the calm nerves of a veteran.

Local Features

Island Life | 9-15-14

A demale Jackson’s chameleon climbs on the branch of a fig tree. Jimmy Dyal/Community Contributor


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