Speaker to discuss ‘Why Animals Matter’

“Why Animals Matter,” a presentation by Dr. Katherine Young of the University of Hawaii at Hilo Political Science Department, is open to the public from 5-6 p.m. today at the UH-Hilo Student Services Center, Room W-201.

Car thief gets 10 years

A 27-year-old Hilo man who police say was part of a ring responsible for a rash of auto thefts in late 2016 and early 2017 was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in prison.