Honaunau man found guilty of second-degree murder

  • TIFFANY DEMASTERS/West Hawaii Today Brian Lee Smith stands Thursday in Kona Circuit Court as the jury in his second-degree murder trial delivers its verdict.

KEALAKEKUA — A Honaunau man stood quiet, with his head held up, as he listened Thursday to his guilty verdict in the case of a June 2018 fatal shooting on Painted Church Road in South Kona.