Second try at attempted murder trial for case involving security guard at Kona hotel

Wesley Samoa appears in Circuit Court Tuesday on the second day of trial for the attempted murder of a hotel security guard. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

Two defendants convicted of attempted murder of a security guard at the Kona Seaside hotel are set to have their case retried after an appeals court vacated their conviction and remanded the case to be retried in Circuit Court.