Police arrest 28 for DUI

During the week of Sept. 9-15, Hawaii Island police arrested 28 motorists for DUI. Five of the drivers were involved in traffic accidents. One was younger than 21.

Woman pleads no contest to manslaughter

KAILUA-KONA — A Naalehu woman faces up to 20 years in prison after pleading no contest to a single charge of manslaughter in connection with an April double stabbing at a Ka‘u park that left one dead.

Man charged for violent incident in June

A 33-year-old Mountain View man who was the subject of a police wanted bulletin is in custody and charged with numerous offenses stemming from an incident on June 24.

Alleged Bade accomplice agrees to plea deal

A second of four former employees of a Hilo doctor raided by authorities last October for alleged overprescription and illegal distribution of opioid prescription painkillers and other narcotics has made a plea deal with federal prosecutors.

Woman with mental illness history charged with arson

A 70-year-old Hilo woman with a long history of mental illness is accused of setting a dumpster fire in the parking lot of a facility that provides vocational and educational opportunities and training to people with mental illness.