Pointing to the overthrow of the Hawaiian Kingdom, Jen Ruggles says functioning as a County Council member may violate U.S. and international laws.
No reports of wind damage, but the deluge is wreaking havoc on Hawaii County.
UPDATED: The drenching closes some roads and causes landslides, but strong winds had been reported as of 6:30 p.m.
The 20-year-old woman from Illinois suffered a broken thigh bone and pelvis, as well as several other injuries.
Updated:Hawaii County police said Brian Lee Smith called them from a pay phone Thursday night to turn himself in.
The departure leaves two newcomers who emphasize agriculture and sustainability facing off for the seat.
You can bump along rutted roads to Green Sands beach, the southernmost point in the United States, but that’s about to change.