Category: Local News

East Hawai`i Grandma Bagged in Marijuana Raid

FERN ACRES — Hawai`i News Daily is tracking the story of a Fern Acres woman in her 60s, who was arrested recently by Hawai`i police on charges related to marijuana cultivation.
Jessica (not her real name) lives part-time at a residence …

Big Island March for Jailed Cannabis Activist

HILO, HAWAII – A protest rally was held on Wednesday August 18, 2010, in downtown Hilo for Cannabis activist Roger Christie, now being held without bail at the Honolulu Federal Detention Center.
Several hundred protesters gathered at the Hilo bayfront to …

Light Sentences for Pot Growers?

The Hawaii Tribune-Herald has published a piece, “Pot growers given light sentences“, emphasizing the light-sentencing usually faced by Marijuana growers on the Big Island.
“A 50-year-old Ainaloa man was sentenced Wednesday to 30 days in jail for growing marijuana, the article …

Hawaii State Resumes Marijuana Eradication on Big Island

With a primary election just weeks away, the Hawai`i state Narcotics Enforcement Division has restarted its Marijuana Eradication program over the Big Island.
According to a report Wednesday in the Hawaii Tribune Herald, Hawaii Narco chief Keith Kamita said the state Narcotics …