State roundup for December 11
Sen. Inouye is in D.C. hospital
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Daniel Inouye is under observation at a Washington-area hospital so that doctors can monitor his oxygen intake.
The Hawaii Democrat, 88, is the longest serving Senator, now completing his 50th year in the chamber.
He said in a statement that he is, quote, “for the most part, okay.”
Inouye said that he is working with his doctors to regulate his oxygen intake and needs to be in the hospital for his own safety and for observation.
Inouye, a decorated World War II veteran, has long been a dominant force in Hawaii politics. He chairs the powerful Appropriations Committee and is the Senate’s president pro tempore, third in the presidential line of succession.
Body found in Wahiawa lake
WAHIAWA, Oahu (AP) — Emergency personnel are in the process of retrieving a body from an Oahu lake.
Honolulu Fire Department officials say the body appears to be that of a man. The body was found floating face down in Lake Wilson on Monday morning.
Capt. Terry Seelig with the fire department says the body is in the same area in Wahiawa where a search was conducted Sunday for a missing person.
Man dead after family dispute
HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu police are investigating a weekend argument that left a woman in serious condition and a man, believed to be her husband, dead.
The woman was taken to a hospital after being struck numerous times with a “dangerous instrument,” during the incident Sunday night.
Police said a man fled the scene and jumped from an overpass near the Waikele Shopping Center. The man died at a hospital.
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