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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Thursday, May 9, 2002

Neighbor Island briefs

Advertiser Staff and News Services


Missing rider found dead

LIHU'E, Kaua'i — A search team using trained dogs yesterday located the body of a horseman missing since he went riding Monday.

Dallas Adams, 48, of Kekaha, failed to return home after telling his family he would be riding in the mountains or beach area near Kekaha.

His riderless horse was located at the end of the day at Kekaha Gardens Park.

Adams' body was found not far from Koke'e Road. Police said there was no evidence of foul play. An autopsy has been ordered to determine the cause of death.


Morimoto joins Adler campaign

HILO, Hawai'i — Waimea physician Dr. Daniel "Kaneala" Morimoto is running for lieutenant governor on the Natural Law Party ticket with gubernatorial candidate Jonathan Adler of Puna.

Adler, a proponent of using marijuana for medical and religious purposes, said Morimoto has been active in environmental issues surrounding improvements to Saddle Road and "is well-versed in all health-related issues."

Adler last week opened his campaign headquarters at 94 Kamehameha Ave. in downtown Hilo. The phone number is (808) 935-1033.