Trial set in death of monk seal- 78-year-old man pleads not guilty in the fatal shooting on Kauai beach

By Curtis LumHonolulu Advertiser A 78-year-old man accused of shooting to death an endangered Hawaiian monk seal on Kaua’i in May pleaded not guilty to the charge yesterday in U.S. District Court. Charles Vidinha of Kaua’i was released on a $10,000 unsecured bond after entering his plea before U.S. Magistrate Judge Leslie Kobayashi. Vidinha’s trial
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