Hawaii News Digest, 17 January 2018, 1455 UTC, Post #16265.
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Here are the top West Hawaii News Headlines for Wednesday, 17 January 2018, from “West Hawaii Today”, published in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. Views expressed in this news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents unless otherwise stated.
HONOLULU — A man who escaped from a Hawaii psychiatric hospital and flew to California will stay behind bars instead of going back to the facility he was sent after being acquitted by reason of insanity for a woman’s 1979 killing, his attorney said Tuesday.
National Sugar Awareness Week, is upon us. I’ve never written about sugar because everything I read about it usually sounds like a warning or a lecture, and I love food too much to write something negative. That being said, the average American eats 60 pounds of sugar per year, and we all know that sugar can be a vehicle for everything from weight gain and tooth decay to diabetes and heart disease. What I’d like to share are some options for having your cake … and your health, without sacrificing flavor.
HILO — In light of Saturday’s false ballistic missile alert, the American Red Cross on Monday reminded Hawaii residents to remain prepared for any disaster, natural or man-made.