West Hawaii News, Tuesday, 03 April 2018

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Here are West Hawaii’s top news stories for Tuesday, 03 April 2018, from “West Hawaii Today”, published in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii.  Views expressed in this news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.

Kaiser Permanente Hawaii names new leader

Kaiser Permanente announced Monday that Dave Underriner is the new president of Kaiser Foundation Health Plan and Hospitals of Hawaii. With more than 35 years of experience, Underriner has a successful track record of executive leadership in an integrated health system.

Henry Road work rescheduled

The County of Hawaii Department of Public Works Highways Division rescheduled work on upper Henry Street, between Palani Road and the Queen Kaahumanu Highway to begin on Monday, April 9, 2018. Work is scheduled between the hours of 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., and will be completed by April 13, 2018, weather and construction conditions permitting.

Court denies Maui County’s plea to reverse wastewater ruling

WAILUKU — An appeals court denied Maui County’s request for a full-panel review of its Feb. 1 decision that the county pumped treated wastewater into injection wells at its Lahaina Wastewater Reclamation Facility for more than three decades, thereby violating the Clean Water Act.

Honoring the originals

Even though it’s not a part of the Merrie Monarch’s hula competition, Hoike, the free Wednesday night exhibition of hula and music, always packs the Edith Kanakaole Multi-Purpose Stadium.

Officer shortage

Police Chief Paul Ferreira said one of the most pressing priorities and toughest challenges the Hawaii Police Department faces is seeking additional officer positions and recruiting to fill existing officer vacancies.

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Until next time,
Russ Roberts
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