Hawaii Island News, 17 September 2018

Accessed on 17 September 2018, 1351 UTC, Post #17660.



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Here are today’s top Hawaii Island news stories from the “Hawaii Tribune-Herald”, published in Hilo, Hawaii.  Views expressed in this Hawaii news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.

Roadblocks to relicensing push some drivers to illegal behavior

A bureaucratic barrier, a lack of adequate state statutes and the sluggish pace at which county Departments of Motor Vehicles process road tests have created a glitch in the driver’s relicensing process that’s incentivizing thousands of Hawaii residents to break the law every year.

Elderly man dies in Hilo house fire

A man believed to be in his mid- to late-70s was found dead Saturday in the rubble of a home destroyed by a mid-morning fire in downtown Hilo.

One dead in downtown Hilo house fire

UPDATE : 4:15 p.m. Saturday: A written Fire Department statement said one person died in this morning’s fire at 556 Alenaio Lane, just off Kinoole Street in downtown Hilo.

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Russ Roberts