Hawaii Island News, afternoon edition, 18 Dec 2018

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“Hawaii Business Magazine”, 18 December 2018, published in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Comment:  Here are today’s top Hawaii Island news stories from “Hawaii Business Magazine.”  Views expressed in this Hawaii news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.

HAWAI‘I ISLAND
SHOPO says Big Island police need body cameras, but funding is an issue
Hawaii Island Police remains the only department without. A spokesman said the department’s annual operating budget is 67 million dollars, and the cost of bringing body cameras to the Big Island will be at half a million dollars. Hawaii Island police say they can’t afford it.  KHON2.

No aloha at these rough and tumble neighborhood meetings
Community associations around Hawaii County are charged with tasks such as maintaining roads in substandard subdivisions, and no one oversees them. Civil Beat.

Hawaiian Crow found dead in forest
The critically endangered Alala, one of only a handful recently released into the wild, was found under a tree root on December 6. Big Island Video News.