Hawaii State News, evening edition, 29 Dec 2018

Welcome to the Saturday evening (29 December 2018) edition of “Hawaii News Digest.”  This post features a Hawaii State News summary by the “Honolulu Star-Advertiser”.  Views expressed in this news review are those of the reportes and correspondents.

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“Honolulu Star-Advertiser”, 29 December 2018, published in Honolulu, Hawaii.

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Honolulu Prosecutor Keith Kaneshiro a no-show at impeachment conference
The question of whether Honolulu Prosecutor Keith Kaneshiro should be impeached will likely drag deep into 2019.
Trevor Ozawa and Kurt Fevella victories called into question by Hawaii Supreme Court
The November election results showing narrow victories by City Councilman Trevor Ozawa and Senate candidate Kurt Fevella were thrown into a legal quandary late Friday when the the Hawaii Supreme Court issued orders requiring election officials to provide information sought by people challenging the results.
Heavy rain on Oahu triggers flooding and prompts closures
The islands should be spared this weekend from the thunderstorms and heavy rain that caused flooding on Oahu on Friday.
Heroes Next Door: Volunteer Glenn Uejio keeps an upbeat attitude at veterans’ center
Other people volunteer to spend time with disabled military veterans hospitalized at the Spark M. Matsunaga VA Medical Center, but none come as often — or as consistently — as Glenn Uejio.
Kalapana co-founder gave us many classic moments
As one of the driving forces behind the seminal Hawaii band Kalapana, Malani Bilyeu penned a string of contemporary soft-rock hits that served as the soundtrack for a generation of local residents.
Waste discharge from Big Island dairy farm concerns locals
HILO >> The latest in a string of wastewater discharges from a Big Island dairy farm has residents wondering how it will handle its planned closure next year.
Susan Scott: Sea turtles, kolea and heartfelt thank-yous
I keep an email file called Ocean Watch in which I save letters from readers. At the end of the year, I like to look through the collection and remember the events that prompted people to write. The following are a few of my favorites:
Column: Oahu real estate getting closer to a buyer’s market
Hawaii’s housing shortage, which has plagued homebuyers for years, finally appears to be loosening up. The recent inventory increases are expected to continue into next year, opening more doors for buyers.
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Russ Roberts