Welcome to the New Year’s Day edition of “Hawaii News Digest”–a Hawaii Island-base blog focusing on Hawaii Island, West Hawaii, Hawaii State, and Hawaii Sports News. Views expressed in this Hawaii news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents. Today’s post examines some of the top Hawaii Island News stories from the “Hawaii Tribune-Herald.”
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Accessed on 01 January 2019, 1515 UTC, Post 18199.
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Firefighters extinguished a brake/wheel fire in a trailer carrying 38,000 pounds of liquid nitrogen early Saturday morning.
WAILUKU, Maui (AP) — A steep trail to the remote Kalaupapa leprosy settlement on Molokai has been closed indefinitely after a landslide took out a bridge along one of the switchbacks.
The partial closure of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park does not appear to be keeping tourists away from Volcano, to the relief of businesses that depend on them.
KEALAKEKUA — A Kailua-Kona man incarcerated on Oahu will undergo a physical exam as part of a bid to reduce his five-year sentence to probation in order to seek medical care.