Here are the top Hawaii Island News stories from the “Hawaii Tribune-Herald”, based in Hilo, Hawaii. Views expressed in this Hawaii news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents. Here are the details:
Accessed on 02 January 2019, 1434 UTC, Post 18201.
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Employers in Hawaii no longer will be allowed to inquire about prospective employees’ salary histories thanks to a law passed in July.
Hospitals throughout the country are now required to make a list of standard charges available online.
A new permanent building for University of Hawaii at Hilo pharmacy students is facing yet another construction delay, but university officials expect the long-awaited project to be finished by next summer.
— In season 2 of truTV’s ‘I’m Sorry’, Andrea gets caught up in more unexpected and comical situations with family and friends.
HONOLULU — Good Samaritans on nearby merchant vessels rescued 16 members of the crew of a Panamanian car carrier heading from Japan to Hawaii that caught fire early Monday morning in the Pacific Ocean, said the U.S. Coast Guard.
Firefighters extinguished a brake/wheel fire in a trailer carrying 38,000 pounds of liquid nitrogen early Saturday morning.
A discharge of about 66,000 gallons of partially treated wastewater was discharged into the ocean this weekend at the county’s Kulaimano wastewater treatment plant in Pepeekeo.
Starting today, the state Department of Health will provide medical aid in dying to patients who request it, and has launched a new page on its website where patients can make requests and learn more about the process.
In the new year, motorcyclists in Hawaii might have their travel time reduced by a law that will designate the shoulders of some roads as traversable by motorcycle.
The owner of the Hilo Farmers Market submitted plans last month for permanent canopies over the open-air market in an attempt to comply with the county’s fire, building and zoning codes.
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.