Welcome to the Saturday edition of “Hawaii News Digest.” Views expressed in this Hawaii news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents. Today’s post cites articles published by the “Hawaii Tribune-Herald”, based in Hilo, Hawaii. Here are the details:
Accessed on 05 January 2019, 1536 UTC, Post 18217.
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The Hawaii Wildlife Fund is seeking donations to transport a prototype machine to the Big Island that can sort microplastics from beach sand.
For the second time in a month-and-a-half, a Hilo Circuit Court judge has denied a motion by Lloyd’s of London to dismiss a lawsuit brought against the insurer by a Puna homeowner.
A proposed $725,000 settlement has been reached in a class-action lawsuit against FCH Enterprises — the owners of Zippy’s Restaurant and Napoleon’s Bakery — related to a breach of the company’s credit and debit card processing systems between Nov. 23, 2017, and March 29, 2018.
The Law Enforcement Standards Board is asking the state Legislature for additional time and money to create and implement statewide standards for training and certification of county and state law enforcement officers.
HONOLULU (AP) — The Obama Foundation is launching an Asia-Pacific leadership program with a series of workshops in Hawaii for 22 emerging leaders.
Police, firefighters and a tow truck respond to the scene of a two-vehicle head-on collision between a sport-utility vehicle and sedan that occurred shortly before 2 p.m. in the Hilo-bound lane of Highway 19 on Honolii Bridge just north of Hilo. There were injuries in the collision, but no fatalities were reported as of late Thursday afternoon, police said. The collision snarled traffic in both directions.