Welcome to the Saturday edition of “Hawaii News Digest”. Views expressed in this Hawaii News summary are those of the reporters and correspondents. In today’s post, we feature articles from “West Hawaii Today”, published in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. Here are the details:
Accessed on 05 January 2019, 1522 UTC, Post 18216.
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HILO — The Hawaii Wildlife Fund is seeking donations to transport a prototype machine to the Big Island that can sort microplastics from beach sand.
HILO — 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 — The Obama Foundation is launching an Asia-Pacific leadership program with a series of workshops in Hawaii for 22 emerging leaders.
HONOLULU — Preservation has been prescribed.
HILO — 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.
KAILUA-KONA — Fireworks are a traditional component to celebrating New Year’s Eve. As a result, so is the influx of lost pets found at animal shelters.
LIHUE, Hawaii — Hawaii officials are planning to issue additional permits and extend the six-month trial period of pig hunting in a mountain area on Kauai.
Due to staff shortages, the Keʻei Recycling and Transfer Station will be closed the remainder of today and the greenwaste drop-off chute at the Kailua-Kona (Kealakehe) Recycling and Transfer Station will be closed until further notice.
KAILUA-KONA — A wanted man turned himself into authorities after police reached out to the public asking for their assistance in locating him.
KAILUA-KONA — The Area II Special Enforcement Unit is asking for the public’s assistance in locating Dohnavynne E. Kahalioumi, a 32-year-old male who resides in the Kona District.