Welcome to the Sunday morning edition of “Hawaii News Digest.” Views expressed in this Hawaii News summary are those of the reporters and correspondents. Stories cited in this post are from the Sunday, 06 January 2019, issue of the “Hawaii Tribune-Herald”, based in Hilo, Hawaii. Here are the details:
Accessed on 06 January 2019, 1522 UTC, Post 18221.
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KAILUA-KONA — Less than two weeks was all it took to transform a tranquil space of refuge in West Hawaii to one characterized by disorder and disrespect.
HONOLULU — Preservation has been prescribed.
A deputy prosecutor assigned to prosecute domestic strangulation cases says there’s a new case almost every week.
Some $6.8 million in new fuel tax money barely survived a close County Council vote last month, but its future seems more assured now that the Department of Public Works has released a working list of resurfacing projects to be completed with the money.
HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu has expanded the number of city parks that private security guards will lock up at night.
The Hawaii Wildlife Fund is seeking donations to transport a prototype machine to the Big Island that can sort microplastics from beach sand.
The state Sheriff Division said Friday there is a telephone scam where impersonators claiming to be deputy sheriffs call Hawaii residents, tell them they have outstanding warrants and if they don’t pay, sheriffs will arrest them.