Hawaii Island News, 06 Jan 2019

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.

Source:  http://www.hawaiitribune-herald.com/category/hawaii-news

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Gas tax money to be pumped into budget

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.

Sheriffs report telephone scam

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.

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Russ Roberts