Welcome to the Monday morning edition of “Hawaii News Digest.” Views expressed in this Hawaii news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents. Topics cited in this post come from “West Hawaii Today”. Here are the details:
Accessed on 07 January 2019, 1436 UTC, Post 18224.
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HILO — Two solar projects proposed for Hawaii Island would benefit the environment and residents’ pocketbooks.
HILO — Big Island prosecutors dealt with what they consider an alarming number of domestic strangulation cases last year — more than 50.
HILO — Seeing his inventory of books and vinyl records floating in flood waters from Hurricane Lane last year was a surreal moment for Royce Wilson.
KAILUA-KONA — When entering Cirque-Hale, look up and you’ll see hanging silks, a lyra hoop, and a stationary trapeze bar suspended from the ceiling. Look closer and you may see an aerial artist climbing up the silk, wrapping it around her legs and striking a pose. Or another artist doing “candy cane” twirls around the trapeze bar — spinning one leg over the other as momentum to get higher and higher. Once at the top, she falls downward, simultaneously unraveling the bar and striking a pose just inches from the floor.
HILO — 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.
HILO — 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.
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.