West Hawaii News, 11 Jan 2019

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Accessed on 11 January 2019, 1455 UTC, Post 18246.



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Man arrested in Fern Acres for drugs

Hawaii Island Police received several complaints of a reckless driver that had been reported periodically in the area of the Fern Acres subdivision. Police responded to the complaint about 11:45 a.m. Wednesday and observed a gray primer colored four-door sedan that matched the description given of the reckless driver. The vehicle was parked near the shoulder of the roadway with a single occupant/driver in the vehicle.

County readies for relief funds

HILO — A pair of bills that appropriate millions of federal dollars to recover from 2018’s disasters passed their first readings at the County Council Wednesday.

Class-action counter

HILO — A federal class-action lawsuit alleges that Lloyd’s of London and its affiliated insurance brokers unlawfully steered Hawaii homeowners in lava-ravaged areas away from comprehensive home insurance coverage established by the state.

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Russ Roberts