West Hawaii News, 12 Jan 2019

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Accessed on 12 January 2019, 1550 UTC, Post 18252.



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Gone in a SNAP

Just outside the Department of Human Service’s South Hilo unit, about a dozen people waited Wednesday morning.

Hawaiian Airlines logs record year

KAILUA-KONA — Hawaiian Airlines flew a record number of passengers in 2018, registering a total of 11,840,178. The number was a 2.9 percent increase over the previous year. It was the airline’s 14th straight year of growth.

DPS: We’ve made ‘significant’ changes to flawed process

KAILUA-KONA — The probe into the mistaken release five months ago of an accused murderer is ongoing, but the Department of Public Safety says it has worked to modify and strengthen procedures to prevent a repeat of the flub.

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