Hawaii Island News, 14 Jan 2019

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Parts of HVNP to remain open during shutdown

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park announced Sunday in a release that areas of the park will continue to be accessible to visitors. Some services, including restroom cleaning, trash collection and the opening of entrance stations, will now be available by using revenue generated by recreation fees.

32 died on Big Island’s roadways in 2018

Impaired driving was a factor in at least 19 of the 32 traffic fatalities on Hawaii Island in 2018. And that total could rise since toxicology reports haven’t been completed on all fatal collisions, police said.

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Russ Roberts