West Hawaii News, 14 Jan 2019

Welcome to the Monday edition of “Hawaii News Digest”–West Hawaii News. Views expressed in this Hawaii News summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.  Topics in the post are from the current issue of “West Hawaii Today.”  Here are the details:

Accessed on 14 January 2019, 1441 UTC, Post 18260.

Source:  http://www.westhawaiitoday.com/category/hawaii-news

Please click link or scroll down to read your selections.

Big Island ends year with 32 traffic fatalities

HILO — 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.

PATH director earns national praise

KAILUA-KONA — Safe Routes to School, Walking Bus, Pedestrian Safety and Bike Education are just some of the programs created by the People’s Advocacy for Trails Hawaii — or PATH — that gained the organization’s head national recognition over the weekend.

Gone in a SNAP

Just outside the Department of Human Service’s South Hilo unit, about a dozen people waited Wednesday morning.
For the latest West Hawaii, Hawaii Island, Hawaii State, and Hawaii Sports News, please check the blog sidebars and links.  These news feeds are updated daily.  Thanks for joining us today.
Until next time,
Russ Roberts