Welcome to the Thursday edition of “Hawaii News Digest”–Hawaii Island News. Views expressed in this Hawaii News summary are those of the reporters and correspondents. Topics cited in this post are from today’s issue of the “Hawaii Tribune-Herald”, based in Hilo, Hawaii.
Accessed on 17 January 2019, 1530 UTC, Post 18278.
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Hawaii County is suing a Hawi vacation rental ranch following more than two years of neighbor complaints about weddings, concerts and events being hosted there without a permit.
KAILUA-KONA — The Hawaii Paroling Authority this month will take up another request for parole by a South Kona man convicted of killing his sister-in-law more than a decade ago.
Gov. David Ige selected new leaders for the state Board of Agriculture and state Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism.
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As Kinsey Heinrichs opened the gate to Magical Creatures of Hamakua Animal Rescue and Sanctuary on this bright Wednesday morning, three calves followed behind her like eager puppies.
HONOLULU — Lawmakers gathering for the first day of a new legislative session said Wednesday they will consider raising the state’s minimum wage.
Thirty patients lined up Wednesday morning to await the opening of the first medical marijuana dispensary on the Big Island.
U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz, a Hawaii Democrat, called for an end to the federal government shutdown from the Senate floor Wednesday by sharing the story of a Hilo couple first featured Jan. 13 in the Tribune-Herald.
WASHINGTON — A grand Washington ritual became a potential casualty of the partial government shutdown Wednesday as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi asked President Donald Trump to postpone his Jan. 29 State of the Union speech. She cited concerns about whether the hobbled government can provide adequate security, but Republicans cast her move as a ploy to deny Trump the stage.
A brief look at news from throughout the state and region.
Police say a 30-year-old Keaau man died early this morning after a single-vehicle crash late last night in South Kona.