Welcome to the Friday edition of “Hawaii News Digest”-West Hawaii News. Views expressed in this Hawaii News summary are those of the reporters and correspondents. Topics cited in this post are from the current issue of “West Hawaii Today”, published in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii.
Accessed on 18 January 2019, 1440 UTC, Post 18282.
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HILO — Hawaiian Electric is appointing one person to lead its Hawaii Island and Maui subsidiaries as the private power utility seeks to consolidate administrative positions.
HILO — The County Council has resurrected an old general excise tax hike that was postponed last May and put it on Wednesday’s council agenda for consideration.
KAILUA-KONA — One lane of Kawaihae Road was shutdown because of a brush fire this afternoon.
KAILUA-KONA — Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park said it will be reopening restrooms in the Aiopio Fishtrap area and providing trash collection in the park as the partial government shutdown continues.
HONOLULU — The Office of Hawaiian Affairs says 12 people forced their way into the state agency’s lobby and assaulted two staff members.
HONOLULU — Presidential candidate U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard on Thursday responded to criticism about her past work advocating against gay rights by apologizing in a video.