Welcome to the Monday morning update from “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 the current issue of the “Hawaii Tribune-Herald”, based in Hilo, Hawaii.
Accessed on 21 January 2019, 1545 UTC, Post 18297.
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HONOLULU (AP) — The superintendent of Hawaii’s statewide public school district is getting a one-year contract extension.
KAILUA-KONA — Save the sharks?
KAILUA-KONA — First-line supervisors remain a priority for law enforcement during discussions with the county on additional budget needs for the upcoming fiscal year, officials told police commissioners last week.
Gail Inamine has long been a familiar face at Kinoole Baptist Church.
A project to renovate several properties in Keaukaha may be able to proceed after a state environmental assessment was published earlier this month.
A Big Island nonprofit has confirmed that the Kilauea eruption last year did not critically damage sea turtle populations in lower Puna.
It sounds too good to be true: A national law firm wants to sue Big Pharma on behalf of Hawaii County in a no-risk deal that has the county paying nothing if it loses, but sharing in any damage awards if it wins or settles.