Welcome to the Saturday edition of “Hawaii News Digest”–Hawaii Island News. Views expressed in this Hawaii News summary are those of the reporters and correspondents. Content provided by today’s online issue of the “Hawaii Tribune-Herald”, based in Hilo, Hawaii.
Accessed on 26 January 2019, 1625 UTC, Post 18324.
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WASHINGTON — Submitting to mounting pressure amid growing disruption, President Donald Trump signed a bill Friday to reopen the government for three weeks, backing down from his demand that Congress give him money for his border wall before federal agencies get back to work.
A financial investment adviser who operated on the Big Island had his registration suspended by the state Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs for violations of state securities law.
Police say 16-year-old Hiilei Peneku, who was reported missing, was found in good health Jan. 18 in Hilo.
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While Volcano is returning to its feet after the 2018 Kilauea eruption, vacation rental operators fear the county’s new vacation rental law will force the community to its knees again.
KEALAKEKUA — Two trials are scheduled for a 61-year-old Leilani Estates man facing state and federal charges in connection with a 2018 shooting incident in Puna.
A cold front moving across the state will bring cooler overnight weather to the Big Island this weekend, according to forecasts from the National Weather Service in Honolulu.
The CEO of Alaska Aerospace Corp. said the organization will have some homework to do after a contentious meeting with Department of Hawaiian Home Lands residents Friday about its proposed small satellite launch facility.
A brief look at news from throughout the state.
SAN FRANCISCO — A Hawaiian Airlines flight from Honolulu to New York City was diverted to San Francisco after a male flight attendant died of an apparent heart attack, said officials Friday.
HONOLULU — A judge on Thursday rejected a lawsuit challenging the state Legislature’s “gut and replace” tactic of passing bills that were stripped of their original content and replaced with entirely different details.