Welcome to the Wednesday morning update from “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 issue of the “Hawaii Tribune-Herald”.
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KEALAKEKUA — A Kona doctor who pleaded guilty to prescription fraud, voluntarily forfeited his medical licenses and was sentenced to four years probation.
A Hilo grand jury on Jan. 23 indicted two individuals in unrelated cases for alleged financial crimes.
A wastewater force main that ruptured in 2017, sending sewage into Kailua Bay, will soon be replaced if the County Council approves a measure increasing the cost to $1.7 million.
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There will be two military convoys traveling from Kawaihae to Pohakuloa Training Area today, the Army said Tuesday in a statement.
During the week of Jan. 21-27, Hawaii Island police arrested 28 motorists for DUI. Eight of the drivers were involved in traffic accidents. Three were younger than 21.
HONOLULU — Leaders of a fight against building a giant telescope on a Hawaii mountain are in California trying to convince a financial backer of the project to withdraw support.
The state Department of Health confirmed two cases of measles this month in unvaccinated children visiting the Big Island from Washington state.
KAILUA-KONA — The push is on for ambulances for Hawaii Island.
A second animal handling violation for one of the only slaughterhouses on the Big Island has some ranchers worried about their futures.
High wind and high surf advisories were in effect Tuesday, according to Hawaii County Civil Defense.