Hawaii Island News

Here are the top “Hawaii Island News” headlines from Hawaii News Digest. Views expressed in this Hawaii News summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.  Content provided by the “Hawaii Tribune-Herald.”  Accessed on 21 May 2019, 0145 UTC, Post 18921.



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Grant boosts HIPCC center

A new $150,000 Grant in Aid from the state Legislature has brought the Hawaii Island Portuguese Chamber of Commerce Cultural and Educational Center closer to its funding goal — and the long-awaited project closer to fruition.

Bill to cut pensions for convicted government employees stalled for years

KAILUA-KONA — Lawmakers failed this session to pass legislation that would strip state or county employees of retirement benefits if convicted of a felony.

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