Welcome to the “West Hawaii News” update from Hawaii News Digest. Views expressed in this Hawaii News summary are those of the reporters and correspondents. Content provided by “West Hawaii Today.” Accessed on 23 May 2019, 1520 UTC, Post 18931.
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HILO The first round of County Council budget amendments brought treats for West Hawaii, more money for council members to spread around their districts, a whistle-blower program and a discussion about whether the county should spend every cent it collects.
KAILUA-KONA Multiple complaints of cockroaches at Genki Sushi has prompted the state Department of Health to shut down the chains Kona Commons restaurant.
KAILUA-KONA A Hawaii Fire Department veteran was killed in a three-vehicle crash Wednesday morning on Mamalahoa Highway near the North Kona-South Kohala boundary.
HILO The National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration is predicting five to eight tropical cyclones during this years central Pacific hurricane season, which starts June 1 and ends Nov. 30.
KAILUA-KONA Whether they want to take to the skies in a helicopter, join the ranks of the fire department or help heal the sick, students at Kealakehe Elementary School on Tuesday got the opportunity to explore the breadth of careers available in their community.
HILO Hawaii Island nonprofits could soon see a big boost in county grants, thanks to action Tuesday by the County Council.