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 supplied by “West Hawaii Today.” Accessed on 01 June 2019, 1625 UTC, Post 18978.
KAILUA-KONA Staff shortages in the county Department of Environmental Management forced the closure Friday of two transfer stations in Kona, an issue thats repeatedly plagued the department in recent months.
KAILUA-KONA The 26-year-old driver of a white Kia Soul that became well-known on social media for its handlers erratic and dangerous actions behind the wheel has pleaded not guilty to all charges filed in the case.
HILO After a tour of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Thursday, the secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior discussed his observations about the still-visible damage the park sustained during the Kilauea eruption last year and how the park might recover from it.