West Hawaii News

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 02 June 2019, 1455 UTC, Post 18979.

Source:  https://www.westhawaiitoday.com/category/hawaii-news

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HOVE home lost in fire

The Hawaii Fire Department extinguished a fire that consumed a house in Hawaii Ocean View Estates Friday night.

Genki Sushi remains closed over weekend

KAILUA-KONA — Genki Sushi at Kona Commons will remain closed this weekend after the company requested a scheduled inspection be delayed to allow for more time to clean and treat the establishment.

West side dumps forced to close again

KAILUA-KONA — Staff shortages in the county Department of Environmental Management forced the closure Friday of two transfer stations in Kona, an issue that’s repeatedly plagued the department in recent months.

Firefighter raises, bonuses questioned

HILO — A pay plan for firefighters that includes raises as well as bonuses and other perks could be on shaky ground, with Mayor Harry Kim opposed and the County Council offering only tepid support.

Not guilty plea entered in reckless driving case

KAILUA-KONA — The 26-year-old driver of a white Kia Soul that became well-known on social media for its handler’s “erratic and dangerous” actions behind the wheel has pleaded not guilty to all charges filed in the case.

Police ID victim in fatal hit-and-run crash

KAILUA-KONA — Police on Friday identified the pedestrian killed in an early Thursday hit-and-run collision in Kailua Village.

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Russ Roberts