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 05 June 2019, 1445 UTC, Post 18993.

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Free summer meals starting up

HILO — More than 20 Big Island schools will offer free meals for children this summer through the state Department of Education’s summer food service program, Seamless Summer Option.

State wants case involving cop closed off

KAILUA-KONA — Prosecutors are looking to have a felony drug case thrown out at the request of the police chief because a key witness is a sworn police officer under internal investigation.

Firefighters get raises

HILO — With more than 30 black-shirted firefighters crowding into council chambers and watching them closely, three County Council members switched their votes Tuesday to give unanimous support to their raises.

‘Styrofoam’ ban advances

HILO — Polystyrene foam food containers will remain banned under a bill advanced Monday by a County Council panel, but locally nonrecyclable alternatives will be allowed when the law goes into effect July 1.

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