Category Archives: Hawaii News analysis and opinion

Hawaii Island News 09/22/2019

Welcome to the Sunday morning edition of Hawaii Island News from Hawaii News Digest.

Views expressed in this Hawaii News summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.

Content supplied by the “Hawaii Tribune-Herald.”

Accessed on 22 September 2019, 1545 UTC, Post 19562.

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https://www.hawaiitribune-herald.com/category/hawaii-news/

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Mental exam ordered for Puna man accused of violent spree

A man told police he was struck numerous times by a metal pipe or piece of rebar by his “hanai brother” while another man said he was purposely hit by a vehicle reportedly carjacked by the alleged assailant, according to court documents filed by police.

County receives extension for Highway 132 work

The Hawaii County Department of Public Works has received a three-month extension from the Federal Highway Administration to complete reconstruction of Highway 132 in lower Puna, although the department anticipates work will be finished well before the new deadline.

Obituaries for September 22

Abrahm “Abe” Phillip Bernard, 50, of Puna and Honolulu died May 30 in California. Born in Honolulu, he was care center manager for all of Hawaiian Memorial Life Plan firms: Borthwick Mortuaries, Ballard Family Mortuaries and Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery and a graduate of Cypress College of Mortuary Science. Visitation 10:30-11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, at Ballard Family Mortuary. Celebration of life memorial service at 11 a.m. Lunch and fellowship at noon. Casual attire, flowers welcome. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com. Survived by father, Ronald Bernard of Oahu; mother, Ida Malakaua of Pahoa; brothers, Ronald (Maka) Bernard Jr., Lawrence Pahukoa and Charles Pahukoa of Hilo; sisters, Tanya (Donovan) Hegarty of Waimea and Kaui Alexander of Hilo, aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

KTA CEO Barry Taniguchi dead at 72

“The Taniguchi family would like share that Barry K. Taniguchi passed away Friday at The Queen’s Medical Center on Oahu, due to medical complications,” his family said in a statement to the Tribune-Herald earlier today.

Big Island takes part in worldwide Climate Strike

KAILUA-KONA — Young people afraid for their futures protested around the globe Friday to implore leaders to tackle climate change, turning out by the hundreds of thousands to insist that the warming world can’t wait any longer.

Kilauea Iki Trail restored

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park will reopen one of its most popular trails Sunday, the one-year anniversary of the park’s reopening after the 2018 Kilauea eruption.

TMT protesters’ court appearances spark brief moments of levity

It was mostly business as 28 protesters of the Thirty Meter Telescope project, mostly kupuna, or elders, made their initial court appearances today in Hilo District Court on obstruction charges for blocking construction trucks and workers from scaling Maunakea to start construction on July 17.

Council mulls electric buses

Members of the Hawaii County Council met with a representative of an electric bus manufacturer Tuesday to discuss the possibility of converting the county’s bus fleet to electric vehicles.

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West Hawaii News 09/22/2019

Welcome to the Sunday morning edition of West Hawaii News 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 22 September 2019, 1530 UTC, Post 19561.

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

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HVNP’s Kilauea Iki Trail restored

HAWAII VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK — Hawaii Volcanoes National Park will reopen one of its most popular trails today, the one-year anniversary of the park’s reopening after the 2018 Kilauea eruption.

TMT protestors make court appearance

HILO — It was mostly business as 28 protesters of the Thirty Meter Telescope project, mostly kupuna, or elders, made their initial court appearances Friday in Hilo District Court on obstruction charges for blocking construction trucks and workers from scaling Maunakea to start construction on July 17.

‘Our Earth is dying’

KAILUA-KONA — Young people afraid for their futures protested around the globe Friday to implore leaders to tackle climate change, turning out by the hundreds of thousands to insist the warming world can’t wait any longer.

Inside the subpoena issued to learn how OHA is helping protesters

MAUNAKEA — The state Attorney General’s Office has slapped a subpoena on the state Office of Hawaiian Affairs demanding detailed information about support that OHA has provided to the Thirty Meter Telescope opponents who are blocking Maunakea Access Road, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported.

Council mulls electric buses

HILO — Members of the Hawaii County Council met with a representative of an electric bus manufacturer Tuesday to discuss the possibility of converting the county’s bus fleet to electric vehicles.

Kealoha conspiracy sentencing re-scheduled for Halloween

HONOLULU — A judge is postponing sentencing for a retired Honolulu police chief and his wife convicted of conspiracy in Hawaii’s largest corruption case.

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Hawaii State News 09/22/2019

Welcome to the Sunday edition of Hawaii State News from Hawaii News Digest.

Views expressed in this Hawaii News summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.

Content provided by the “Honolulu Star-Advertiser.”

Accessed on 22 September 2019, 1515 UTC, Post 19560.

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MOST RECENT 
ASSOCIATED PRESS / AUG. 6
                                People crowd around a makeshift memorial at the scene of a mass shooting at a shopping complex in El Paso, Texas. In the days and weeks since three high-profile shootings took the lives of more than two dozen people in just a week’s time, law enforcement authorities have reported seeing a spike in the number of tips they are receiving from concerned relatives, friends and co-workers of people who appear bent on carrying out the next mass shooting.
Authorities assess rise in threat tips after high-profile shootings in California, Texas and Ohio

In the days and weeks since three high-profile shootings took the lives of more than two dozen people in just a week’s time, law enforcement authorities have reported seeing a spike in the number of tips they are receiving from concerned relatives, friends and co-workers of people who appear bent on carrying out the next mass shooting. Read more

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Maui man in critical condition after slamming moped into turning car

A 40-year-old Kahului moped rider was in critical condition after he struck a car turning left in front of him. Read more


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Until next time,

Russ Roberts

https://hawaiinewsdigest.net (the daily update).

https://hawaiinewsdigest.com (breaking Hawaii news).

 

Hawaii State New 09/21/2019

Welcome to the overnight Hawaii State News update from Hawaii News Digest.

Views expressed in this Hawaii News summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.

Content provided by the “Honolulu Star-Advertiser.”

Accessed on 22 September 2019, 0455 UTC, Post 19559.

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https://www.staradvertiser.com/category/breaking-news/

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TOP NEWS

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HEADLINES ONLY 

MOST RECENT 
ASSOCIATED PRESS / AUG. 6
                                People crowd around a makeshift memorial at the scene of a mass shooting at a shopping complex in El Paso, Texas. In the days and weeks since three high-profile shootings took the lives of more than two dozen people in just a week’s time, law enforcement authorities have reported seeing a spike in the number of tips they are receiving from concerned relatives, friends and co-workers of people who appear bent on carrying out the next mass shooting.
Authorities assess rise in threat tips after high-profile shootings in California, Texas and Ohio

In the days and weeks since three high-profile shootings took the lives of more than two dozen people in just a week’s time, law enforcement authorities have reported seeing a spike in the number of tips they are receiving from concerned relatives, friends and co-workers of people who appear bent on carrying out the next mass shooting. Read more

Hawaii Island News 09/21/2019

Welcome to the Saturday edition of Hawaii Island News 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 September 2019, 1520 UTC, Post 19558.

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https://www.hawaiitribune-herald.com/category/hawaii-news/

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Big Island takes part in worldwide Climate Strike

KAILUA-KONA — Young people afraid for their futures protested around the globe Friday to implore leaders to tackle climate change, turning out by the hundreds of thousands to insist that the warming world can’t wait any longer.

Kilauea Iki Trail restored

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park will reopen one of its most popular trails Sunday, the one-year anniversary of the park’s reopening after the 2018 Kilauea eruption.

TMT protesters’ court appearances spark brief moments of levity

It was mostly business as 28 protesters of the Thirty Meter Telescope project, mostly kupuna, or elders, made their initial court appearances today in Hilo District Court on obstruction charges for blocking construction trucks and workers from scaling Maunakea to start construction on July 17.

Council mulls electric buses

Members of the Hawaii County Council met with a representative of an electric bus manufacturer Tuesday to discuss the possibility of converting the county’s bus fleet to electric vehicles.

County to inspect bridge in Kalopa

The county Department of Public Works announces that Kahawailiilii Gulch Bridge on Kalopa Road, formerly Old Mamalahoa Highway near Honokaa, will be closed Friday, Sept. 27, to conduct a routine bridge inspection. Work will be conducted between 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m., weather permitting.

Civil Defense testing sirens Friday

The state Emergency Management Agency and Hawaii County Civil Defense will conduct siren testing between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Friday at Hilo Hillsides Estates and MacKenzie State Recreation Area in Pahoa.

County fair kicks off today

The Hawaii County Fair will bring familiar family favorites and new features to Hilo when it returns this week for its 69th year.

Broader abandoned vehicle rule drives forward

KAILUA-KONA — A bill that would fix county law to permit the Department of Environmental Management to remove abandoned vehicles from state and federal property is moving forward.

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For the latest Hawaii Island, West Hawaii, Hawaii State, and Hawaii Sports News, please check the blog sidebars and links.  These news feeds are updated daily.
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Until next time,
Russ Roberts
https://hawaiinewsdigest.net (the daily update).
https://hawaiinewsdigest.com (breaking Hawaii news).