17 escapes from the Hawaii State Hospital since 2010


Hawaii News Digest, 17 November 2017, 0115 UTC, Post #15975. Source: http://www.staradvertiser.com/2017/11/16/breaking-news/17-escapes-from-hawaii-hosptial-since-2010/ Accessed on 17 November 2017, 0115 UTC. Author:  The Associated Press (Honolulu). Please click link to read the full story. Comment: The Hawaii State Hospital has some serious problems that must be corrected before a patient, staff member, or community resident gets hurt … Continue reading 17 escapes from the Hawaii State Hospital since 2010

Hawaii Governor David Ige appoints Hawaii County Mayor Harry Kim to lead group for creating a Mauna Kea Peace Monument


Hawaii News Digest, 28 October 2017, 2345 UTC, Post #15861. Source: http://hawaiitribune-herald.com/news/local-news/ige-taps-kim-lead-working-group-mauna-kea-peace-monument Reporter:  Nancy Cook Lauer ("West Hawaii Today"). Accessed on 28 October 2017, 2345 UTC. Please click link to read the full article. Comment: Hawaii County Mayor Harry Kim has long desired an international peace monument or park on the summit of Mauna Kea, … Continue reading Hawaii Governor David Ige appoints Hawaii County Mayor Harry Kim to lead group for creating a Mauna Kea Peace Monument

Flags to be lowered in honor of victims of Las Vegas mass shooting


Hawaii News Digest, 03 October 2017, 0515 UTC, Post #15704. Source: http://damontucker.com/2017/10/02/flags-to-be-lowered-in-honor-of-victims-of-las-vegas-mass-shooting/ Reporter:  Damon Tucker Accessed on 03 December 2017, 0515 UTC. Please click link to read the full story. Comment: President Donald Trump has ordered all United States flags to be lowered to half-staff in honor of those killed in Sunday's mass shooting in … Continue reading Flags to be lowered in honor of victims of Las Vegas mass shooting

Hawaii joins multi-state probe into opioid epidemic


Hawaii News Digest, 19 September 2017, 2050 UTC, Post #15619. Source: http://www.staradvertiser.com/2017/09/19/breaking-news/hawaii-joins-multi-state-probe-into-opioid-epidemic Accessed on 19 September 2017, 2050 UTC. Please click link to read the full story. Comment: The facts are sobering.  The reality is even worse.  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, opioids were responsible for 33,091 deaths in 2015, with … Continue reading Hawaii joins multi-state probe into opioid epidemic

JAL’s first flight to Kona from Japan since 2010 greeted with fanfare


Hawaii News Digest, 16 September 2017, 1510 hrs, UTC, Post #15598. Source: http://www.hawaiitribune-herald.com/news/local-news/jal-s-first-flight-kona-japan-2010-greeted-fanfare Accessed on 16 September 2017, 1510 hrs, UTC. Please click link to read the full story. Comment: The return of a Japan Airlines flight to the Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport Friday morning marked the return of the Japanese carrier after a … Continue reading JAL’s first flight to Kona from Japan since 2010 greeted with fanfare

Hemp 101: Farmers learn about growing industry during convention in Hilo | Hawaii Tribune-Herald


Farmers from throughout the state gained insight into Hawaii’s newest crop as the annual Hawaii Farmers Union United Convention kicked off Friday at OK Farms in Hilo. Source: Hemp 101: Farmers learn about growing industry during convention in Hilo | Hawaii Tribune-Herald (http://hawaiitribune-herald.com/news/local-news/hemp-101-farmers-learn-about-growing-industry-during-convention-hilo). Accessed on 15 October 2016, 15:44 hrs, UTC. Reporter:  Ivy Ashe. Please click … Continue reading Hemp 101: Farmers learn about growing industry during convention in Hilo | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Emergency 911 service can now receive text messages | Hawaii 24/7


Gov. David Ige announced Thursday (Oct 13) that Hawaiʻi has launched an enhanced 911 service allowing residents to report an emergency to 911 as a text message. Source: Emergency 911 service can now receive text messages | Hawaii 24/7 (http://www.hawaii247.com/2016/10/14/emegency-911-service-can-now-receive-text-messages). Accessed on 15 October 2016, 15:10 hrs, UTC. Please click link to read the full story. … Continue reading Emergency 911 service can now receive text messages | Hawaii 24/7