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_ HAWAII-DEADLY CAR CRASH _ Manslaughter charges have been filed against a suspected drunken driver police say plowed into a crowded Honolulu intersection, killing three pedestrians. UPCOMING: 130 words.
HAWAII NATIONAL RAINFALL RECORD
HONOLULU _ The torrential downpours that flooded the Hawaiian island of Kauai last year set the national record for the most rainfall in a 24-hour period, according to the National Weather Service. The weather service’s National Climate Extremes Committee issued a memorandum Wednesday, confirming the record set by the heavy rains that hit the island’s northern and eastern sides, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported. SENT: 260 words.
KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii _ Hawaii lawmakers will consider legislation that would fund putting two more ambulances into service on the Big Island. The measure would seek $100,000 in the 2019-20 fiscal year and another $100,000 in the next fiscal year to fund the ambulances, equipment and personnel costs, West Hawaii Today reported. SENT: 230 words.
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