Scammers claim to be DEA

LIHUE — The Public Safety Narcotics Enforcement Division wants to alert the public to a recent phone scam. It has been reported that scammers, using the NED main office telephone number, are trying to fool physician offices into thinking they are in trouble with the Drug Enforcement Administration by telling them to pay money to get charges cleared otherwise they face arrest.

‘Click or Ticket It’ campaign to start

As Memorial Day approaches, the state Department of Transportation and its traffic-safety partners are reminding Hawaii drivers and passengers of the importance of wearing seat belts through the annual Click It or Ticket campaign.