Hawaii State News 08/24/2019


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Hawaii Island News 08/24/2019


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Judge tosses TMT lawsuit

A Hilo judge on Friday dismissed a lawsuit against the Thirty Meter Telescope that sought an injunction to block its construction because the project did not post a security bond.

County warns of telephone scam

Telephone calls soliciting donations pretending to represent the Fire Fighters Support Alliance, a nonprofit organization, are a scam, according to Fire Chief Darren Rosario.

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Even worse coral bleaching expected

KAILUA-KONA — Coral bleaching is already occurring in West Hawaii waters, and things are likely to get worse as Hawaii’s reefs enter a major bleaching event within the next two months — if not sooner.

Beekeeping resolution approved

Hawaii County Council on Wednesday approved a resolution to establish a working group to examine and address challenges in beekeeping on the Big Island by recommending updates to county ordinances.

Kupuna protesters plead not guilty

About 200 people showed up Friday in Hilo to support nine people facing their initial court date for charges of obstructing Maunakea Access Road on July 17 to prevent construction vehicles and workers from scaling Maunakea to build the Thirty Meter Telescope.

Papaaloa man accused of sexually assaulting teen

A Hilo grand jury has indicted a 45-year-old Papaaloa man for allegedly sexually assaulting a teenage girl.

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West Hawaii News 08/24/2019


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Judge tosses TMT lawsuit

HILO — A Hilo judge on Friday dismissed a lawsuit against the Thirty Meter Telescope that sought an injunction to block its construction because the project did not post a security bond.

Old A rollover sends three to hospital

KAILUA-KONA — Garrett Duran, Chris Revecho and Douglas Delmar were enjoying a Friday afternoon at Old Kona Airport Park when they heard screeching tires and saw an SUV flip multiple times on the old runway in front of the Makaeo Walking Path.

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Even worse coral bleaching expected

KAILUA-KONA — Coral bleaching is already occurring in West Hawaii waters, and things are likely to get worse as Hawaii’s reefs enter a major bleaching event within the next two months — if not sooner.

Crowd packs court for 9 arrested during TMT protests

HILO — An overflow crowd of about 200 people packed a Hilo courtroom and an adjacent hallway as nine kupuna were arraigned this morning on charges they obstructed Maunakea Access Road on July 17 to prevent construction vehicles and workers from scaling Maunakea to build the Thirty Meter Telescope.

Settlement reached in cyclist death

KAILUA-KONA — A settlement appears to have been reached in a wrongful death case filed by the family of a cyclist fatally struck by an on-duty Hawaii Police Department officer in 2015.

Cop on Top continues through Saturday

KAILUA-KONA — Hawaii police department officers will be perched atop scaffolding at the Kailua-Kona Walmart until Saturday for the annual Cop on Top fundraiser for Special Olympics.

Truck bursts into flames on Palani Road

KAILUA-KONA — Deniz Tek was driving home with his wife Wednesday night, heading northbound on Palani Road around 10:15 p.m., when they came upon a single-vehicle wreck about a half mile south of Hina Lani Street.

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Hawaii State News 08/24/2019


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Witnesses wanted in brawl at Moose McGillicuddy’s Bar in Waikiki

Police are asking for the public’s help in locating witnesses who may have cell phone video of an Aug. 4 brawl in front of a Waikiki bar that ultimately resulted in the death of a 31-year-old man.
Chinese national accused of smuggling technology is nabbed at Honolulu airport

A Chinese national was taken into custody Thursday at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport in Honolulu after he was caught in a government sting allegedly attempting to smuggle prohibited technology back to China, including a radiation-hardened programmable memory device designed for battle or space.
Ocean Watch: A dragon named Glaucus washes up on shores

Last week thousands of baby Portuguese men-of-war blew ashore on Oahu’s windward beaches, shipwrecked by the tradewinds. The men-of war were tiny, but their trailing tentacles worked just fine. Several small silvery fish also had washed up, still wrapped in men-of-war’s stinging blue threads.

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Review: ‘Ua Pau’ a powerful conclusion to playwright’s milestone trilogy

The story that Hawaiian playwright Alani Apio began in 1994 with “Kamau” and continued in 1997 with “Kamau A‘e” comes to a shocking and thought-provoking conclusion with “Ua Pau (It Is Finished, Over, Destroyed)” at Kumu Kahua. This is “must-see” local theater for adults and teens capable of handling the true-to-life sexual situations, realistically choreographed domestic violence and rapid-fire
Hawaii Supreme Court modifies requirements for Pohakuloa land

A state Circuit Court judge correctly ruled that the Department of Land and Natural Resources breached its trust duties to care for ceded lands at Pohakuloa Training Area on Hawaii island used by the military, the Hawaii Supreme Court determined Friday.
Weaker spots seen in Hawaii’s economic growth forecast

State economists are taking a slightly dimmer view of expected light growth in Hawaii’s economy this year through 2022 in a new report assessing recent local, national and global factors.
Arrested TMT protest elders plead not guilty

HILO >> Nine of the 38 people arrested last month while protesting the Thirty Meter Telescope made their first appearance in court Friday.
Former Hawaii union boss and his family members charged with conspiracy

A former Hawaii union boss and his family members have been charged with criminal conspiracy and wire fraud for allegedly using union dues for personal expenses and rigging an election in order to more than double union dues for members of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 1260.
Central East Maui looking to repeat in Little League World Series championship

The Maui Little Leaguers have to win today and Sunday for Hawaii to claim back-to-back Little League World Series championships, but even if that doesn’t happen, teams from the Aloha State have proved they’re a force to be reckoned with in Williamsport, Pa.
Scientists bracing for major coral bleaching event

With warmer than average ocean temperatures, scientists are bracing for a major coral reef bleaching event sometime in the weeks ahead.
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Hawaii State News 08/23/2019


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Accessed on 24 August 2019, 0530 UTC, Post 19413.

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Hawaii State News 08/23/2019


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Accessed on 24 August 2019, 0225 UTC, Post 19412.

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Hawaii Island News 08/23/2019


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Accessed on 23 August 2019, 1545 UTC, Post 19411.

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PGV gets OK for new wells

Applications from Puna Geothermal Venture for two new geothermal wells have been approved, the state Department of Land and Natural Resources confirmed Wednesday.

Suspect taken into custody after chase, shots

HOLUALOA — A man is in police custody in the wake of crime spree that reportedly began Wednesday in Hilo, involved gunshots fired at a Kailua-Kona shopping center and the response of the police department’s Special Response Team to a Holualoa home.

Woman in stable condition after apparent shark attack in Kealakekua Bay

KEALAKEKUA BAY — Adventures in Paradise guide Lalu Gardner was taking a group out on a morning kayak tour of Kealakekua Bay on Tuesday when he heard a blood-curdling scream.

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