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Here are today’s top Hawaii Island news stories from the “Hawaii Tribune-Herald”, published in Hilo, Hawaii. Views expressed in this news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.
Hawaii Island’s natural beauty and seemingly endless opportunities for adventure have earnedit a spot among TripAdvisor’s top destinations in the United States.
The county is looking to establish a Hilo counterpart to the proposed Village 9 homeless site in Kailua-Kona, though plans are still “very preliminary.”
For nearly 40 years now, the Daughters of Hawaii have opened the grounds and doors ofHulihe‘e Palace to the public around this time of year to welcome kamaaina and visitors alike for a day tocelebrate Hawaiian history, culture, music, hula and crafts.
— There’s a reason you keep hearing the phrase “sitting is the new smoking”. Like smoking, chronic sitting is a nasty habit.
The state Department of Health issued a final cleanup action report for two vacant commercial lots near Waiakea Villas contaminated with arsenic from a former canec plant.
Mayor Harry Kim earlier this month presented a balanced budget to the County Council. Projected revenues from property taxes, gas taxes and fees cover the $515.7 million spending plan for the fiscalyear that starts July 1.
State officials are going out to bid for more soil sampling at Kolekole Beach Park, which closed almost a year ago due to lead contamination.
About 1 in 24 homes in Hawaii is a vacation rental, which is contributing to the state’s shortage of affordable housing, according to a report by an advocacy group.
Police are investigating the theft of tree service equipment from a rural Waimea location.
A bill that would grant the terminally ill medical assistance in taking their own lives passed its final committee in the state Senate, opening the way for a final Senate vote.
A quartet of bills that would have regulated potentially addictive “gambling” systems in video games have died after failing to meet legislative deadlines.