Hawaii Island News, Saturday, 31 March 2018

Accessed on 31 March 2018, 1439 UTC, Post #16580.



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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.

Aina Lea developer prevails in federal taking case

KAILUA-KONA — A federal jury sided with a South Kohala developer, agreeing a state Land Use Commission’s decision to reclassify more than 1,000 acres at Aina Lea was a constitutional taking of the property without just compensation.

Wife says observer on sunken boat ‘traumatized’

The wife of a federal observer who was aboard the fishing vessel that sank off the coast of Hawaii over the weekend said Wednesday that her husband, a humorous adventurer and outdoorsman, was shaken by the dramatic event.

DWS requests 19 additional positions

KAILUA-KONA — The Hawaii County Department of Water Supply took the first step toward augmenting its existing staff by proposing the addition of 19 new positions during the Water Board’s monthly meeting Tuesday in Hilo.

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Russ Roberts
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