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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.
A brief look at news from throughout the state.
Former Hawaii County Mayor Billy Kenoi announced in a Facebook post Thursday he is battling a rare, aggressive cancer.
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.
By Visit Utah
— Utahns have rediscovered distilling.
Documents obtained this week by the Tribune-Herald detail a long history of permit application changes, extension requests and alleged noncompliance with county zoning, building and fire codes by the Hilo Farmers Market.
The office of Mayor Harry Kim released this statement on Hilo Farmers Market late Thursday night. This is the statement in its entirety, unedited:
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.
Ex-GOP Trump critic to run for Congress
Hawaii lawmakers approved legislation Thursday that would make it the latest liberal-leaning state to legalize medically assisted suicide.
All that remains of the Keauhou Beach Hotel is towering piles of concrete waiting to be repurposed. With the hotel now out of sight, Kamehameha Schools is beginning a new phase of construction.
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.