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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.
HONOLULU — A state Senate committee on Tuesday approved a bill that would force landowners into mediation before they are allowed to file lawsuits to acquire small parcels awarded to Hawaiian commoners during mid-19th century land reforms.
HONOLULU — A push to save and expand a visa program unique to the Northern Mariana Islands is hitting skids after recent cases of labor abuse and visa fraud, delivering a major blow to the U.S. commonwealth’s economy, which relies heavily on foreign workers.
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A Honolulu Circuit Court judge has ruled the state breached its duties to “malama ‘aina” with respect to lands it is leasing to the U.S. Army as part of the Pohakuloa Training Area on Hawaii Island.
While the Merrie Monarch Festival draws thousands of visitors to Hilo this week to witness one traditional Hawaiian art, another such art will be on display from today until the end of the week.
KAILUA-KONA — The Hawaii County Environmental Management Commission last week resolved that the county should exceed goals and policies of the federal Clean Water Act regarding wastewater discharge rather than merely comply with the letter of the law.
Mayor Harry Kim has completed his Cabinet rebuild, after a spate of resignations last fall.
A 41-year-old Honomu man is accused of stealing from a Honomu church.
KAILUA-KONA — A man involved in a shark attack during the weekend remains in critical condition, authorities said Tuesday.
Two individuals were rescued Monday in separate incidents along Big Island shorelines, according to written Hawaii Fire Department statements.