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Here are the latest Hawaii Island news headlines, compiled by the “Hawaii Tribune-Herald”, published in Hilo, Hawaii. Views expressed in this news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents. Out lead story is a sad tale of a murder-suicide”
A cousin of Jolene Kapua-Allison described the 54-year-old woman who was shot to death Sunday in what police described as a murder-suicide as “Miss Aloha.”
A 31-year-old man left his family’s vacation home in Kapoho Vacationland subdivision to go swimming in Champagne Pond early Sunday evening and didn’t return, according to the Hawaii Fire Department.
“It’s been quite a week.” That observation by Napua Greig, kumu hula of Maui’s Na Lei Kaumaka O Uka and popular Hawaii recording artist, might be theunderstatement of the year.
— Climbing a flight of stairs or riding her bike normally wouldn’t be considered a challenge for Jacqueline Stanford,
Friction between county officials and West Hawaii septage haulers has been mounting formonths as pumpers contend policies at the Kealakehe Waste Water Treatment Facility are onerous and costingthem money.
Hawaii police are investigating the death of a man and woman at an upper Puna residence.
Supreme Court considers appeal by travel firms
Two West Hawaii candidates are playing musical chairs in their House and Senate races. With four months until the Aug. 11 primary, Brenda Ford and Richard Creagan are changing their plans.
Despite a drier-than-average March on most of the island, rainfall totals for the year so far continue to be higher than average.
VOLCANO — Scientists are teaming up with students at the Volcano School of Arts and Sciences to better study ambrosia beetles, a potential vector of rapid ‘ohi‘a death.
Khanh Huynh has been a commercial fisherman since he was 12 years old. For the past six years, he’s been living on a fishing boat in Hawaii, catching premium ahi tuna for some of the world’s most discerning consumers. The 28-year-old fisherman from outside Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, recently saved the lives of two Americans and helped rescue five others after the fishing vessel he was working on sank hundreds of miles off Hawaii’s Big Island.