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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.
The Pahoa skate park’s 10-year anniversary celebration will take place today after being delayed earlier this month.
The state Department of Transportation will test the use of a contraflow lane on Highway 130 later this month to ease morning commutes.
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Hawaii County Civil Defense warns residents to be alert for flooding as heavy rains, high surf and thunderstorms are expected throughout the weekend.
Family and friends wave signs Friday on Highway 11 near Waiakea Center in Hilo in memory of 3-year-old Fabian Garett-Garcia, who died last July in a Waimea foster home. His family seeks answers for his death, as the cause of the blunt trauma that killed him is undetermined, according to autopsy results.
The state Department of Health is asking residents to stay out of Alaialoa Gulch in Ookala after it was contaminated with cow manure.
FRANKFORT, Ky. — With the chants of hundreds of teachers ringing in their ears, Kentucky lawmakers voted Friday to override the Republican governor’s veto of a two-year state budget that increases public education spending with the help of a more than $480 million tax increase.
HONOLULU — After more than 600 acts of vandalism to city parks in three years, Mayor Kirk Caldwell unveiled on Thursday a three-month pilot project to lock up gates and bathrooms.
TMT International Observatory says it has deferred a decision on whether to stick with Maunakea as the site of its next-generation observatory or build instead at a backup location in Spain’s Canary Islands.
County Councilman Aaron Chung has drafted a bill that would allow a farmers market to be set up temporarily at Mooheau Park in downtown Hilo across from Hilo Farmers Market.