Hawaii Island News, Saturday, 14 April 2018

Accessed on 14 April 2018, 1428 UTC, Post #16640.



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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.

In memory of Fabian

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.

Teacher victory: Kentucky lawmakers override budget veto

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.

TMT board defers decision on project location

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.

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Russ Roberts
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