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Here are today’s top Hawaii Island news stories compiled by the “Hawaii Tribune-Herald”, published in Hilo, Hawaii. Views expressed in this news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.
KAILUA-KONA — About a decade ago, the Hawaii Police Department acquired its first fleet of marked police vehicles, costing around $2 million.
State lawmakers have performed CPR on a lifeguard liability bill that was all but sunk in the legislative session.
Spend a day as a student at Malamalama Waldorf School, and you might play a diatonic flute or re-enact fables and legends duringdrama class. To learn science, you might take a walk through nature. For social studies, you might learn about ancient Hebrew or Nordic culture, andphysical education class might include circus skills.
— As a child, it was baseball—playing it as often as possible and cheering on his favorite teams. These days, it’s snowboarding, gracefully whooshing down snowy slopes, his board and body moving as one.
Hawaii Gov. David Ige has called for an emergency response to the severe flooding on Kauai.
LAUPAHOEHOE — A teen suicide prevention project kicked off Friday at Laupahoehoe Community Public Charter School.
KAILUA-KONA — Several residents who spoke out about a draft environmental impact statement connected to a master plan at Kealakekua Bay State Historical Park said many of the document’s elements don’t pass muster.
Hawaii lawmakers have approved a resolution calling on the state Department of Defense to assemble a task force to review issues surrounding last January’s mistaken missile alert, which sent the public into a panic.
More than two weeks after a deadline to submit bids for a surf school pilot program atKahaluu Bay, local surf schools said they haven’t heard anything from either the county or the nonprofit pickedto manage the program.
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.