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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.
“Take it to outer space,” exclaimed 7-year-old Reggie Shropshire as anunmanned aerial vehicle took to the sky Friday morning in the Saddle between Mauna Loa and Maunakea.
Recovery efforts continue to help some Hawaii residents get back on their feet following a devastating flood. About 30 community leaders from Kauai’s North Shore met Saturday to discuss relief efforts and allocate donations and services to areas where they are most needed after last weekend’s flooding.
Attorneys for a South Kohala developer are seeking hundreds of thousands of dollars for theirwork after recently prevailing over the state in a federal takings claim case.
By Cox Business
— Everywhere you go, you see people on their phones or tablets checking email, posting to social media, or searching for information.
Hokule‘a visited more than 150 ports in 23 countries during its historic four-year sail around the globe as it spread a message of malama honua — take care of the Earth.
Thirteen families living on Mauna Ziona Church property in North Kona are likely to be evicted in the comingweeks, more than two years after the property was purchased at county tax auction by the Free Church ofTonga-Kona.
It’s now the public’s turn to weigh in on the vacation rental issue. A measure first broached publicly in November, which then made its way through the Board of Ethics to clear aconflict of interest concern, will be discussed next week by the County Council Planning Committee.
In observance of Earth Day today, students on the Big Island are competing to see who can help the environment more by collecting and recycling outdated phone books.
A Hawaii National Guard unit will be deploying to Afghanistan — the first of about 1,000 guardsmen from the state that will be sent to the Middle East and Europe over the next year.
This year’s 55th annual Merrie Monarch Festival drew a surge of visitors to the Big Island usingthe home sharing website Airbnb.
Former officer pleads guilty to witness tampering