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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.
No matter where they stand on the issue, one thing was clear Tuesday. People care very deeply about vacationrentals. Residents packed council chambers in Hilo and Kona, and almost 100 signed up to talk about Bill 108, the County Council’s first attempt to regulate the increasingly popular Airbnb, VRBO and other short-term rentals. The county is the only one in the state not regulating such rentals.
A Ka‘u High School student was honored by Gov. David Ige earlier this month for writing a children’s book about abusive relationships.
The University of Hawaii at Hilo’s search for a permanent chancellor has been pushed back.
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The contractor for a medical marijuana growing site under construction has filed a civil suit against thedeveloper and operator of the facility project, claiming nonpayment for construction on the Pepeekeo site.
Farms in Hawaii could become “zero waste” if a state-funded demonstration project proves viable.
A 55-year-old Leilani Estates man made his initial court appearance Tuesday on numerous drug and identitytheft charges.
Voters this year will have the opportunity to decide if Hawaii should establish a surcharge on investment property to help fund public education.
A 55-year-old Leilani Estates man is in custody after police executed a search warrant on his Kupono Street home for the second time this year.
The Department of the Attorney General hopes to double its collection of unused or expired medications at theupcoming Take-Back Initiative.
Missing extended furlough inmate Troy Chung-Hoon turned himself in Sunday afternoon at the Kealakehe police station in Kona and was arrested by Hawaii County police.