Hawaii Island News, Wednesday, 25 April 2018

Accessed on 25 April 2018, 1403 UTC, Post #16693.



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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.

Vacation rental bill on hold until May 8

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.

Contractor sues Lau Ola, Ha, claiming nonpayment

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.

Alleged furlough violator turns self in

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.

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Until next time,
Russ Roberts
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