Hawaii Island News, Thursday, 26 April 2018

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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.

Police seek two Ka’u men

Police are seeking leads on two Ka‘u men wanted on multiple arrest warrants as well as for questioning regarding thefts and burglaries.

Trump’s travel ban likely to be upheld, justices indicate

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court seemed poised Wednesday to uphold President Donald Trump’s ban on travel to the U.S. by visitors from several Muslim-majority countries, a move that would hand the president a major victory on a controversial signature policy.

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.

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Until next time,
Russ Roberts
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