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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.
Hawaii County anticipates fixing a software bug by today, allowing it to resume accepting building permit applications.
Police are seeking leads on two Ka‘u men wanted on multiple arrest warrants as well as for questioning regarding thefts and burglaries.
Kilauea’s summit lava lake continued to be filled to the brim Wednesday following additional overflows onto the floor of Halema‘uma‘u Crater.
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A state House-Senate conference committee breathed new life Wednesday into Mayor Harry Kim’s request for a general excise tax surcharge by extending the deadline for the County Council to approve the measure.
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.
An adjustment to the state budget that would fund a new medium security unit at Hawaii Community Correctional Center was sent to Gov. David Ige for final approval Wednesday.
A state House-Senate conference committee on Wednesday unanimously passed a bill that will establish a five-year pilot program to fund four more full-time Child Welfare Services case workers in East Hawaii.
A brief look at news from throughout the state.
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.