Accessed on 09 May 2018, 1441 UTC, Post #16776.
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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.
KAILUA-KONA — The Hawaii Police Department is awaiting delivery of 10 new marked police SUVs, the first addition to the department’s fleet in nearly a decade.
The Hawaii Supreme Court overturned the dismissal of a defamation lawsuit filed by county Elections Administrator Pat Nakamoto and a former elections clerk against Hawaii County, former Councilman Dominic Yagong and a private investigator.
Turn down that radio. No loud midnight conversations on the lanai. Park your rental car on your own property.
— California Drivers With No Tickets In 3 Years Are In For A Big Surprise
Nearly a week since Kilauea volcano began releasing torrents of lava onto the roads and homes of Leilani Estates, large areas of the Puna neighborhood have started to resemble another world.
As the number of those affected by the Leilani Estates lava eruption continues to rise, concerned citizens both on and off the island are looking for ways to provide support.
Rescue operations are underway to retrieve what could be hundreds of animals left in Leilani Estates and Lanipuna Gardens after their owners were forced to evacuate.
Following a weekend spill at Big Island Dairy, the Hawaii Department of Health is asking the public the stay out of Alaialoa and Kaohaoha gulches in Ookala, because storm water within both gulches may be contaminated with animal waste.
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump withdrew the U.S. from the landmark nuclear accord with Iran on Tuesday, abruptly restoring harsh sanctions in the most consequential foreign policy action of his presidency. He declared he was making the world safer, but he also deepened his isolation on the world stage and revived doubts about American credibility.
HONOLULU — Honolulu City Council members last week gave a warmer reception to Mayor Kirk Caldwell’s vacation rental proposal to allow for more legal bed-and-breakfast establishments and transient vacation units across Oahu.
A possible new fissure opened in Leilani Estates, potentially bringing the number of fissures in the subdivision up to 15.