Hawaii Island News, 13 June 2018

Accessed on 13 June 2018, 1524 UTC, Post #17008.



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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.

No ethics violations found in IT contract

The Board of Ethics on Tuesday cleared a retired county employee to hold a county contract overseeing a project replacing the county’s problematic online building permit application system.

Lawsuit filed in alleged child starvation

The maternal aunt of a 9-year-old Hilo girl allegedly starved to death almost two years ago by her parents and maternal grandmother has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the state, the girl’s parents and her maternal grandmother.

Alleged bike thief faces enhanced charges

A 27-year-old Hilo man accused of stealing a pair of patrol bicycles from the Hilo Community Policing substation at Mooheau Park bus terminal in downtown Hilo made his initial court appearance Tuesday.

Sticky situation

Cousins Serenity Oda, 9, and Halo Miranda, 7, learn about measuring increments and mixing while making slime with saline, glue, shaving cream and baking soda Tuesday during the first session of Summer Art Camp at Circle of Life Hilo Art Studio in downtown Hilo.

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Until next time,
Russ Roberts