Hawaii Island News, 17 June 2018

Accessed on 17 June 2018, 1334 UTC, Post #17037.



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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 Hawaii news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.

TMT back in court

The saga of the Thirty Meter Telescope will return to the state Supreme Court this week as oral arguments areheld for the project’s land use permit.

Shelters keep pets, owners together

Curiosity was getting the better of Monster Cat at the Keaau Armory as the hefty black-and-white cat explored his new home on a warm afternoon earlier this month — walking freely through the grass, slinking through tight spaces, meowing loudly at his human, Bridget Allen, as he passed. His feline brethren was roaming, too.

Four men indicted in separate incidents

A Hilo grand jury on Wednesday indicted four men in unrelated cases — two allegedly involving firearms in a lava zone, one involving police gunfire in Puna and one regarding an alleged sex assault at a Hilo hotel.

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Until next time,
Russ Roberts