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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.
Kamehameha Schools will start a new search for an operator to harvest approximately 10,000 acres of forest land on the Hamakua Coast after Hawaii Forest withdrew from lease negotiations earlier this month.
Free unlimited Wi-Fi is now available throughout the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport in Honolulu, including new coverage throughout terminals 1 and 2, the state Department of Transportation’s Airport Division announced Monday.
Eighteen people came out to a public hearing Monday evening on a proposed quarter-percent increase in the general excise tax, evenly split between those in support and those in opposition.
— For Michael, going on dialysis was a wake-up call. He has lost over 500 pounds, and with help from DaVita’s patient-centered approach to dialysis care, Michael believes in himself again.
While fissure 8 continues to steadily produce lava from Kilauea volcano, three other fissures are displaying weak signs of activity.
After hearing pleas from short-term vacation rental operators in Puna and elsewhere asking the county to put a vacation rental bill aside until Puna and the county recover from its ongoing lava emergency, the County Council Planning Committee postponed action until July 10.
KAILUA-KONA — The Hawaii Police Department has collected $120 in counterfeit bills after receiving reports of fake $20 and $100 bills circulating in businesses throughout the Kailua-Kona area, authorities confirmed Monday.
U.S. Geological Survey Hawaiian Volcano Observatory, status of Kīlauea volcano, 10 a.m. HST, June 18, 2018, Liz Westby, USGS geologist.
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This is video footage from a Hawaii Army National Guard survey of the Kilauea eruption on the Big Island of Hawaii.
Mayor Harry Kim has been hospitalized after suffering a heart attack Saturday, his second since April.