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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.
The ever-growing Halema‘uma‘u crater already swallowed the Overlook parking lot and might make the Jaggar Museum unusable.
KAILUA-KONA — Steve Marks was headed out of Honokohau Harbor earlier this month for a day of fishing when he abruptly had to bring his boat to a halt.
An agreement signed Friday by the state Department of Land and Natural Resources, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Kamehameha Schools will protect and aid the recovery of 32 federally endangered species on the Big Island.
The state Department of Transportation is planning to build a third evacuation route in case Highway 130 is no longer passable in lower Puna.
Hawaii County Councilwoman Eileen O’Hara will host a town hall June 30 on the “Future of Puna.”
SPOKANE, Wash. — Several affiliates of Planned Parenthood sued the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Friday over its efforts to impose an abstinence-only focus on its Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program that has served more than 1 million young people.
A brief look at news from throughout the state.
Major Jeff Hickman has had nine days off since May 7. Every other day, Hickman said, has been spent managing public and media access to the lower Puna eruption zone in his capacity asHawaii National Guard public affairs officer.
The Hawaii Supreme Court heard arguments Thursday in an appeal that could determine whether an embattled multi-nation telescope project can be built on a mountain Native Hawaiians consider sacred or have to move to a backup site in Spain’s Canary Islands that’s less desirable to scientists hoping to use the instrument for groundbreaking discoveries.
As the reality of the county’s budget crisis sank in Thursday, Mayor Harry Kim held an emergency Cabinet meeting seeking $5 million in cuts, and the Salary Commission voted to postpone discussion of a new round of top officials’ raises until August.