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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 Hawaii news summary are those of the reporters and correspondent.
HONOLULU — Gov. David Ige says he might veto a bill that would apply the state’s hotel tax to resort fees.
HONOLULU — Coming off a high-profile challenge of President Donald Trump’s travel ban, it seemed that Hawaii Lt. Gov. Doug Chin would parlay that name recognition into a U.S. House seat.
HONOLULU — Honolulu police shot and killed a man after he began stabbing a police dog with an arrow near the end of a seven-hour standoff, authorities said.
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KAILUA-KONA — The last time Rachel Velez saw her brother, Thomas Ballesteros Jr., was two weeks ago in Ocean View trying to hitch hike to Kona.
As management of the emergency resulting from the May 3 Kilauea volcano eruption transitions from response to recovery mode, the number of Hawaii Army and Air National Guard troops deployed to East Hawaii has declined dramatically.
Ahalanui Beach Park might be the next area threatened by lava as the flow front in lower Puna inches southward toward Warm Ponds.
KAILUA-KONA — The earth moved in Kailua Village Monday, as dignitaries and business representatives scooped the first shovel fulls of dirt at the groundbreaking ceremony for Niumalu Marketplace, a new commercial development in the heart of Kailua-Kona.
During the week of June 18-24, Hawaii Island police arrested 19 motorists for DUI. Two of the drivers were involved in traffic accidents.
Puna Councilwoman Jen Ruggles has withdrawn her candidacy for re-election, leaving two political newcomers as the voters’ choice for the District 5 council seat.
Police have identified a 49-year-old man they think shot two people, killing one, Saturday afternoon on Painted Church Road in Honaunau.