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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 correspondents.
New tarp-tent structures have been installed on the produce side of Hilo Farmers Market. The new tarps are fire-retardant and comply with the county’s standards for temporary structures in the Special Management Area where the popular open-air market operates.
As the lower Puna eruption continues, the county is evaluating ways to safely reopen roads in the area and even allow people to view the lava.
Incumbent state Sen. Lorraine Inouye and challenger Heather Kimball faced off Monday night in a wide-ranging forum touching on repairing the Big Island’s post-eruption economy, shortages of doctors and teachers, cesspools, money in politics and making government more efficient.
The University of Hawaii at Hilo will establish a new academic college when the Division of Natural Sciences, School of Nursing and Department of Kinesiology and Exercise Sciences merge to become the College for Natural and Health Sciences on July 1.
KAILUA-KONA — A Honaunau man was charged with murder in connection with a Saturday shooting on Painted Church Road in South Kona that left one man dead and two other people injured.
One candidate wants to cut government bureaucracy. Several touted their experience in state government. Another calls herself a democratic socialist, a third wants to repeal taxes.
Police are seeking the public’s assistance with finding a 27-year-old man wanted for questioning in several criminal investigations and on an arrest warrant for violating probation.
A brief look at news from throughout the state.
DETROIT — Maryam Bahramipanah is torn between staying with her husband, who came to Michigan from their native Iran, and returning home to see her mother, who suffered a stroke.
WASHINGTON — A sharply divided Supreme Court upheld President Donald Trump’s ban on travel from several mostly Muslim countries Tuesday, the conservative majority taking his side in a major ruling supporting his presidential power. A dissenting liberal justice said the court was making a historic mistake by refusing to recognize the ban discriminates against Muslims.