Hawaii Island News, 27 June 2018

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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.

State Senate candidates square off during forum

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.

Charges filed in South Kona shooting

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.

Police seek wanted man

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.

High court OKs Trump’s travel ban, rejects Muslim bias claim

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.

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Russ Roberts