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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.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — In effectively knocking down a California law aimed at regulating anti-abortion crisis pregnancy centers, the U.S. Supreme Court delivered a blow to abortion-rights supporters who saw the law as a crucial step toward beating back the national movement against the procedure.
A brief look at news from throughout the state.
HONOLULU — An employee of the state agency that mistakenly sent cellphone and broadcast alerts about an imminent missile attack earlier this year said he saw staff members watching movies or TV on the job.
A bill authorizing the county to pick up abandoned vehicles on private roads will soon be back before the County Council, after a unanimous endorsement Wednesday by the Environmental Management Commission.
KAILUA-KONA — A mental evaluation was ordered Wednesday for a man suspected in a weekend carjacking despite the 23-year-old’s strong objections in court.
Gov. David Ige said at a news conference Monday that a much-discussed lava viewing area might be built outside of the Puna district — comments that were clarified Wednesday by Ige’s staff.
During public meetings in Pahoa, Hawaii County officials have mostly been vague about what a housing plan for those displaced by the Kilauea eruption might look like.
Hawaii Island police are searching for a 52-year-old Hilo woman wanted for alleged unauthorized control of a stolen vehicle.
At least two more homes in Kapoho Beach Lots are expected to be damaged or destroyed today.
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.