Hawaii Island News, 05 July 2018

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“Hawaii Business Magazine”, 05 July 2018.

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Here are today’s top Hawaii Island news stories from “Hawaii Business Magazine”, published in Honolulu, Hawaii.  Views expressed in this Hawaii news summary are those of the  reporters and correspondents.

District 3 candidates share views 
For the first time in a decade, the state Senate seat for Hawaii Island’s 3rd District will be filled by a new face. West Hawaii Today.

Waimea political forum
Waimea Community Association is again collaborating with several community groups to co-host a candidate forum from 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, July 12. Big Island Now.

Lava task force wraps up eruption work
The Hawaii National Guard deactivated the Joint Task Force 50 partnership with the Guard and regular military forces that was formed to help with the lava emergency response in Hawaii County. Tribune-Herald.

Residents get the scoop from civil defense officials during meeting
Air quality monitoring, condemnation, and access to isolated homes were some of the concerns on the minds of the residents of Puna, who were given a chance to directly question county officials for the second time at Tuesday’seruption meeting in Pahoa. Big Island Video News.

People returned to subdivision buried by lava in 1990 – could it happen again?
Not many observers expected such rebuilding when Kalapana Gardens was destroyed. Yet now, because of this subdivision’s resurrection, it’s hard not to contemplate whether something similar may be possible for Leilani Estates, Lanipuna Gardens, Vacationland and Kapoho Beach Lots… Star-Advertiser.

Council approves new Charter Commission
During a special session held Friday in Hilo, the Hawaii County Council met with and approved the 11 nominees to serve on the Charter Commission. Big Island Video News. 

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Until next time,

Russ Roberts