Hawaii Island News, 08 July 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.

Challengers seek incumbent face-time

Challengers in some Hawaii Island political races say the public is missing out on the back-and-forth of debates and candidate forums because the incumbents are no-shows.

Hawaii grant program bolsters tech company innovation in Kona

A new tech company in Kona is working toward automating the sea. Tridentis Advanced Marine Vehicles took up residence at the Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority lastNovember, where it is developing an autonomous, unmanned marine vehicle for use by the National Oceanic andAtmospheric Administration.

Details emerge in South Kona shooting

A Honaunau man accused of murder appeared for a preliminary hearing Friday afternoon in District Court wearing a hospital gown, leg brace and sitting in a wheelchair.

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Until next time,
Russ Roberts