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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 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.
Construction of more transitional shelters is underway for people displaced by the Kilauea eruption in lower Puna.
A dozen or so people gathered Friday morning at ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center for a down-to-earth lesson about lava.
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— The U.S. broke records in 2016 with 19 separate flooding events – the most in recorded history, according to USA Today – and this year’s wildfires continue to threaten homes in the West.
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.
Police are asking for the public’s assistance with locating a missing 64-year-old man.
A 50-year-old man was sentenced this week to up to 25 years in prison after pleading guilty to multiple charges of sexual abuse against three different juvenile victims.
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.
Vandals hit Lekeleke Burial Grounds in recent days, spray-painting rocks and littering at the historic site south of Keauhou.
Maria Harvey worked for seven years in various capacities off the shores of West Hawaii before she saw her first whale shark.