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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.
The decline in tourism on the Big Island following the Kilauea eruption claimed another business Wednesday when Hilo-based tour company Jack’s Tours announced its intention to close at the end of the month.
Gov. David Ige said Thursday evening he’s “deeply concerned” about what the Department of Public safety admitted was the “erroneous release” of murder suspect Brian Lee Smith Tuesday at Hawaii Community Correctional Center.
KAILUA-KONA — Sometimes forgotten by the film industry in favor of the more populous Oahu or scenic Kauai, Hawaii Island is about to have its moment in the spotlight.
A couple who lost their home in Leilani Estates due to the Kilauea eruption received a claim denial letter a day after they sued their insurer for allegedly acting in bad faith, according to their attorney.
The Hawaii County Department of Water Supply on Wednesday challenged assertions that it’s obligated to buy a specified amount of wind power to run eight deep wells in South Kohala.
The southern edge of the lava flow front in Isaac Hale Beach Park appeared to have moved little, if at all, toward Pohoiki boat ramp on Thursday.
A federal agency will designate waters around Hawaii as protected critical habitat for endangered false killer whales.
WAIANAE, Oahu (AP) — Honolulu police say officers shot and killed an armed man who fired at them when they went to a west Oahu home to serve him with a temporary restraining order.
An alleged killer is on the loose and another manhunt is on, police and corrections officials said this afternoon.
Hilo tour company Jack’s Tours announced Wednesday that the longtime business will permanently close at the end of the month.