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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.
Gov. David Ige and his primary Democratic challenger, U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa, are running a neck-and-neck race, based on total campaign contributions and poll numbers. They’re also evenly dividing the state’s ZIP codes and major islands when it comes to who’s sending them checks.
The Hawaii Fire Department was monitoring brush fires on the south side of the fissure 8 lava channel near Noni Farms Road on Saturday.
It might be unusual to see more than one Republican on the primary ballot for a seat like state House District 2, which sits in heavily Democratic Hilo. That’s not the case this year, and the choice couldn’t be more stark.
By Cox Business
— With fewer resources and limited funding, competing against larger brands and businesses can feel insurmountable.
With the most destructive phase of the Kilauea eruption seemingly over, some areas of the Big Island real estate market are in a stronger position than others.
Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell proposed a bill Thursday that would allow homeowners to run bed-and-breakfast establishments in properties where they live, but ban non-owner transient vacation units in residential zones.
KEALAKEKUA — State Department of Public Safety Director Nolan Espinda on Friday morning acknowledged his department’s mistake in releasing a pre-trial murder suspect from Hawaii Community Correctional Center four days ago.
Road crews are monitoring cracks on Highway 130 in lower Puna after higher emissions were detected from the cracks that opened in the highway’s surface in May.
A Hilo business was burgled Friday morning after thieves stole a van from Suisan Fish Market and used it to smash into a pawn shop.
Photos by HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald.
MILOLII — The secret to fishing, said Tirahlyn Samoa, is “to stay really still.”