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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.
Bypass routes for Highway 11 considered
The state and county are looking at the possibility of building a bypass route or routes as the condition of Highway 11 near Volcano Village and Hawaii Volcanoes National Park deteriorates because of near-constant seismic activity at the summit of Kilauea volcano. Tribune-Herald.
County picking up disposal fee for cars
The county has instituted an amnesty program for owners seeking to get rid of their unwanted vehicle. West Hawaii Today.
Meeting set to discuss helicopter noise
The state Department of Transportation’s Airports Division later this month will host a public information meeting regarding commercial helicopter flights over residential areas, the DOT announced Wednesday. Tribune-Herald.
A fairly new pest is making its presence known on Hawaii Island’s east side
Cacao Farmers of Hawaii and the Big Island Invasive Species Committee is warning farmers of the Longhorn Beetle, which poses a major threat to tree-related agriculture businesses. Hawaii News Now.
‘Hilo Massacre’ commemorated
Eighty years ago, a peaceful protest took a tragic turn as police opened fire on an unarmed crowd of union workers and their supporters at the docks of Hilo Bay in 1938. Tribune-Herald.
Ocean robots are helping researchers analyze Kilauea’s ocean impacts
Scientists have started analyzing live data collected by two ocean robots on the impacts of lava flowing into the water off lower Puna.Hawaii News Now.
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