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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.
Mayor Harry Kim, the Hawaii County Council and two members of the island’s state legislative delegation came closer to an understanding Wednesday about how to ask for money to rebuild island infrastructure in the wake of the Kilauea volcano eruption and destructive lava flow in lower Puna.
The Hawaii County Council unanimously adopted the Hamakua Community Development Plan on Wednesday, despite some misgivings over a land use designation for Hakalau Point.
The state Supreme Court handed the Thirty Meter Telescope project a lifeline Wednesday by ruling that a contested case hearing is not required for a sublease with the University of Hawaii at Hilo.
— It’s pretty amazing what you can do with your phone.
A former Big Island woman now living in Las Vegas was sentenced Wednesday in Honolulu to 33 months in federal prison for defrauding Waste Management of Hawaii Inc. of $862,722 over a period of four years.
Hasta luego, Hurricane Hector.
The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory said Wednesday that activity and lava output from fissure 8 remains low.
During the week of July 30-Aug. 5, Hawaii Island police arrested 16 motorists for DUI. Six of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident and one was younger than 21.
The public is invited to “A Taste of Tea & Pottery,” a fundraiser for the “Fire Arts” Program (ceramics and glass programs) at Volcano Art Center.
A brief look at news from throughout the state.
The Keauhou Ranch wildland fire more than doubled overnight and is now 3,205 acres — most of it within Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.