Hawaii Island News, 10 August 2018

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“Hawaii Business Magazine”, 10 August 2018.

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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.

Land Board member violates rules in TMT case
A member of the Board of Land and Natural Resources who supports the Thirty Meter Telescope tried to contact state Supreme Court Justice Michael Wilson in violation of court rules.Star-Advertiser.

PGV to remain offline for at least 18 months
Isaac Angel, CEO of Ormat, said in the company’s second-quarter earnings call on Wednesday that reopening PGV as soon as possible is a priority, but even when conditions at the facility are safe enough to resume operations, the reactivation process will take time. Tribune-Herald.

DPS to probe own mistaken release
A new restriction is in place for Hawaii Community Correctional Center inmate releases as Departmet of Public Safety officials probe a July blunder that resulted in an accused murderer being erroneously released into the community. West Hawaii Today.

Aquarium fish industry says no significant impact in resuming netting
Should commercial aquarium fish collectors be allowed to resume plying their trade with fine mesh nets along Hawaii Island’s shores? That question, along with how commercial licenses should be regulated, is the subject of a dispute between the aquarium industry and the state Department of Land and Natural Resources upon the publication Wednesday of the industry’s finding of no significant impact in its final environmental assessment.  West Hawaii Today.

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Russ Roberts