Hawaii Island News, 15 August 2018

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“Hawaii Business Magazine”, 15 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.

County asks lawmakers to mull $680M disaster recovery plan
Hawaii County has increased the price tag of its draft Kilauea disaster recovery plan as administrators begin to make their pitch to lawmakers. Tribune-Herald.

New panel to be charged with finding solutions to helicopter noise
Dennis Roberts, regional administrator for the FAA’s Western-Pacific Region, said after the meeting that the community has 30 days to provide additional feedback and come together with regard to representation on the committee.Tribune-Herald. Hawaii News Now.

Asphalt plant permit sought
The Leeward Planning Commission on Thursdayis scheduled to hear a request from Goodfellow Bros Inc. to extend the life of its permit for a base yard at the Waikoloa Quarry and approve an asphalt/concrete batching plant in the area.West Hawaii Today.

Dispensary gets green light to grow 
Hawaiian Ethos is the first dispensary to open in Hawaii County, and the seventh statewide.Associated Press. Star-Advertiser. Tribune-Herald.Big Island Video News. 

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Russ Roberts