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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.
Hawaii County has increased the price tag of its draft Kilauea disaster recovery plan to $680 million as administrators begin to make their pitch to lawmakers.
KEALAKEKUA — Several photographs and pieces of evidence were presented to a jury on the first day of trial for two brothers accused of murder and conspiracy.
A new roundtable committee will seek solutions to noise caused by commercial helicopters.
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Jury selection began Tuesday in the trial of a 43-year-old man accused stabbing his mother to death almost three years ago in an area of lower Puna covered by lava from Kilauea volcano earlier this year.
The state Department of Health authorized the first business on the Big Island to grow cannabis and manufacture cannabis products.
A continuous 24-hour closure of the West Kawailani Street and Iwalani Street intersection will begin at 6 a.m. Friday and continue through 6 p.m. Sunday, weather permitting.
The Keauhou Ranch Fire is reportedly 86 percent contained as of Tuesday afternoon after fire crews secured fire lines on the edges of the blaze.
A brief look at news from throughout the state.
KAILUA-KONA — One of Hawaii Island’s own, Sgt. 1st Class Reymund R. Transfiguracion, died Sunday from wounds he suffered while serving his country in Helmand province, Afghanistan.
The Big Island, especially West Hawaii and some areas in Puna, preferred U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa over incumbent Gov. David Ige in Saturday’s Democratic primary election.