Accessed on 17 August 2018, 1645 UTC, Post #17445.
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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.
An East Hawaii toddler was diagnosed with rat lungworm disease, the state Department of Health said Thursday.
KAILUA-KONA — The parents of a 3-year-old toddler who died last year while in foster care are hopeful a 44-year-old Honokaa woman arrested for murder in connection with the boy’s death will be brought to justice.
KAILUA-KONA — The Leeward Planning Commission on Thursday voted to send a favorable recommendation to the Hawaii County Council on a proposal to expand the space in which the West Hawaii Business Park could develop without triggering a requirement to build a new road in the area.
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Leilani Estates residents have had a front-row seat to the Kilauea eruption that has destroyed hundreds of homes and upended their community.
A former general manager of the Grand Naniloa Hotel in Hilo is suing the hotel’s former management company and an executive who was his supervisor, claiming he was wrongfully forced to resign after uncovering and reporting internal theft and corrupt practices by employees.
KEALAKEKUA — A Holualoa man standing trial with his brother for murder was seen on video, played in a courtroom before a jury, confessing to killing Dolores “Lolo” Borja-Valle after first pronouncing his innocence to the crime.
A look at news from throughout the state.
KAILUA-KONA — A 44-year-old Honokaa woman was arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with the death of 3-year-old Fabian Garett-Garcia, who died last year while in foster care.
Tropical Storm Lane continues to intensify as it churns toward Hawaii.