Hawaii Island News, 17 August 2018

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.

Commission favors plan to expand business park without new road

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.

Former Grand Naniloa GM sues hotel management company, executive

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.

Trial continues for brothers accused in 2015 murder

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.

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Until next time,
Russ Roberts