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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 notched the lowest unemployment rate in the nation in July, however, the Big Island continues to see more people out of work than the other three counties in the state.
Aaron Sanchez and Sam Choy have a few things in common. They both hold the title of celebrity chef and they both have an appreciation for a famous tropical drink: the mai tai.
The county is poised to acquire a large Ka‘u tract that one official calls the “poster child” of lands purchased for preservation.
— It’s pretty amazing what you can do with your phone.
A Hilo condominium owners’ association is suing a former vice chairman of the state Real Estate Commission and his wife for allegedly embezzling about $120,000 in funds.
A former Maui police officer has been sentenced to four months in prison and three years of probation for witness tampering.
The flash flood warning is pau, but much of East Hawaii remains under a flood advisory.
Hurricane Lane has strengthened to a category 4 storm, with maximum sustained winds near 140 mph.
Hurricane Lane continued to intensify Friday, becoming a Category 3 storm as it continued its westward track toward Hawaii Island.
The Keauhou Ranch Fire remained 90 percent contained on Friday, covering an area of 3,739 acres on the slopes of Mauna Loa, mostly within Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.
A third lawsuit has been filed against Lloyd’s of London after the insurer and its underwriters denied the claim of a Leilani Estates homeowner who had evacuated in the wake of eruption activity in May.