Hawaii Island News, 22 August 2018

Accessed on 22 August 2018, 1557 UTC, Post #17478.



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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.

Man found aflame, dead, in drainage ditch

A man authorities say was probably in his 50s was burned to death, and according to a written Fire Department statement, the cause is “misuse of accelerants.”

States aim to stop internet release of 3D-printed gun plans

SEATTLE — A federal judge in Seattle hearing arguments about a settlement that allows a Texas company to post online plans for printing 3-D guns said Tuesday that the overall issue of such untraceable plastic weapons should be decided by the president or Congress.

Preserving a future

Hayden Konanui-Tucker wasn’t planning to perform hula at the 46th annual Hoʻokuʻikahi Establishment Day Hawaiian Cultural Festival on Saturday. But when the 14-year-old heard the strummed notes of “Kaulana Na Pua,” he felt it, he said, and went with it.

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Until next time,
Russ Roberts