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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 Alabama man was fined $1,500 for touching a Hawaiian monk seal as well as harassing a sea turtle on Kauai, and then posting the videos on social media.
Police responded to a possible burglary at an Orchidland Estates home, only to charge a resident of the house with numerous felony offenses.
Government officials on Sunday began their assessments of the damage inflicted upon Hawaii Island from Hurricane Lane.
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The local area continues to be a hub of development and up-and-coming businesses, giving residents and visitors to the area increased opportunities to shop and enjoy themselves in Kailua-Kona.
A man was killed in a single-car rollover this morning in Ocean View.
UPDATE 11:12 a.m. As of 11 a.m. Tropical Storm Miriam is 1,920 miles east southeast of Hilo, with maximum sustained winds of 45 mph and moving west at 14 mph.
Hawaii emerged Saturday from the threat of a potentially devastating hurricane after historic amounts of rain forced evacuations on some islands but damage appeared less than feared.
In addition to deciding whether the state should hold a constitutional convention, Hawaii voters on the Nov. 6 general election ballot will be asked to consider a precedent-setting change that would move some of the county’s exclusive power to charge real property taxes to the state’s domain.
Making county spending more transparent is the aim of two charter amendments scheduled for the Nov. 6 general election ballot.
Hawaii County will begin damage assessments today after windward areas were walloped by days of torrential rain and severe flooding from Tropical Storm Lane.