Hawaii Island News, 29 August 2018

Accessed on 29 August 2018, 1358 UTC, Post #17539.



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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.

Ruggles situation confounds officials

County officials were still at a stalemate Tuesday, one week after Puna Councilwoman Jen Ruggles shocked fellow council members by announcing she will refrain from voting or sponsoring legislation because she feared she would be violating international law and committing war crimes against the Hawaiian Kingdom.

Court documents allege violent carjacking

A 77-year-old Kalapana Seaview Estates man told police the boyfriend of one of his tenants reached inside the man’s car through the open front passenger window and, meat cleaver in hand, ordered him to stop the slow-moving vehicle, according to court documents filed by police.

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Russ Roberts