Accessed on 30 August 2018, 1356 UTC, Post #17544.
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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.
The emergency evacuation shelter in Pahoa, which opened May 3 as eruption activity started in lower Puna, will close next month.
Federal Emergency Management Director Brock Long is on the Big Island in the wake of Hurricane Lane. Meanwhile, Hawaii Emergency Management Director Tom Travis said he hopes preliminary figures from the ongoing damage assessment statewide can be tabulated by Monday.
Keaau could see its population more than double under a master plan W.H. Shipman released for public comment.
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A bill zeroing out property taxes for totally disabled veterans appeared to be cruising toward easy passage until it got stopped in its tracks last week, leading to likely changes when it comes back before the County Council on Wednesday.
Hawaii County will host a community meeting in Keaau on its proposed East Hawaii Organics Facility.
A police officer testified Wednesday that a murder suspect had his passport in a pocket when he was apprehended in Puna three years ago.
The state Department of Taxation said Wednesday a convicted felon surrendered to police in Hilo for tax, theft and computer fraud violations following a joint operation by police and tax department special agents.
KAILUA-KONA — The Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport at Keahole will get $10 million to go toward an aircraft rescue and firefighting training facility.
HONOLULU — A soldier based in Hawaii pleaded guilty Wednesday to trying to help the Islamic State, telling a judge he provided secret military information, a drone meant to track U.S. troops and other support to undercover agents he thought were members of the terrorist organization.
A brief look at news from throughout the state.