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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’s public school administrators have systematically failed to protect students from bullying and harassment, leading to violent attacks, according to a class-action lawsuit.
David Fukumoto lost many of the world-class bonsai plants on display at his nursery due to flooding from Hurricane Lane. But it has done little to damper his enthusiasm for his work or his dreams of building a large visitor center at his property.
It’s been eight months since Ola Brew Co. opened its doors on Luhia Street. Less than a year is but a blink of an eye in the business world, but what a ride it’s already been for the brewery tucked away in the old Kona Industrial Area.
By Nature Made
— Ever find that you have a hard time falling asleep, or sleep only fitfully waking every few hours? Sleep doesn’t have to be a challenge.
More than 9 million gallons of waste and storm water was released from three sewer pumps as rainfall from Hurricane Lane caused them to overflow.
Lane closures on Highway 19 will continue through Labor Day for repaving and debris removal.
Puna Councilwoman Jen Ruggles says she will not attend County Council meetings this week because she doesn’t think her questions on the political status of the Hawaiian Kingdom have been adequately addressed.
The plan to reopen Hawaii Volcanoes National Park on Sept. 22 remains on schedule, with the park announcing several details of its scheduled reopening.
Some East Hawaii schools are still drying out after Hurricane Lane dumped record rains on the area last week.
WAIKOLOA — Some operations are meant to end with a bang.
Enrollment in the Ka‘u-Keaau-Pahoa Complex Area has remained nearly the same in the new academic year, despite upheaval from eruption activity that began in lower Puna as the 2017-18 school year was ending.