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Here are today’s top Hawaii Island news stories compiled by the “Hawaii Tribune-Herald”, published in Hilo, Hawaii. Views expressed in this Hawaii news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.
“As a Hawaiian subject, I am a protected person. … This body illegally enacts United States laws in violation of the Hague and Geneva conventions, and as a victim of war crimes that stem from this unlawful legislation, I demand that this body immediately cease and desist.”
Police are seeking leads to help find a missing 75-year-old man.
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park announced some of its exhibits will be displayed in Pahoa as it casts more doubt on Jaggar Museum reopening.
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Decked out in masks and hard hats, Ashley Midgette and Mary Bozzacco were boxing up dishes in a once-waterlogged basement Wednesday morning. The pair was part of a three-person team of volunteers from All Hands and Hearts, one of several volunteer organizations helping with recovery efforts after Hurricane Lane dumped record rains on East Hawaii last month.
KEALAKEKUA — A McDonald’s receipt ignited an interesting line of questioning by the defense as the murder trial for the Miranda-Garcia brothers continues in 3rd Circuit Court.
Improvements to the drainage system on the Kuawa ball fields have been completed, and the long-awaited park is anticipated to open early next year, county Parks and Recreation officials said Tuesday.
Audrey Yedinak had never flown on a plane before. Her doctors weren’t sure she should, or even if she could. But when the 9-year-old from Tehachapi, California, found out in April about an opportunity to fulfill her dreams of swimming with dolphins and visiting a volcano on Hawaii Island, her reaction was as uncomplicated as it was matter-of-fact.
Hawaii County has closed all beach parks on the north and east side of the island, from South Point to Upolu Point, starting Thursday, as Hurricane Norman continues to move toward the Big Island.
UPDATE: As of 11 a.m. today, Hurricane Norman was located 435 miles east of Hilo.
The defense counsel for a 43-year-old man accused of fatally stabbing his mother was allowed by a judge to introduce into evidence Tuesday — over objection by the prosecution — that the victim had an active restraining order against two of the state’s witnesses.