Hawaii Island News, 06 September 2018

Accessed on 06 September 2018, 1336 UTC, Post #17587.



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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.

Crowd comes out to support Ruggles

“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.”

Out with ‘all the moldy stuff’: Volunteers help residents recover from flooding

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.

County: Kuawa ball fields fixed

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.

Living in the moment: Local businesses help make girl’s dreams reality

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.

Slain Kapoho woman had restraining order against neighbors

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.

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Russ Roberts