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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.
At a Thursday art meeting at Wailoa Center, nine displaced residents from Kapoho, Vacationland and Leilani Estates were asked to write down their emotional states and draw representations of them.
With the possible arrival Tuesday of Hurricane Olivia — probably as a tropical storm — scores of East Hawaii folks were making preparations to weather the cyclone.
Administrators with Hawaii County’s Department of Environmental Management say a new proposed site for a island-wide composting facility will have fewer impacts on the community and won’t be near any residences.
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— The change in season and arrival of warmer weather make spring the perfect time to do some deep cleaning in your home.
A brother accused of murder took the stand in his defense on Friday, telling the jury a different alibi than the one he told officers during the initial days of the investigation in the 2015 slaying.
The National Weather Service has issued a tropical storm watch for most of Hawaii, including the Big Island, as Hurricane Olivia continues to make its way toward Hawaii.
UPDATE 2:55 p.m.: Gov. David Ige signed an emergency proclamation that will provide relief for disaster damages, losses and suffering caused by Hurricane Olivia. Even if Olivia arrives as a tropical storm, as predicted, Hawaii is in danger of experiencing high winds, heavy rains, high surf, storm surges and flooding that threaten to harm communities and cause extensive damage to public and private property across the state.
Although the Amy B.H. Greenwell Ethnobotanical Garden has remained closed to the public since the Bishop Museum shuttered it in 2016, life continues nonetheless at the 15-acre site in Captain Cook.
A second anonymous donor has increased the reward for information leading to the prosecution of those responsible for the shooting of three cats on Hawaii Island.
MacKenzie State Recreation Area is located at the end of the road, where Highway 137 meets a barricade and not far from where lava from the lower Puna eruption first entered the ocean. But it wasn’t the final destination for some gathering at the park Saturday, the first day of it being open in several months.
Before Hawaii County creates a redevelopment agency to guide eruption recovery in Puna, it may need some help from the state Legislature.