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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.
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is sending nearly $1 million to the state of Hawaii for expansion of the West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery in Kailua-Kona.
Endangered or threatened species protection may be warranted for cauliflower coral across its entire range — not just Hawaii, the National Marine Fisheries Service announced this week.
Traffic delays in Hilo are expected next week as the Department of Public Works upgrades traffic signals at two locations.
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— Did you know that cybercriminals can break into your vehicle without even touching it?
Like many Volcano businesses, the Akatsuka Orchid Gardens is looking forward to a return to normalcy after today’s reopening of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.
An assault on a hotel security guard in downtown Kona was captured on surveillance camera and viewed by the District Court judge as well as defense counselors during a preliminary hearing on Friday.
Hawaii Sen. Mazie Hirono, one of only four women on the 21-member Senate Judiciary Committee, asked Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh the same questions on sexual harassment she has asked dozens of other nominees.
A 19-year-old Naalehu woman died in a single-vehicle collision late Thursday night near the 58-mile marker of Hawaii Belt Road (Highway 11) in Ka‘u.
KEALAKEKUA — A Kona Circuit Court judge declared a mistrial in a murder case involving two brothers after a jury came back Thursday with the unanimous agreement they were “hopelessly deadlocked” in coming together on a verdict.
KAILUA-KONA — After a full morning of public testimony and discussion that went into Thursday afternoon, the Leeward Planning Commission voted to forward to the County Council a favorable recommendation on a vacation rental bill along with some suggestions for changes from the Planning Department and the commission itself.
The University of Hawaii Board of Regents approved Thursday the appointments of six members of the community-based Maunakea Management Board.