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Comment: 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.
He won some, he lost some, but Kapaau resident Lanric Hyland wasn’t one to shy away from what he perceived as inequities or violations of county, state or federal laws.
On Sept. 30, 1878, the S.S. Priscilla, a three-masted wooden sailing ship, arrived in Honolulu Harbor from Funchal, Madeira, after 116 days at sea. The Priscilla, a German barque, carried precious cargo — Hawaii’s first Portuguese immigrant families, who came to work on the sugar plantations as contract laborers.
The second time’s a charm for Volcano native David Teehee. Teehee, who now lives in Portland, Ore., completed the Pacific Crest Trail earlier this month, nearly five months after setting off, and two years after his first attempt to do so.
— The next generation of wireless is on the horizon—and set to transform the American economy.
Preliminary numbers show a dip in the occupancy rate for the University of Hawaii at Hilo’s newest dormitory, Hale ‘Alahonua, which has struggled to reach capacity since it opened in fall 2013.
After 134 days of closure, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park reopened its gates to the public Saturday, with a flood of visitors and residents alike eager to see a park reborn.
Researchers are exploring whether a shipwreck off the coast of Rhode Island could be the vessel that 18th-century explorer Capt. James Cook used to sail around the world.
Do you think Hawaii should hold a constitutional convention? Wait, back up. Do you even know what a constitutional convention is?
The Disaster Recovery Center in Pahoa will close on Friday (Sept. 28).
Hawaii County will soon have not one, but two, double-decker buses running between Hilo and South Kohala, County Council members learned last week.
The confirmation to judge of Wendy M. DeWeese marked history for Hawaii Island courts as it has now achieved gender equity on the bench.