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Comment: 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.
About 60 people braved a heat index that officially reached 91 degrees Sunday to bless the site of the future home of the Hawaii Island Portuguese Chamber of Commerce Cultural and Educational Center at the corner of Komohana and Ponahawai streets in Hilo.
Trial gets underway Tuesday for a former Hawaii Police Department officer charged with negligent homicide for allegedly fatally striking a bicyclist while he was on-duty in March 2015.
Humpback whale sightings are becoming less common in the Hawaiian Islands. Researchers have found that along with fewer sightings, fewer male Hawaiian humpback whales have been recorded singing.
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— Along with crisp morning temperatures and brightly colored leaves, the change from summer to fall comes with the need to ensure that your property is prepared for the harsh weather to come.
Less than half an hour after divers leapt into the water at Honokohau Harbor, the designated drop zone was covered with yards of hose and fishing line, stacks of tires and even the odd carpet. And there was still plenty of work to be done.
A lawsuit filed by a Big Island group seeking to limit helicopter traffic over the island will go before the U.S. Court of Appeals in November.
Not guilty pleas were entered Friday by a woman and two men accused of attempted murder after brutally assaulting a hotel security guard earlier this month.
The Hawaii senator in the national spotlight for her blunt criticisms of male behavior surrounding the controversial Supreme Court nomination said questions about one of her own male political allies with a checkered domestic past are nothing more than “more manufactured moral outrage led by the Republican leadership.”
One year after the successful release of 11 ‘alala into the wild, conservationists released five more of the Hawaiian crows earlier this week.
A man accused of killing and dismembering his mother in their Waikiki apartment pleaded guilty.
Proponents for and against a proposed amendment to the state constitution that aims to better fund public education debated merits of the upcoming ballot measure during a moderated panel forum Thursday at the Arc of Hilo.