Hawaii Island News, 05 October 2018


Accessed on 05 October 2018, 0211 UTC, Post #17759.

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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.

AG warns of ‘Keiki ID’ scam

State Attorney General Russell Suzuki is warning the public after a report of an individual who identified himself as an employee of the A.G.’s department going door-to-door in Honolulu asking residents if they were interested in scheduling an appointment for a Keiki ID kit.

Proclamation pushes back work on PGV

No work on restoring Puna Geothermal Venture can begin until at least Dec. 1 after Gov. David Ige extended his emergency proclamation for the fourth time earlier this week.

Helicopter noise panel takes shape

A new roundtable committee that aims to address noise caused by commercial helicopters is seemingly close to being established, nearly two months after its creation was announced at a community meeting on the issue.

Council: No more second-hand buses

The County Council doesn’t want the Big Island to be known as the hand-me-down island and is asking the Mass Transit Administration to quit accepting used buses from other counties.

Feds nix Lane aid request

The federal government has denied the state’s request for “individual assistance” for Hurricane Lane, Hawaii County officials said Thursday.

Highway 11 roadwork set to commence

After sustaining considerable damage from thousands of earthquakes, Highway 11 near Hawaii Volcanoes National Park will undergo repairs throughout the weekend and next week.

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Russ Roberts