Hawaii Island News, afternoon update, 15 October 2018


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“Hawaii Business Magazine”, 15 October 2018.

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Comment:  Here are today’s top Hawaii State news stories from “Hawaii Business Magazine”, published in Honolulu, Hawaii.  Views expressed in this Hawaii news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.

HAWAI‘I ISLAND
Council to take up revised vacation rental bill 
The fifth version of a bill regulating short-term vacation rentals will be considered by the County Council Planning Committee on Tuesday, taking into account recommendations from the Leeward and Windward planning commissions and the Planning Department. West Hawaii Today.

Charter Commission discusses proposed changes to preservation fund 
A number of recommendations are being made to alter the charter sections dealing with Hawaii County’s Public Access, Open Space, and Natural Resources Preservation Fund. Big Island Video News.

Only one firm shows interest in former Uncle Billy’s hotel site 
Another study will be needed before the former Uncle Billy’s Hilo Bay Hotel site can be redeveloped. Tribune-Herald.

Former Hawaii Island officer found guilty of third-degree negligent homicide
Jody Buddemeyer was on trial accused of hitting and killing cyclist Jeffrey Surnow while driving a police car on Waikoloa Road in Kohala more than three years ago. Hawaii News Now.

HPA didn’t stop adult-student affair, report says
A female supervisor at the Hawaii Preparatory Academy boy’s dormitory on the Big Island was having sex with a male student and officials didn’t do anything to stop her even though they knew or should have known it was happening, according to an independent investigation commissioned by the school. Star-Advertiser.


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Russ Roberts

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