Hawaii Island News, afternoon update, 17 October 2018

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“Hawaii Business Magazine”, 17 October 2018.

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

Mayor names new County Mass Transit Agency administrator
Brenda Carreira is set to become the latest in a line of administrators to try to repair Hawaii County’s beleaguered Mass Transit Agency since Mayor Harry Kim assumed office in 2016. West Hawaii Today.

Vacation rental bill advances 
A bill regulating vacation rentals took a big step forward Tuesday, clearing a council panel on its way to two final votes. West Hawaii Today.

Councilwoman withdraws resolution recognizing animals as ‘sentient beings’
Puna Councilwoman Eileen O’Hara introduced the resolution to “set the tone” for how the county deals with animal well fare. She quickly withdrew it because of lack of support from other council members. Tribune-Herald.

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Russ Roberts