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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.
It wasn’t so long ago that studying the Hawaiian language, ‘olelo Hawai‘i, wasn’t a widely encouraged undertaking. For kumu Keala Ching, he remembers that attitude prevailing as recently as his parents’ generation.
Hawaii County doesn’t consider tires rubbish, but that hasn’t stopped residents from abandoning them on roadsides or dropping them off at transfer stations in defiance of official policy.
A series of free presentations planned around the Big Island intend to educate residents and health care professionals about the “Our Care, Our Choice” Act, which goes into effect Jan. 1.
By First Republic Bank
— Young professionals and others entering the workforce are facing financial pressures unlike any recent generation.
You might not call it a clean finish, but for the hundreds of eager competitors who ducked, dashed, climbed and crawled their way over, around and through the obstacles at the Monster Dash 5K obstacle course, coming across the finish line was well worth the dirt.
A shallow 3.6-magnitude earthquake struck on Kilauea’s East Rift Zone inside Hawaii Volcanoes National Park on Saturday.
Among their ranks are a physician, a retired stockbroker, two engineers and a tax manager. Four of the eight are former government employees and one works for a consulting firm doing business with the county.
The start of construction of a temporary road over a portion of Highway 137 covered by this year’s lava flows was welcome news to Leilani Estates resident Michael Brant.
Less than 50 Big Island farmers reported nearly $28 million in total agricultural damages in a survey of farmers affected by the Kilauea eruption published last week.
Along a stretch of an ancient trail north of Hawaii Community College-Palamanui, Camilo Ramirez and his son, Essien, carefully laid lava rocks along the trail’s edge, restoring the walls that had been kicked and tumbled by the goats that have taken up residence.
Police Chief Paul Ferreira said the department’s vacancy rate is a challenge that is “going to get worse before it gets better” during a Police Commission meeting Friday in Hilo.