Hawaii Island News, evening edition, 23 October 2018

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“Hawaii Business Magazine”, 23 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.

HVNP numbers rebound healthily 
A month after reopening, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park seeing daily visitor numbers “on par” with those from this time last year. Park spokeswoman Jessica Ferracane said the number of visitors to the park consistently has remained at about 2,000 visitors daily, with boosts on cruise ship days. Tribune-Herald.

Resident sues over sewer plant plans
Sandra Demoruelle, in court filings against Environmental Management Director Bill Kucharski and Wastewater Division Chief Dora Beck, is asking the court to require the county to turn over copies of draft environmental assessments she requested, and also to publish notice of the documents in the state’s Environmental Notice, in regard to plans to build sewer plants in Naalehu and Pahala. West Hawaii Today.

Hawaii water supply vs. water sustainability
A closer look at the proposal to dismantle the Department of Water Supply and create a Department of Water Sustainability. Big Island Video News.

Earl Bakken remembered as an innovator, philanthropist
As an electrical engineer who made groundbreaking technological advancements in the field of medicine, Dr. Earl Bakken saved, prolonged and changed lives. As a prolific philanthropist, particularly on Hawaii Island, he improved them. West Hawaii Today. Star-Advertiser. 

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Russ Roberts