Hawaii Island News, 24 Oct 2018

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“Hawaii Business Magazine”, 24 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.

Visitor numbers down for the fourth month in a row
The impact of the Kilauea eruption on the Big Island’s tourism industry continues to be felt as official tourism data from September indicates a fourth consecutive month of declining hotel visits. Preliminary data from the Hawaii Tourism Authority released Monday reports that Big Island hotels suffered an 8.9 percent decrease in occupancy rates in September this year compared to September 2017. Tribune-Herald.

East, West Hawaii come together on water quality
When it comes to ocean water quality along Hawaii Island shores, preservation efforts in West Hawaii seem to be the envy of East Hawaii. During a recent two-day Water Quality Workshop held at the University of Hawaii-Hilo, Kona-side projects took center stage. Big Island Video News.

David De Luz Sr. remembered by friends, family
Prominent Big Island businessman David De Luz Sr. is being remembered by those who knew him as a role model and self-made entrepreneur who worked hard to achieve success. De Luz died Oct. 13 at the age of 86. He owned Big Island Toyota, De Luz Chevrolet, Kukaiau Ranch, Hawaii Beef Producers and was the founder of Big Island Motors. Tribune-Herald. 

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Russ Roberts