Hawaii Island News, 29 October 2018


Accessed on 29 October 2018, 1256 UTC, Post #17879.

Source:  http://www.hawaiitribune-herald.com/hawaii-news

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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.

Kua Bay lifeguards top priority for Hawaii County

Every year, representatives of the state’s four county councils get together to draft a wish list of priorities for the upcoming session of the state Legislature. This year, Honolulu has two proposals, Kauai has five, but Hawaii County has just one request — lifeguards for Kua Bay.

Community remembers zoo father and conservation pioneer Paul Breese

His was a mind enthralled by animals from the start — reptiles first and foremost, a fascination planted when Paul Breese was a young boy. Born in Minneapolis, orphaned early, then raised in California, he kept a pet tortoise in his formative years, as he did later in life: George, a dark brown tortoise who’s been hunkered down for decades in a backyard pen just outside of Hawi.

Christmas tree project branching out

An ongoing project to develop a viable Christmas tree farming industry on the Big Island has moved closer to fruition this year with more species of trees planted.

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