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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.
HONOLULU — The American Civil Liberties Union demanded Thursday that a Hawaii retirement home stop discriminating against non-Catholic residents and allow them to take advantage of the state’s new medically assisted suicide law if they wish.
Curious residents gathered Thursday at Hilo International Airport to look at four Hawaii Air National Guard fighter jets conducting training exercises on the Big Island.
A room full of people displaced by the eruption in lower Puna had one request for Hawaii County on Thursday — help them get home.
By LA Public Library
— ‘I dreamed of becoming a citizen, and the library made my dream come true’
Hawaii County departments were so busy with natural disasters this year, they didn’t get a chance to spend all their budgets.
The state Department of Health is rolling out a statewide survey to learn more about food habits of residents and visitors, and find out if there are any behaviors associated with possible risks for foodborne illnesses, including rat lungworm disease.
The state Department of Health’s Clean Air Branch fined seven companies, including Puna Geothermal Venture and Ludwig Construction Inc., for violations.
Police are seeking leads on the whereabouts of a 63-year-old Pahoa man wanted on an outstanding arrest warrant for theft.
Police said this afternoon that they are investigating the Wednesday evening death of a 6-year-old boy, describing the death as “suspicious.”
HONOLULU — Honolulu officials will allow $44 million from the city’s general fund to be used to finance the city’s 20-mile rail project.
KAILUA-KONA — Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. on Alii Drive will cease operations in December “due to lease expiration,” said company senior vice president and chief operating officer Jim Dufault on Wednesday.