Hawaii Island News, 08 Nov 2018

Accessed on 08 November 2018, 1346 UTC, Post 17933.

Source:  http://www.hawaiitribune-herald.com/category/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.

Hilo robbery suspect charged

Police have charged a 21-year-old Hilo man in connection with an early Monday morning robbery that occurred in the alcove of the Palace Theater in Hilo.

Study: Climate change increases hurricane threat

A new study by researchers at the University of Hawaii at Manoa School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology indicates that as the climate changes in the coming decades, the northward shift of hurricanes toward the Hawaiian Islands will increase chances of landfall, and storm surge will pose severe flood risks to population and infrastructure along coastlines and further inland.

Obituaries for November 8

Dennis Rueben Bangay, 74, of Kealakekua died Oct. 25 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he was a journeyman plumber for the state and U.S. Army veteran. Visitation 9-10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, at Daifukuji Soto Mission in Honalo. Memorial service at 10 a.m. Lunch to follow. Casual attire. Survived by wife, Sharen Bangay of Kealakekua; daughter, Tara (Greg) Fournier of Las Vegas; son, Kenneth Kapono (Trisha) Bangay of Colorado Springs, Colo.; brother, Randall (Yvonne) Bangay of Honolulu; sister, Corinne (John) Whitten of Kaneohe, Oahu; five grandchildren; nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.