Hawaii Island News, 09 Nov 2018


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“Hawaii Business Magazine”, 09 November 2018.

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Comment:  Here are today’s top Hawaii Island news stories from “Hawaii Business Magazine”.  Views expressed in this Hawaii news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.

HAWAI‘I ISLAND
Kim resumes work on plan for Maunakea
Kim, who in November 2017 received a green light from Gov. David Ige to propose a new management structure for the mountain, said he is back to talking with a seven-member working group that will help him refine his vision for Maunakea, which he thinks can be a symbol of international cooperation, the pursuit of knowledge, and the Hawaiian people. Tribune-Herald.

Big Island reps get new assignments
Rep. Mark Nakashima has been named vice speaker of the state House of Representatives.Tribune-Herald.

Hilo gun owner contests petition in open-carry case
The attorneys for the Hilo man challenging Hawaii’s open-carry gun law filed a response Thursday to the state’s latest legal maneuver, saying its argument is both legally wrong and “far too little and far too late.” Star-Advertiser.

Vacation rental ban could be ‘the final death blow’ for Puna
Critics argue these rentals are one of the few economic bright spots in the lava-ravaged district. Civil Beat.

Vandals damage Big Island park, closing it for $12K repairs
Repairs will be made to the Waimea Park Bandstand’s bathroom, water fountain and storage lockers. Hawaii News Now.

School’s plans for new campus move forward
A vision for an improved Volcano School of Arts and Sciences is moving forward, and has gotten Windward Planning Commission approval. Big Island Video News.

Big Island tea cooperative optimistic about new ag venture
With the help of farmers, landowners, investors and consumers, a Big Island cooperative hopes to establish a specialty tea industry in Hawaii.Tribune-Herald.


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