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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.
East Hawaii residents honored those who served their country Saturday during a Veterans Day Parade blessed with sunny skies and a gentle breeze that waved a giant United States flag flying over Kamehameha Avenue in Hilo.
A proposal under consideration for the 2020 ballot would cut the county open space land fund by half and allow the County Council to suspend the fund in emergencies or when too much money accumulates.
The county’s Public Works Building Division chief sent a letter last month to the owner-operator of Hilo Farmers Market notifying him that fines for noncompliance with building, zoning and fire codes have surpassed $200,000.
The emergency road connecting Highway 137 to Pohoiki and other areas isolated by lava has been completed, but access might still be a way off.
From left, Waiakeawaena Elementary School fifth-graders Tracy Huymh, 10, and Ku‘ulei Kaiwi, 10, and their classmates place floral arrangements on headstones Friday, honoring veterans as part of the students’ Veterans Day project at East Hawaii Veterans Cemeteries No. 1 and No. 2 in Hilo.
The state Supreme Court agreed to give Thirty Meter Telescope opponents more time to consider asking for reconsideration of its recent ruling.
Bonnie Irwin, the second of four finalists for University of Hawaii at Hilo chancellor to visit the university this month, met with dozens of faculty, staff and community members during a public forum on campus Friday.
With the help of farmers, landowners, investors and consumers, a Big Island cooperative hopes to establish a specialty tea industry in Hawaii.
With Kilauea no longer erupting, Mayor Harry Kim says he has turned some of his attention to another mountain — Maunakea.
A BOLO — be on the lookout — has been issued for Hawaiian monk seal Manu‘iwa as officials at Ke Kai Ola try to track down the weaner who in recent days has been spotted with a hook in her lip.