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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 new summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.
The state Department of Health will hold a public informational meeting and hearing Wednesday on the Hu Honua Bioenergy plant being built at Pepeekeo.
When firefighters got a call that 10 people had been swept away during a flash flood in a Waimea stream, they thought they were responding to a recovery, not a rescue.
The number of Big Island middle and high school students who report using drugs and alcohol is higher than state averages, according to new statistics from the 2017 Hawaii Youth Risk Behaviors Hawaii School Health Survey.
As relatives desperately searched shelters for missing loved ones on Sunday, crews searching the smoking ruins of Paradise and outlying areas found six more bodies, raising the death toll to 29, matching the deadliest wildfire in California history.
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.