Hawaii Island News, 30 Nov 2018

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“Hawaii Business Magazine”, 30 November 2018, published in Honolulu, Hawaii.

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

Hawaii Supreme Court will not reconsider TMT ruling
With the exception of changes to some footnotes in the original order, the Hawaii Supreme Court on Thursday denied a motion for reconsideration filed by the petitioners in the case of the Thirty Meter Telescope planned for Mauna Kea. Big Island Video News.

Tourism sluggish in Volcano
While business in Volcano has improved since the reopening of the park in September, tourism to the area is still down from before the recent Kilauea eruption began May 3 in lower Puna. Businesses contacted by the Tribune-Herald reported erratic visitor numbers as the island’s tourist industry remains sluggish. Tribune-Herald.

Lava checkpoints nixed: Last manned barriers will be removed next week
Hawaii County will remove its remaining checkpoints on roads in lower Puna next week, but some restrictions may still apply for nonresidents entering Leilani Estates. Tribune-Herald.

Private company plans lava viewing area in Puna
An unidentified private company wants to create a Big Island lava viewing area at the intersection of Highways 130 and 132 in Lower Puna, Mayor Harry Kim told the Honolulu Star-Advertiser on Thursday. Star-Advertiser.

Hawaii island mayor honored for keeping community safe
Mayor Harry Kim was named a Homeland Heroes Mission Awardee by the Government Technology & Services Coalition’s Homeland Security Today for his ongoing efforts during Kilauea’s latest eruption. KHON2.

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Russ Roberts