Hawaii Island News, 07 Dec 2018

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“Hawaii Business Magazine”, 07 December 2018, published in Honolulu, Hawaii.

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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.

Hundreds turn out for reopening of Isaac Hale Beach Park at Pohoiki
The reopening of Isaac Hale Beach Park attracted Puna residents eager to witness the creative side of the recent Kilauea eruption and return to a refuge many thought would be consumed by lava. Tribune-Herald. Big Island Video News. Civil Beat. Hawaii News Now. KHON2.

Kim signs 6th supplementary emergency proclamation

Hawaii County Mayor Harry Kim today signed a Sixth Supplementary Emergency Proclamation, lifting a set of lava-related prohibitions but keeping others in place for the time being. Big Island Video News.

Proposed water bottling plant raises concerns
The Hawaii County Windward Planning Commission delayed the approval of a permit for a water bottling facility near Wailoa River State Recreation Area after a contentious meeting Thursday where environmental and water usage concerns were voiced by community members. Tribune-Herald.

Kona Community Hospital shuts down due to scabies outbreak
Hospital leadership made the decision to “temporarily close all patient units” as an “aggressive preventive measure to protect patients and staff from potential exposure to infection.” Star-Advertiser. 

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Russ Roberts