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“Hawaii Business Magazine”, 14 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.
Dairy that spilled millions of gallons of raw sewage faces big fines
The state is seeking $91,000 in fines against embattled Big Island Dairy for massive wastewater spills this spring. The state said the Ookala dairy farm, whose owners announced they were selling off operations and leaving the state, spilled more than 2.1 million gallons of sewage from their cow manure ponds between April 13 and May 7. Hawaii News Now.
What’s next for Kilauea? Volcano might enter into lull, research article says
If past experience is any indicator, the volcano could be entering a quiet period, relatively speaking. While overall the volcano remains active, the massive amount of magma erupted and the loss of a “magmatic head” due to the 6.9 magnitude earthquake that rocked Hawaii Island in May, “suggests that it may take several years before enough magma can accumulate beneath the summit to erupt,” states the article penned by Tina Neal, scientist-in-charge at USGS’ Hawaiian Volcano Observatory. Tribune-Herald.
Henk Rogers pushes for 100% renewable energy in states by 2045
The Dutch-born entrepreneur who founded the Blue Planet Foundation (and who brought the Tetris video game to the U.S. in the ’80s) pressed governors from around the western United States to adopt aggressive renewable energy mandates in their states. Big Island Video News.
Retired judge pushes controversial theory on notorious murder
A retired Washington Judge, Mike Heavey, has a controversial theory about who killed Dana Ireland and is still pressing forward, despite rejection by prosecutors and defense attorneys. Hawaii News Now.
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