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Comment: Here are today’s top Hawaii Island news stories from the “Hawaii Tribune-Herald”, based in Hilo, Hawaii. Views expressed in this Hawaii news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.
KAILUA-KONA — Just days into his second term, Gov. David Ige is acting quickly to implement a new program designed to combat one of the state’s most hard-to-manage issues — homelessness.
Big Island Dairy is facing another set of fines for unauthorized wastewater discharges from earlier this year.
KAILUA-KONA — Patient visitation remains restricted at Kona Community Hospital as the facility works to handle an outbreak of scabies.
— Price hikes and unexpected fees are inflating cellphone bills across the country.
Ukulele music filled the room Friday morning at the Kamana Senior Center, where a large group had gathered to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Pomaikai Senior Center.
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is reversing its decision to charge park entrance fees to users of the Kilauea Military Camp.
Hawaii Electric Light Co. is seeking a 3.4 percent increase in base rates it says is needed to keep up with operation costs.
A brief look at news from throughout the state.
HONOLULU — U.S. prosecutors in Hawaii are accusing the owners and officers of a Japanese fishing boat of helping Indonesian fishermen smuggle nearly 1,000 shark fins, worth about $58,000 on the black market.
KAILUA-KONA — A judge Wednesday delayed a jail stint for a Kalapana woman ordered to serve two days for failing to complete community service handed down in a 2017 case of vandalism atop Maunakea.
With the help of a smartphone, and quick scan of a QR code, visitors to Keaau High School can learn about the trees and plants around campus.