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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 — The county Department of Water Supply is proposing to roll back its power cost charge come the beginning of February.
KAILUA-KONA — Some ID found at a site of unearthed skeletal remains has given authorities a lead as to their possible identity.
Relief for Puna, cesspool conversion and more neighbor island participation in state government are among an inventory of priorities for five Hawaii Island legislators who briefed the Hawaii Island Chamber of Commerce during a breakfast meeting Wednesday.
— You may think the rules of the road are universal, but driving laws actually differ slightly from state to state.
The state Department of Health’s Clean Water Branch is fining Hu Honua Bioenergy $25,000 for discharging industrial wastewater into the ocean Nov. 9 at the biomass power plant under construction in Pepeekeo.
During the week of Dec. 10-16, Hawaii Island police arrested 33 motorists for DUI. Two of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. Two of the drivers were under the age of 21.
Banyan Saburo, who was the subject of a police wanted bulletin, was apprehended Tuesday, according to the police booking log.
After a year of delays, a popular Pahoa restaurant will finally open its new location in 2019 after being destroyed last year.
A brief look at news from throughout the state and region.
The Hawaii County departments of Public Works and Planning will see leadership changes following the new year.
KAILUA-KONA — A wrongful death lawsuit against a former Hawaii County police officer is moving forward, with a trial scheduled for June in federal court.