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Comment: Here are the 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 — A public hearing Thursday on proposed changes to the state’s immunization requirements for school attendance attracted a crowd of dozens at the West Hawaii Civic Center. The handful who testified all did so staunchly opposing the proposed rules.
The state Department of Transportation advises those traveling off-island for the holidays to consider getting dropped off at the airport rather than parking.
During the recent Kilauea eruption, a company in China offered to help those displaced in Puna by shipping 35 prefabricated container homes.
— There’s a reason you keep hearing the phrase “sitting is the new smoking”. Like smoking, chronic sitting is a nasty habit.
After announcing earlier this week the Kahua/Ponoholo Ranch cooperative would be open this weekend for game bird hunting, the Department of Land and Natural Resources Division of Forestry on Thursday said there would be no hunting this weekend because poor road conditions due to recent heavy rains.
KAILUA-KONA — A Kailua-Kona man was indicted on charges connected to a stabbing in October on Kaiminani Drive.
Weather forecasters are anticipating a mild, if rainy, Christmas.
The Food Basket, Hawaii Island’s food bank, collected more than 240,000 pounds of food, water and supplies from nearly four dozen organizations to aid those affected by this year’s lower East Rift Zone eruption of Kilauea volcano, according to a lava disaster report recently released by the nonprofit.
A brief look at news from throughout the state.
A chartered airplane was blocking the main runway at Hilo International Airport on Thursday morning after a tire blew out upon landing.
KAILUA-KONA — The county Department of Water Supply is proposing to roll back its power cost charge come the beginning of February.
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