Hawaii Island News, 21 Dec 2018

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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.

Proposed changes to immunization rules draw opposition

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.

DLNR cancels game bird hunting this weekend

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.

Give the gift of food

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.
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Russ Roberts