Hawaii Island News, 27 Dec 2018

Accessed on 27 December 2018, 2018 UTC, Post 18178.



“Hawaii Business Magazine”, 27 December 2018, published in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Comment:  Here are the top Hawaii Island news stories from “Hawaii Business Magazine”.  Views expressed in this Hawaii news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.

Mayor thanks Ormat, PGV regains access after eruption
Mayor Harry Kim thanked Puna Geothermal Venture executives for a “donation of $150,000 to help the people affected by the Lower East Rift Zone eruption,” a short time before the company was granted permission to cut an access road over the inactive lava channel that isolated the company’s power plant during the summer eruption of Kilauea Volcano. Big Island Video News.

Report examines benefits, feasibility of basalt facility
A new study commissioned by the Pacific International Space Center for Exploration Systems suggests the island could make a name for itself in this small but growing industry.Tribune-Herald.

Making food more affordable for the hungry
A collaborative effort is showing real progress in combating hunger on the Big Island, where one in eight residents lacks adequate food. Roughly 14,500 Hawaii families statewide have “very low food security,” according to a U.S. Department of Agriculture report released in September. Addressing that problem is a growing coalition of social service providers, business owners, farmers and community leaders who are using innovation to feed the hungry. Civil Beat.

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Russ Roberts