Hawaii Island News, evening edition, 03 Feb 2019

Welcome to the Sunday afternoon/evening update from “Hawaii News Digest”–Hawaii Island News.  Views expressed in this Hawaii News summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.  Content provided by the “Hawaii Tribune-Herald”.

Accessed on 04 February 2019, 0110 UTC, Post 18368.

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Landowner sues Hu Honua

Hu Honua Bioenergy faces more litigation, while construction of its biomass power plant near Pepeekeo falls further behind schedule.

 • Updated 12:05 am

Creagan proposes cigarette ban

 • Updated 12:05 am

Support urged for Hilo cath lab

 • Updated 12:05 am

County to establish task force in effort to curb traffic fatalities

Property tax review group suggests ways county could save more than $1.3M

Hotel demolition, Pohoiki boat ramp bills advance

A state Senate committee advanced bills Friday in support of a new boat ramp for Puna and demolition of the former Uncle Billy’s Hilo Bay Hotel.

 • Updated 12:05 am

HHSAA girls soccer: Hawaii Prep beats Kamehameha 4-0 to claim 6th straight D2 state title

 • Updated 11:11 am

Volcano Watch: 7 months of no lava at Pu‘u ‘O‘o heralds end of an era

 • Updated 12:05 am

Hawaii would be 3rd state to require HPV vaccine

 • Updated 12:05 am

6 Things to Consider For Yearly Disaster Prep

Teen convicted of rape must serve 11 years

 • Updated 12:05 am

Tropical Gardening: Windy and dry weather tough on landscapes

 • Updated 12:05 am

Obituaries for February 3

 • Updated 12:05 am

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Russ Roberts