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Hawaii Island News, 23 Feb 2019


Welcome to the “Hawaii Island News” update from Hawaii News Digest.

Views expressed in this Hawaii News summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.

Content provided by the “Hawaii Tribune-Herald.”

Accessed on 23 February 2019, 1545 UTC, Post 18471.


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Bonds eyed for desalination plants

KAILUA-KONA — Legislators are considering a bill to authorize issuing special purpose revenue bonds to build and operate solar-powered saltwater desalination plants on Hawaii Island.

Threat sparks rapid response

It was largely business as usual Friday at Big Island schools despite a threat posted to social media Thursday aimed at Hilo Intermediate School.

Body found in rubble of house fire

KAILUA-KONA — A body was discovered in the rubble of a burned home Thursday in the Hawaiian Ocean View Estates subdivision in Ka‘u.

Public hearings slated for proposed rules

Residents concerned about new rules that will increase fees at the state’s small boat harbors will be able to comment about the rules during a series of public hearings next month.

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Until next time,
Russ Roberts
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