Hawaii Island News

Here are the latest “Hawaii Island News” stories from Hawaii News Digest.  Views expressed in this Hawaii News summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.  Content provided by “Hawaii Business Magazine.” Accessed on 29 May 2019, 0235 UTC, Post 18958.

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Pōhakuloa meeting dominated by cultural and environmental concerns
Protecting Native Hawaiian archaeology from Pōhakuloa Training Area bombing exercises was top of mind for those attending a May 16 annual meeting with PTA officials, according to video footage provided by a participant. West Hawaii Today.

500 Kamehameha parcels to be checked for cesspools
Kamehameha Schools has conducted an assessment of its properties statewide in efforts to identify, and subsequently close, any large-capacity cesspools. Tribune-Herald.

Microplastics litter new beach at Pohoiki
You might think a brand new black sand beach would be pristine. But microplastics have already been detected at Pohoiki in Lower Puna. The beach was created last year by the eruption of the Kilauea volcano. Civil Beat.

Kahalu‘u Ma Kai slated for completion in 2020Kamehameha Schools’ deconstruction of the old Keauhou Beach Hotel is on track for completion by summer 2020. Yet even while crews are busy making way for the organizational vision of a nature-based educational and cultural center dubbed Kahaluu Ma Kai, learning at the site has already begun. West Hawaii Today. 

Help! My Desk is a Disaster

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