Hawaii Island News 06/23/2019

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Accessed on 23 June 2019, 1500 UTC, Post 19086.

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DLNR seeks input on land withdrawal

The state Department of Land and Natural Resources Division of Forestry and Wildlife is inviting community comments on proposed withdrawals of lands in the Mauna Kea Forest Reserve.

Charter proposals head to County Council

Land preservation advocate Debbie Hecht left the county Charter Commission meeting Friday vowing to launch a “just say no” campaign to a 2020 ballot amendment that would allow open space preservation money to be used to pay county staff.

Commission green lights CDP amendments

KAILUA-KONA — The Leeward Planning Commission on Thursday voted to give its OK to proposed amendments to the Kona Community Development Plan, or CDP, sending the amendments on for consideration and approval by the Hawaii County Council.

New ahu built on Maunakea

A new ahu has been erected near the Maunakea summit, less than a day after two other ahu were dismantled to make way for construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope.

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