Hawaii State News 07/15/2019

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2 charged in shooting outside Pearl City strip club

Two men arrested in connection with a shooting outside a Pearl City strip club last Wednesday are charged with assault and attempted murder.
Activists stand their ground at Mauna Kea

MAUNA KEA >> Hundreds of Native Hawaiian activists encamped Sunday at the bottom of Mauna Kea were determined to stand their ground against the launching of construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope — unsure of how law enforcement would intervene or what the morning would bring.
Kokua Line: Oahu law doesn’t apply to everyone lying down at bus stops

Q uestion : What rule governs sleeping at bus stops? The sign at the bus stop says ROH 13-12-2(a), but I couldn’t find that section in city law. Where can I find it online? Is the sign wrong?


Review is published on rat lungworm cases

Shawzy Cann describes the agony of burrowing worms on the left side of her brain as the “worst pain” she’s ever felt.
State agency to study transferring control of Kakaako to city

Gov. David Ige last week vetoed a controversial bill that would have altered future development and governance in Kakaako.
Kahoolawe watershed rehabilitation project is bearing fruit

The formerly bare, red-dirt slopes of Hakioawa watershed on the northern slopes of Kahoolawe island are now festooned with green through the labors of the Kahoolawe Island Reserve Commission and 199 volunteers from around the state.
Council’s office move to Alii Place hits a snag

The Honolulu City Council’s plan to temporarily move into offices at the downtown Alii Place tower has hit a snag that likely will push the renovation of Council offices at Honolulu Hale into 2021.
Turtle Bay Resort offers community garden plots

Turtle Bay Resort plans to add gardening to activities it offers on the North Shore.
Low-income property tax credit applications available

Low-income homeowners on Oahu have until Sept. 30 to apply for a property tax credit available each year from the city.
Bankruptcy activity in Hawaii flat in June

Hawaii bankruptcies were virtually flat in June and reached the midway point of 2019 on track to rise for the second year in a row.
Maui firefighters remain alert for flare-ups

The Maui Fire Department says crews and tankers patrolled the perimeters of two wildfires, putting out flare-ups throughout the day.
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Russ Roberts