Hawaii Island News 07/31/2019

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TMT given more time

Gov. David Ige announced Tuesday that the deadline for the Thirty Meter Telescope to begin construction has been pushed back two years and that he is rescinding the emergency proclamation he issued two weeks ago.

Obituaries for July 31

Tina Marie “Tee” “Rie” Kuuleialoha Fukushima, 44, of Hilo died July 11 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Omaha, Neb., she was a manager for R&G Tire Center and owner-manager of Na Lima Lani Catering. Visitation 8:30-10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 9, at Dodo Mortuary chapel. Service at 10 a.m. Aloha attire. Survived by husband, Ken Fukushima of Hilo; daughter, Josianne Cabalce-Hotchkiss of Colorado Springs, Colo,; sons, George Fukushima and Ryan (Aja) Toyozaki of Hilo; father, David Hotchkiss of Eden Roc; sisters, Michelle (Seth) Patterson of Homestead, Fla., and Anita Tamayo of Council Bluffs, Iowa; brother, Michael (Mara) Gerst of Omaha. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Officials identify man killed in crash

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park officials identified a man killed in a single-car collision on Highway 11 within the park boundaries as 57-year-old Jonathan Milo Brown of Grinnell, Iowa.

Police arrest 18 for DUI

During the week of July 22-28, Hawaii Island police arrested 18 motorists for DUI. Six of the drivers were involved in traffic accidents and one was younger than 21.

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