Hawaii Island News 08/19/2019

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Accessed on 19 August 2019, 1440 UTC, Post 19392.

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Honokaa Pool still closed

KAILUA-KONA — The Honokaa Pool remains closed several months after county officials had expected to reopen the facility to Hamakua residents.

TMT supporters hold rally

Approximately 100 people gathered along Kanoelehua Avenue Thursday afternoon to show support for the Thirty Meter Telescope project, while hundreds more drivers gave appreciative honks in agreement.

Salary Commission nixes big raises

The county Salary Commission on Thursday rejected across-the-board average 6.1% raises for county officials, but settled on a 1.25% cost-of-living adjustment instead.

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