UH Regents approve draft administrative rules for Mauna Kea

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Our lead story discusses draft administrative rules for Mauna Kea.

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Accessed on 07 November 2019, 1515 UTC, Post 19798.



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Coral bleaching not as severe as predicted

KAILUA-KONA — A widespread coral bleaching event predicted by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration did impact reefs around Hawaii. But the agency said the bleaching wasn’t as severe as predicted.

Problem Kia driver sentenced

KAILUA-KONA — The 26-year-old driver of a white Kia Soul who gained notoriety on social media earlier this year for its driver’s “erratic and dangerous” actions will spend up to five years behind bars.

Piilani’s appeal now in judge’s hands

An attorney representing a company appealing the county’s denial of a Special Management Area permit to drill for and bottle water in Hilo argued in court Tuesday that the Windward Planning Commission’s decision was based on “speculation about things that could potentially happen.”

Survey results highlight Puna’s needs following Kilauea eruption

The results of three community surveys administered this summer — which aim to aid the county in its recovery from the 2018 eruption of Kilauea volcano — highlight the impact the eruption had on households, businesses and the community.

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