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Air Tour Noise Bill shelved

Despite support from Hawaii Congressman Ed Case, the state Senate Transportation Committee defers the Air Tour Noise Bill.

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Attorney continues seeking sanctions against council members

Although Charles Heaukulani was unsuccessful getting a court to stop the County Council’s Feb. 3 confirmation vote of Planning Director Zendo Kern, the Hilo attorney is pursuing his lawsuit alleging Sunshine Law violations by the council during committee-level deliberations.

Oahu casino proposal amended

Correcttion 2-12-20, 1:40 p.m.: An earlier version of this story incorrectly characterized that Sen. Donavan Dela Cruz’s amendments to Senate Bill 1321. The Tribune-Herald regrets the error.

Puna man charged in sizable drug bust

Police confiscated almost a pound of methamphetamine, a small amount of heroin and $2,800 in cash Monday after serving a search warrant on an Ainaloa subdivision residence in Puna.

Survey: More Hawaii residents want to be vaccinated

According to a statewide survey commissioned by the state Department of Health, 91% of respondents plan to get a COVID-19 vaccination, a strong indication that attitudes about the vaccines are rapidly shifting since inoculations first began in mid-December.

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