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More Visitors Expected This Summer


Tour companies on Hawaii Island anticipate increased demand this summer.

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Documents detail what led to body in concrete in Hawaii tub

HONOLULU — A 23-year-old man killed his 73-year-old lover, tried to make it look like a suicide, poured cement over his body in a bathtub and planned to fraudulently take ownership of his car and home in one of Hawaii’s most exclusive, gated communities, police said in court documents filed Thursday.

Ige releases funds for Lalamilo reservoir

State Sen. Lorraine R. Inouye, chairwoman of the Water and Land Committee, said Thursday that Gov. David Ige released $8.75 million in capital improvement project funding for the construction of a 10-million gallon water reservoir for the Lalamilo water system.

No consensus on Waipio closure

Correction: A previous draft of this article misstated the amount of pedestrians take Waipio Valley Access Road per year, as stated by Chris Yuen. The actual number is 50,000 per year.

Suspects arrested in death of man in concrete in Hawaii tub

HONOLULU — Two men captured in Southern California and suspected of a Hawaii murder were living in the victim’s house in an exclusive, gated community until neighbors complained about a stench, leading to the discovery of the homeowner’s body encased in concrete in a bathtub, police said.

Navy fuel leak prompts Honolulu plea for water conservation

HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu’s water utility on Thursday asked roughly 400,000 Oahu residents to voluntarily cut their water use by 10% because of concerns about dry weather and a petroleum leak from a massive Navy fuel storage facility that has forced it to shut down three wells.

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