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State agrees to pay $328 million to settle a class-action lawsuit involving DHHL.

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DHHL to settle lawsuit for $328M

Hawaii Gov. David Ige said Tuesday that the state has agreed to pay $328 million to settle a class-action lawsuit filed by 2,700 Native Hawaiians who languished on a waitlist to receive homestead leases and suffered other harms from the mismanagement of the Department Hawaiian Home Lands.

Hearing set for alleged killer

A preliminary hearing for a 35-year-old Kurtistown man charged with second-degree murder and second-degree assault has been set for Thursday.

County, mayor sued over Waipi‘o road closure

A community organization has filed a lawsuit against the county, Mayor Mitch Roth and Public Works Director Ikaika Rodenhurst, alleging the closure of Waipi‘o Valley Road to all but a handful of people is unlawful.

Comments sought on judicial nominees

Chief Justice Mark E. Recktenwald announced Monday that he is seeking public comment on judicial nominees for two vacancies in the District Family Court of the Third Circuit on the Big Island.

Motorcyclist critically injured in Hilo crash

Police are investigating a two-vehicle traffic collision on Thursday evening that resulted in a motorcyclist being critically injured. The collision occurred at the intersection of Mamalahoa Highway, (Hwy. 19), and Hau Street in the Wainaku area of Hilo.

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