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“First responders train for humpback whale disentanglements.”

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Taking over

A new state agency has begun the process of eventually taking over management of Maunakea’s summit area.

Hawaii stops prosecuting elders who protested telescope

HONOLULU — Hawaii’s new attorney general said Tuesday more than two dozen elders won’t be subject to another round of prosecutions for blocking a road three years ago to prevent the construction of a new telescope on a mountain summit many Native Hawaiians consider sacred.

Judge reduces bail for drug bust suspects

Two men are due back in court later this month to enter pleas to a slew of drug offenses filed after a search warrant earlier this month on a vehicle turned up ounces of fentanyl, methamphetamine, heroin and marijuana.

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Russ Roberts

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