Hawaii Island News 09/21/2019

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Accessed on 21 September 2019, 1520 UTC, Post 19558.

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Big Island takes part in worldwide Climate Strike

KAILUA-KONA — Young people afraid for their futures protested around the globe Friday to implore leaders to tackle climate change, turning out by the hundreds of thousands to insist that the warming world can’t wait any longer.

Kilauea Iki Trail restored

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park will reopen one of its most popular trails Sunday, the one-year anniversary of the park’s reopening after the 2018 Kilauea eruption.

TMT protesters’ court appearances spark brief moments of levity

It was mostly business as 28 protesters of the Thirty Meter Telescope project, mostly kupuna, or elders, made their initial court appearances today in Hilo District Court on obstruction charges for blocking construction trucks and workers from scaling Maunakea to start construction on July 17.

Council mulls electric buses

Members of the Hawaii County Council met with a representative of an electric bus manufacturer Tuesday to discuss the possibility of converting the county’s bus fleet to electric vehicles.

County to inspect bridge in Kalopa

The county Department of Public Works announces that Kahawailiilii Gulch Bridge on Kalopa Road, formerly Old Mamalahoa Highway near Honokaa, will be closed Friday, Sept. 27, to conduct a routine bridge inspection. Work will be conducted between 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m., weather permitting.

Civil Defense testing sirens Friday

The state Emergency Management Agency and Hawaii County Civil Defense will conduct siren testing between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Friday at Hilo Hillsides Estates and MacKenzie State Recreation Area in Pahoa.

County fair kicks off today

The Hawaii County Fair will bring familiar family favorites and new features to Hilo when it returns this week for its 69th year.

Broader abandoned vehicle rule drives forward

KAILUA-KONA — A bill that would fix county law to permit the Department of Environmental Management to remove abandoned vehicles from state and federal property is moving forward.

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West Hawaii News 09/21/2019

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Accessed on 21 September 2019, 1500 UTC, Post 19557.

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TMT protestors make court appearance

HILO — It was mostly business as 28 protesters of the Thirty Meter Telescope project, mostly kupuna, or elders, made their initial court appearances Friday in Hilo District Court on obstruction charges for blocking construction trucks and workers from scaling Maunakea to start construction on July 17.

‘Our Earth is dying’

KAILUA-KONA — Young people afraid for their futures protested around the globe Friday to implore leaders to tackle climate change, turning out by the hundreds of thousands to insist the warming world can’t wait any longer.

Inside the subpoena issued to learn how OHA is helping protesters

MAUNAKEA — The state Attorney General’s Office has slapped a subpoena on the state Office of Hawaiian Affairs demanding detailed information about support that OHA has provided to the Thirty Meter Telescope opponents who are blocking Maunakea Access Road, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported.

Council mulls electric buses

HILO — Members of the Hawaii County Council met with a representative of an electric bus manufacturer Tuesday to discuss the possibility of converting the county’s bus fleet to electric vehicles.

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Hawaii State News 09/21/2019

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Accessed on 21 September 2019, 1445 UTC, Post 19556.

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Hawaii State News 09/21/2019

Welcome to the Hawaii State News update from Hawaii News Digest.

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Accessed on 21 September 2019, 0150 UTC, Post 19555.

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ASSOCIATED PRESS Disinfectant solution is sprayed from a vehicle as a precaution against African swine fever near a pig farm in Paju, South Korea. South Korea said Friday that it is investigating two more suspected cases of African swine fever from farms near its border with North Korea, as fears grow over the spread of the illness that has decimated pig herds across Asia.
South Korea reports more suspected African swine fever cases

South Korea said Friday that it is investigating two more suspected cases of African swine fever from farms near its border with North Korea, as fears grow over the spread of the illness that has decimated pig herds across Asia. Read more

ASSOCIATED PRESS Climate protesters demonstrate idn London, today. Protesters around the world joined rallies today as a day of worldwide demonstrations calling for action against climate change began ahead of a U.N. summit in New York.
Young protesters around globe demand climate change action

The “Global Climate Strike” events ranged from a gathering of about two dozen activists in Seoul using LED flashlights to send Morse code messages calling for action to rescue the earth to demonstrations around Australia that organizers estimated were the country’s largest protests since the Iraq War in 2003. Read more

Hawaii Island News 09/20/2019

Welcome to the Hawaii Island News update from Hawaii News Digest.

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Accessed on 20 September 2019, 1530 UTC, Post 19554.

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Council mulls electric buses

Members of the Hawaii County Council met with a representative of an electric bus manufacturer Tuesday to discuss the possibility of converting the county’s bus fleet to electric vehicles.

County to inspect bridge in Kalopa

The county Department of Public Works announces that Kahawailiilii Gulch Bridge on Kalopa Road, formerly Old Mamalahoa Highway near Honokaa, will be closed Friday, Sept. 27, to conduct a routine bridge inspection. Work will be conducted between 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m., weather permitting.

Civil Defense testing sirens Friday

The state Emergency Management Agency and Hawaii County Civil Defense will conduct siren testing between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Friday at Hilo Hillsides Estates and MacKenzie State Recreation Area in Pahoa.

County fair kicks off today

The Hawaii County Fair will bring familiar family favorites and new features to Hilo when it returns this week for its 69th year.

Police arrest 28 for DUI

During the week of Sept. 9-15, Hawaii Island police arrested 28 motorists for DUI. Five of the drivers were involved in traffic accidents. One was younger than 21.

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