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Hawaii Island News 08/21/2019


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Views expressed in this Hawaii News summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.

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Accessed on 21 August 2019, 1525 UTC, 19401.

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Wrongful death suit filed in fiery fatal traffic crash

The mother of a 21-year-old Waimea woman killed Sept. 2, 2017, in a fiery traffic collision between a sport-utility vehicle and a Hawaii Gas propane tanker in Honomu has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the victim’s companion, who was driving the SUV.

BOE OKs proposed discipline amendments

The state Board of Education last week unanimously approved proposed amendments to Chapter 19 of the Hawaii Administrative Rules, which govern student misconduct and discipline.

Forecasters: 2 cyclones likely on horizon

Two disturbances in the Eastern Pacific have high likelihoods of developing into cyclones in the coming days, according to forecasters from the National Hurricane Center and Central Pacific Hurricane Center.

Hawaii Island News 08/20/2019


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Accessed on 20 August 2019, 1450 UTC, Post 19397.

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Forecasters: 2 cyclones likely on horizon

Two disturbances in the Eastern Pacific have high likelihoods of developing into cyclones in the coming days, according to forecasters from the National Hurricane Center and Central Pacific Hurricane Center.

Honokaa Pool still closed

KAILUA-KONA — The Honokaa Pool remains closed several months after county officials had expected to reopen the facility to Hamakua residents.

State briefs for August 16

Officials grapple with pedestrian dangers on Oahu

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Hawaii Island News 08/19/2019


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Accessed on 19 August 2019, 1440 UTC, Post 19392.

Don’t forget our TMT poll at the end of this post.

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Honokaa Pool still closed

KAILUA-KONA — The Honokaa Pool remains closed several months after county officials had expected to reopen the facility to Hamakua residents.

TMT supporters hold rally

Approximately 100 people gathered along Kanoelehua Avenue Thursday afternoon to show support for the Thirty Meter Telescope project, while hundreds more drivers gave appreciative honks in agreement.

Salary Commission nixes big raises

The county Salary Commission on Thursday rejected across-the-board average 6.1% raises for county officials, but settled on a 1.25% cost-of-living adjustment instead.

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Hawaii Island News 08/18/2019


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Accessed on 18 August 2019, 1528 UTC, Post 19387.

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Honokaa Pool still closed

KAILUA-KONA — The Honokaa Pool remains closed several months after county officials had expected to reopen the facility to Hamakua residents.

TMT supporters hold rally

Approximately 100 people gathered along Kanoelehua Avenue Thursday afternoon to show support for the Thirty Meter Telescope project, while hundreds more drivers gave appreciative honks in agreement.

Salary Commission nixes big raises

The county Salary Commission on Thursday rejected across-the-board average 6.1% raises for county officials, but settled on a 1.25% cost-of-living adjustment instead.

Aloha Theatre artistic director to retire

KAILUA-KONA — Whether it is his undying commitment, his long resume of productions or his general love of theater, artistic director Jerry Tracy played a huge role in the success of the Aloha Theatre.

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Hawaii Island News 08/17/2019


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Accessed on 17 August 2019, 1455 UTC, Post 19383.

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Honokaa Pool still closed

KAILUA-KONA — The Honokaa Pool remains closed several months after county officials had expected to reopen the facility to Hamakua residents.

TMT supporters hold rally

Approximately 100 people gathered along Kanoelehua Avenue Thursday afternoon to show support for the Thirty Meter Telescope project, while hundreds more drivers gave appreciative honks in agreement.

Salary Commission nixes big raises

The county Salary Commission on Thursday rejected across-the-board average 6.1% raises for county officials, but settled on a 1.25% cost-of-living adjustment instead.

Aloha Theatre artistic director to retire

KAILUA-KONA — Whether it is his undying commitment, his long resume of productions or his general love of theater, artistic director Jerry Tracy played a huge role in the success of the Aloha Theatre.

Reactions to poll highlight division over TMT

KAILUA-KONA — Many are quick to dismiss the findings of a recent poll conducted for Civil Beat by MRG Research, calling the results flawed, skewed and propaganda for a survey that shows significant support throughout the state for the Thirty Meter Telescope.

Areas of dense lava rock, extreme heat slow progress of Highway 132 restoration

As crews work to restore lava-covered portions of Highway 132 in Puna, their efforts are being slowed by areas of dense lava rock and pockets of extreme heat underneath.

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Hawaii Island News 08/15/2019


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Accessed on 15 August 2019, 1450 UTC, Post 19371.

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Aloha Theatre artistic director to retire

KAILUA-KONA — Whether it is his undying commitment, his long resume of productions or his general love of theater, artistic director Jerry Tracy played a huge role in the success of the Aloha Theatre.

Reactions to poll highlight division over TMT

KAILUA-KONA — Many are quick to dismiss the findings of a recent poll conducted for Civil Beat by MRG Research, calling the results flawed, skewed and propaganda for a survey that shows significant support throughout the state for the Thirty Meter Telescope.

Influx of permit applications alters Kona office hours

As part of an ongoing effort to address a backlog in the processing of applications and permits at the Planning Department’s West Hawaii office in Kailua-Kona, the department said Monday it will begin to limit service hours with the public on a temporary basis.

Earning college credits on the mauna

As University of Hawaii gears up for another school year, students protesting the construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope atop Maunakea have options to attend class without leaving the mountain.

With new law in effect, albizia fight continues

A spokeswoman for the Big Island Invasive Species Council said the first explorers of a new law allowing landowners to remove potentially dangerous albizia trees from neighboring properties could be community associations in Puna.

Scientists prep telescopes for work after long wait

Even with access to the summit restored for astronomers, some observatories on Maunakea will not be able to resume work for some time.

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Hawaii Island News 08/14/2019


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Accessed on 14 August 2019, 1450 UTC, Post 19366.

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Reactions to poll highlight division over TMT

KAILUA-KONA — Many are quick to dismiss the findings of a recent poll conducted for Civil Beat by MRG Research, calling the results flawed, skewed and propaganda for a survey that shows significant support throughout the state for the Thirty Meter Telescope.

Influx of permit applications alters Kona office hours

As part of an ongoing effort to address a backlog in the processing of applications and permits at the Planning Department’s West Hawaii office in Kailua-Kona, the department said Monday it will begin to limit service hours with the public on a temporary basis.

Earning college credits on the mauna

As University of Hawaii gears up for another school year, students protesting the construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope atop Maunakea have options to attend class without leaving the mountain.

With new law in effect, albizia fight continues

A spokeswoman for the Big Island Invasive Species Council said the first explorers of a new law allowing landowners to remove potentially dangerous albizia trees from neighboring properties could be community associations in Puna.

Engineer: Restoration of water to lower Puna not feasible

The county Department of Water Supply has no current plans to restore water service to Kapoho and the area around Pohoiki as lower Puna continues to recover from the 2018 eruption of Kilauea volcano, but was not “shutting the door” on a possible restoration in the future.

Raises planned for off-duty police

Hawaii Island police officers who provide services for private companies or other government agencies on their off-time could see payment for their services go up by as much as 50% over the next two years, under a special duty pay schedule that’s the focus of upcoming public hearings.

Rainfall varies widely around island

How rainy was July on the Big Island? The answer varies widely, depending on location.

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