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West Hawaii News 07/30/2019

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Accessed on 30 July 2019, 1500 UTC, Post 19282.

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50 units proposed for Alii Drive
Jul. 30, 2019
KAILUA-KONA — The Leeward Planning Commission next month will consider two applications related to a proposed 50-unit residential community across from Pahoehoe Beach Park in Kailua-Kona with 26 of its units intended to be affordable housing.

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Erick a hurricane, Tropical Storm Flossie to follow
Jul. 30, 2019
It’s now Hurricane Erick.
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Kim recaps TMT meeting, reiterates opposition to use of force
Jul. 30, 2019 •
HILO — A Friday meeting between leaders of the Native Hawaiian community and Mayor Harry Kim regarding the Thirty Meter Telescope project was inconclusive, Kim said during a press conference Monday.

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Hilo house fire quickly contained
Jul. 29, 2019 • Updated 6:27 p.m.
Fire Department personnel responded Monday to a 7:42 a.m. structure fire in Hilo.

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18 arrested for DUI
Jul. 29, 2019 • Updated 6:28 p.m.
During the week of July 22-28, Hawaii Island police arrested 18 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Six of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. One of the drivers was under the age of 21.

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2 sent to hospital after crash
Jul. 29, 2019
Highway 19 was closed to traffic briefly Monday morning at the 41 mile marker while Hawaii Fire Department personnel extricated an individual with life-threatening injuries from a vehicle involved in a 5:30 a.m. crash.

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Hilo body ID’d
Jul. 29, 2019 • Updated 9:59 p.m.
Hilo house fire quickly contained

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Kim to hold press conference today
Jul. 29, 2019
Mayor Harry Kim will be holding a press conference at 2 p.m. today at the Mayor’s Office in Hilo.

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UH president visits TMT protest site
Jul. 29, 2019
MAUNAKEA — University of Hawaii President David Lassner visited the Thirty Meter Telescope protest site Sunday afternoon.

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Ballot proposal would pay nonprofit boards with PONC money
Jul. 27, 2019
HILO — Officers and board members of nonprofit organizations receiving stewardship grants from the county’s public land fund could be paid for their work with taxpayer money, under a change to a proposed charter amendment unanimously approved by the County Council.

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HPM announces modular homes
Jul. 29, 2019
KAILUA-KONA — HPM Building Supply last week announced plans to launch a new line of modular homes for Hawaii island residents, “HalePlus,” that the company is calling a “fast, customizable and affordable option for homeownership.”

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Trial of accomplices in HPD officer’s death delayed
Jul. 28, 2019
KAILUA-KONA — Jury trial of four of the seven defendants accused of aiding suspected cop killer Justin Waiki appears to be on hold amid arguments over appeals and jurisdiction.

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Kilauea recovery just beginning
Jul. 28, 2019
HILO — A disaster recovery expert said Saturday that the Big Island is going to have to tell its story in a compelling way to get its share of federal recovery dollars after a 2018 that saw 700-plus homes destroyed by lava from Kilauea volcano and disastrous flooding from the remnants from Hurricane Lane.

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Big Island Grown medical marijuana dispensary to open in Kona
Jul. 28, 2019 • Updated 8:13 a.m.
KAILUA-KONA — Medical marijuana patients in West Hawaii will soon have another outlet to legally secure their medicine with next month’s opening of Big Island Grown’s third location, in Kailua-Kona.

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University of Hawaii reschedules Maunakea rules meeting
Jul. 27, 2019 • Updated 10:11 p.m.
HONOLULU — The University of Hawaii has postponed a meeting to consider new draft rules to govern public and commercial activities on Hawaii’s tallest mountain, Maunakea.

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First Hawaiian language panel held at conservation meeting
Jul. 27, 2019 • Updated 10:11 p.m.
HONOLULU — The Hawaii Conservation Conference this year hosted a panel discussion in the Hawaiian language for the first time.

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Electric bus demonstrates inertia
Jul. 27, 2019
HILO — An electric bus loaned to the county as a demonstration project has been parked unused at the Mass Transit baseyard since early 2018, despite council members’ enthusiasm for zero-emission buses.

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Man pleads guilty in double rape case
Jul. 27, 2019
HILO — A 40-year-old man has pleaded guilty to 27 charges stemming from the Dec. 22, 2015, knifepoint rape of two teens in Hilo.

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Charges dropped in 2015 murder case
Jul. 27, 2019
KAILUA-KONA — Second-degree murder charges against the second of two brothers accused of killing a Holualoa coffee farmer in 2015 have been dropped.

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South Kohala residents asked to conserve water
Jul. 26, 2019
KAILUA-KONA —The Department of Water Supply sent out a water conservation notice for the South Kohala area at 11 a.m. Friday. The affected areas are Kawaihae, Kawaihae Harbor, Hapuna Beach Resort, Mauna Kea Beach Resort, Puako, Mauna Lani Resort and other areas in South Kohala.

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Hawaii Island News 07/29/2019

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Accessed on 29 July 2019, 1510 UTC, Post 19278.

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HPM announces plans for modular homes

KAILUA-KONA — HPM Building Supply last week announced plans to launch a new line of modular homes for Hawaii Island residents, “HalePlus,” that the company is calling a “fast, customizable and affordable option for homeownership.”

Ballot proposal would pay nonprofit boards with PONC money

Officers and board members of nonprofit organizations receiving stewardship grants from the county’s public land fund could be paid for their work with taxpayer money, under a change to a proposed charter amendment unanimously approved by the County Council.

UH faculty group demands Lassner’s resignation

A coalition of University of Hawaii faculty calling itself “Mauna Kea Protectors at the University of Hawaii” said Saturday it sent a letter July 22 to UH President David Lassner calling for his resignation if he doesn’t meet certain demands of the group.

Kilauea recovery just beginning

A disaster recovery expert said Saturday that the Big Island is going to have to tell its story in a compelling way to get its share of federal recovery dollars after a 2018 that saw 700-plus homes destroyed by lava from Kilauea volcano and disastrous flooding from the remnants from Hurricane Lane.

Obituaries for July 28

Roy M. Mau, 70, of Mountain View died July 1 at Hawaii Care Choices Pohai Malama Care Center. Born in Honolulu, he was a woodcarver for the former Kamaaina Woods in Honokaa and U.S. Navy veteran. Private services held. No flowers or koden (monetary gifts). Survived by companion, Dayle Miyashiro of
Mountain View; sister, Robin (Derek) Hanzawa of Honolulu; brothers, Rod Mau of Honolulu and Richard (Fai) Mau Jr. of Indonesia; an uncle, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

2 disturbances likely to become tropical storms

Two disturbances in the Eastern Pacific have 80% chances of becoming tropical storms within the next five days, according to forecasters with the National Hurricane Center and Central Pacific Hurricane Center.

Lau Ola gets OK for 3rd dispensary

The state Department of Health on Friday issued a formal notice to proceed to Lau Ola LLC, doing business as Big Island Grown Dispensaries, for its third licensed medical cannabis dispensary retail center after passing its final on-site inspection.

Regents to discuss Maunakea rules Aug. 30

The University of Hawaii Board of Regents on Aug. 30 will take up the latest draft of the proposed Maunakea administrative rules.

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West Hawaii News 07/29/2016

Welcome to the “West Hawaii News” update from Hawaii News Digest.

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

Content provided by “West Hawaii Today.”

Accessed on 29 July 2019, 1455 UTC, Post 19277.

Source:

https://www.westhawaiitoday.com/category/hawaii-news/

Please scroll down to read your selections.

Ballot proposal would pay nonprofit boards with PONC money

HILO — Officers and board members of nonprofit organizations receiving stewardship grants from the county’s public land fund could be paid for their work with taxpayer money, under a change to a proposed charter amendment unanimously approved by the County Council.

HPM announces modular homes

KAILUA-KONA — HPM Building Supply last week announced plans to launch a new line of modular homes for Hawaii island residents, “HalePlus,” that the company is calling a “fast, customizable and affordable option for homeownership.”

Kilauea recovery just beginning

HILO — A disaster recovery expert said Saturday that the Big Island is going to have to tell its story in a compelling way to get its share of federal recovery dollars after a 2018 that saw 700-plus homes destroyed by lava from Kilauea volcano and disastrous flooding from the remnants from Hurricane Lane.

Electric bus demonstrates inertia

HILO — An electric bus loaned to the county as a demonstration project has been parked unused at the Mass Transit baseyard since early 2018, despite council members’ enthusiasm for zero-emission buses.

South Kohala residents asked to conserve water

KAILUA-KONA —The Department of Water Supply sent out a water conservation notice for the South Kohala area at 11 a.m. Friday. The affected areas are Kawaihae, Kawaihae Harbor, Hapuna Beach Resort, Mauna Kea Beach Resort, Puako, Mauna Lani Resort and other areas in South Kohala.

Ka‘u drowning victim identified

KAILUA-KONA — Hawaii Island police have identified the man who apparently drowned earlier this month after he did not return to shore after a swim with friends July 13 at Green Sands Beach, also known as Papakolea.

No response yet in Kaiser-Queen’s lawsuit

KAILUA-KONA — Six weeks after Kaiser Permanente filed suit against The Queen’s Health Systems after the latter informed the former it would begin billing Kaiser members for the balance of emergency services it provides, Queen’s has yet to file a response in court.

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For the latest West Hawaii, Hawaii Island, Hawaii State, and Hawaii Sports News, please check the blog sidebars and links.  These news feeds are updated daily.  Thanks for joining us today.
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Russ Roberts
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