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Hawaii Island's first bird festival to highlight local species, planned coast-to-coast trail
Hawaii Island plans a new coast-to-coast trail for birders that winds from the ocean to high mountains and from the rain forest to lava plains. The 90-mile trail not yet completed kicks off with a first-of-its-kind birding festival on Sept. 24 and 25. The Hawaii Island Festival of Birds will introduce...
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Sublease payments deferred for giant telescope project
HILO, Hawaii (AP) - No sublease payments will be made for a proposed giant telescope on Mauna Kea while the agreement goes to a contested case hearing. The Hawaii Tribune-Herald reports (http://bit.ly/2l941C8) the Thirty Meter Telescope International Observatory and University of Hawaii at Hilo agreed to defer payments under a ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Hawaii Mauna Kea University of Hawaii at Hilo Mauna Loa Hilo Hawaii Thirty Meter Telescope Hawaii Hawaii County Hawaii
Officers involved in fatal Big Island shootings back on duty
HILO, Hawaii (AP) - Authorities say all officers involved in the four fatal shootings of men by police on the Big Island this year are back on active duty as investigations into the deaths wrap up. The Hawaii Tribune-Herald reports (http://bit.ly/2cg4QIV) that Assistant Chief Henry Tavares says investigations into the ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Hawaii County Hawaii Prosecution Hawaii Hilo Hawaii Prosecutor Lawyer Hawaii Legal professions
Lawsuit over official's qualifications sent to lower court
HILO, Hawaii (AP) - A lawsuit over an appointed official's qualifications is going back to a lower court as taxpayers pay the bill. West Hawaii Today reports (http://bit.ly/2cPnRTh) former County Councilwoman Brenda Ford filed the lawsuit and says she'll continue to pursue it. Ford said residents deserve qualified leaders. The ...
1 points by The Washington Times | Law Appeal Hawaii County Hawaii Lawyer West Hawaii Today Hilo Hawaii Appellate court Hawaii Tribune-Herald