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Opponents of geothermal exploration on Hualalai push to keep case in court | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

KAILUA-KONA — The University of Hawaii canceled permits for geothermal exploration on Hualalai and a lead researcher said Wednesday that the university has no plans for future scoping of the dormant volcano’s potential for producing geothermal energy. 286 more words


Dealing with organic waste; Council approves $10.6M bond to fund new composting facility | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Hawaii County is poised to become the first county in the state to have a full-scale composting facility capable of taking green waste, food-contaminated paper and restaurant waste and turning it into salable compost for the public. 218 more words


Few answers in Ocean View man’s death | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

KAILUA-KONA — The death of Johnathan Watson, 49, of Ocean View has left his family confused as police continue looking for answers.

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Bills urge foam ban, study | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

One County Council member wants to study the use of so-called styrofoam containers on the island, while another wants to ban them outright.

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Wanted: Qualified teachers | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

KAILUA-KONA — As the school year winds down, the Hawaii Department of Education again faces the challenge of filling empty desks at the front of its classrooms. 263 more words


Harbor privatization, body cameras lose out | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

It was do or die time Friday for bills that had not yet passed out of conference committees ahead of a vote by the full Legislature on Tuesday. 264 more words