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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

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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

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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

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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

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