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Native Hawaiians given way to create ties with US government | West Hawaii Today

HONOLULU — Native American communities with their own governments have long had a way to establish a relationship with the United States, but until now one of the largest indigenous groups in the country hasn’t had the same opportunity. 311 more words

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Manta ray tour rule proposals would require permit, limit site access | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

KAILUA-KONA — Manta ray tour operators would need special “manta viewing” permits, given out exclusively to tour companies that have operated since June 2015 or earlier, under a proposed set of new rules released by the state Department of Land and Natural Resources earlier this month. 237 more words

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State halts Big Island solar power project | West Hawaii Today

HONOLULU — The state Public Utilities Commission has put a stop to the construction of a solar farm on Hawaii Island.

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Spaceport could bring new business | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

KAILUA-KONA — A proposed spaceport at Kona International Airport could open up new economic opportunities for space tourism on the island.

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Voters getting say on surpluses: How to use ‘excess revenues’ among 3 amendments on November ballot | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

In addition to picking from an assortment of local, state and national candidates on the Nov. 8 ballot, Big Island voters will help decide three ballot questions — two to amend the state constitution and one to amend the Hawaii County charter. 214 more words

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Supreme Court chief justice issues memo following campaign lapse | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Hawaii Supreme Court Chief Justice Mark Recktenwald issued a memo to chief judges statewide after ads appeared on the Big Island depicting state Judiciary personnel endorsing a candidate for county prosecutor. 205 more words

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