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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


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


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


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