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County Council recognizes Hawaiian Independence Day | West Hawaii Today

The Hawaiian Kingdom’s most important national holiday — La Kuokoa, or Independence Day — was officially recognized Wednesday by the Hawaii County Council in a nonbinding resolution asking the state Legislature to add Nov. 287 more words


Federal bill has funding for tsunami readiness | West Hawaii Today

When the Earth’s crust ruptured off the coast of Chile on Sept. 16, the magnitude 8.3 quake prompted a tsunami watch in Hawaii. Early the next morning, the Big Island’s east shores saw a sea level change of only a couple of feet. 171 more words


Economist warns of economic fallout from TMT controversy | West Hawaii Today

A University of Hawaii economist offered a positive outlook for the Big Island’s economic future during a Thursday presentation, but cautioned that events on Mauna Kea could harm that forecast. 128 more words


TMT protesters agree to remove tent | West Hawaii Today

Thirty Meter Telescope opponents agreed to remove a tent from their campsite on Mauna Kea shortly before a deadline Thursday.

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