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The director of the Spanish astrophysics institute said the Canary Islands site still remains only a backup to placing the TMT on Mauna Kea.
TMT officials say the world’s largest telescope will be a zero-waste facility, while the state has determined it doesn’t pose a risk to the Big Island’s water supply.
Most of the animals brought to the Humane Society’s three facilities are euthanized. Their contract with the county doesn’t encourage saving lives.
With its conic shape, Fissure 8 is the most prominent feature of the 2018 eruption in Kilauea’s lower East Rift Zone. Now a small group appointed by state regulators is working to find a name for it.
Steve Johnson was the second person to die under the state’s new assisted suicide law. The state reports eight patients so far have received prescriptions for lethal drugs.
Three Big Island teachers are producing a podcast, “Maestros Vibe,” that covers a range of topics from teacher shortages to the school-to-prison pipeline.
FEMA says the agency is required to review disaster assistance payments to ensure the money doesn’t duplicate other assistance, wasn’t inappropriately spent or was provided in error.