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Volcano Update

2015-06-29 08:40

Kilauea Volcano’s summit lava lake continues to circulate Monday morning, but remains out of view to visitors at Jaggar Museum, U.S. Geological Survey Hawaiian Volcano Observatory scientists report.

Local Features

2015-06-29 08:10

A rummage sale was held Saturday to tenefit the American Cancer Society at Aloha Kia in Kailua-Kona. The sale, along with pre-sold items raised $16,425 of the $20,000 goal.

Obituaries

2015-06-29 00:06

Editor’s note: Obituaries are published free of charge as a public service. The content is subject to editing to ensure parity treatment and style continuity.

Opinion

2015-06-29 00:05

By agreeing to put new trade agreements on a fast track, Congress accomplished something far greater than critics of the legislation acknowledge. Since the last fast-track law expired in 2007, the Obama administration hasn’t been able to close any major deals. Now the United States will be able to take the lead again on global trade policy, advancing distinctively American notions about how to give businesses a more level playing field on which to compete, consumers more choices of goods and services, and U.S. workers more protection at a time of rampant globalization.

Nation & World

2015-06-29 09:30

The Constitution requires boundaries for U.S. House districts to be redrawn after each census. While that task typically is done by state legislatures, 13 states use commissions as part of their congressional redistricting process. The amount of legislative involvement with those commissions varies by state.