Thai worker settlements with Hawaii farms at risk

HONOLULU — A federal judge in Hawaii says she won’t consider approving $2.4 million in settlements for hundreds of Thai farm workers until the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission holds a news conference clarifying that the agreements are still subject to court approval.

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Visits to Waiopae tidepools limited to foot entry during cleanup

The state Department of Land and Natural Resources Division of Aquatic Resources, in cooperation with the Kapoho Vacationland community association, is advising the public that access to the state marine life conservation district at Waiopae tidepools in Kapoho will be allowed by foot only through the Vacationland subdivision until removal of storm debris from Hurricane Iselle can be completed.

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Visits to Waiopae tidepools limited to foot entry during cleanup

The state Department of Land and Natural Resources Division of Aquatic Resources, in cooperation with the Kapoho Vacationland community association, is advising the public that access to the state marine life conservation district at Waiopae tidepools in Kapoho will be allowed by foot only through the Vacationland subdivision until removal of storm debris from Hurricane Iselle can be completed.

Ocean View man indicted for attempted murder

A Kona grand jury has indicted a 36-year-old Ka‘u man with attempted second-degree murder for an assault on his 42-year-old sister earlier this month that reportedly almost killed her.

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Island Life | 8-30-14

A Jackson’s chameleon climbs through foliage in a Holualoa yard. Barbara Millslagle/Community Contributor

Where Earth Meets Fire: contemporary art on the Big Island

The Big Island is celebrating ceramics with Where Earth Meets Fire: Contemporary Ceramics on the Big Island, an exhibition running from Sept. 6 through Oct. 31 at Donkey Mill Arts Center in Holualoa. A free opening reception is planned for Sept. 6, and attendees are encouraged to bring a dish to share.

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