Today in West Hawaii history | June 25


June 25, 1984: A newly installed $1.2 million high-band radio system is providing the Hawaii Fire Department with complete islandwide communication, something that didn’t exist before and hampered emergency situations, according to Hawaii County Civil Defense Administrator Harry Kim.

June 25, 1994: West Hawaii Today did not publish on this day. June 25, 1994, was a Saturday.

June 25, 2004: The Hawaii County Burial Council defers action on a proposed burial treatment plan for the Alii Highway project until county officials meet with lineal descendants.

Hawaii Board of Education members vote unanimously to raise the number credits necessary to receive a high school diploma. Students must now complete a minimum of 24 credits, an increase of two over the previously required 22 credits.

Mokuaikaua Church representatives ask the Hawaii County Council to adopt rules and regulations for sporting events, specifying that Alii Drive should not be closed for events on Sundays. Carlsmith Ball attorney Robert Triantos, representing the church pastor and board, wrote Council Chairman James Arakaki within days of last month’s Keauhou Kona Triathlon.