A fisherman off the coast of Bonita Springs, Florida thinks he has a pretty nice catch. As he reels in a four-foot shark, his catch is stolen by an even bigger fish. A massive grouper pulls the sharkMore >>
A massive grouper steals a four-foot shark from a fisherman's line off the coast of Florida.More >>
HILO, Hawaii (AP) - The University of Hawaii at Hilo is a step closer to winning county approval for a rezoning plan that would make it easier to build housing and commercial facilities on campus and surrounding land.
West Hawaii Today reported the Windward Planning Commission on Thursday voted 6-1 to forward the plan to the Hawaii County Council with a positive recommendation.
The rezoning would change single-family residential and agricultural zones to a university district allowing flexible uses.
Despite community concerns, the commission gave up an 80-foot-wide right of way for a future road connecting two streets.
The university's real property director and a consultant said they wanted to remove the possible roadway to create a more cohesive central campus where students could walk or take shuttle buses to class.
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