Court strikes down Montana law barring political robocalls

HELENA, Mont. — A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that Montana can’t ban political robocalls based on their content alone, marking the latest in a string of court decisions against U.S. states that attempt to restrict automated phone calls promoting political campaigns.

Hilo Woman’s Club installs new officers

The Hilo Woman’s Club recently hosted its annual installation luncheon at the Hilo Yacht Club. Helene Tajiri, Brilhante Real Estate agent and community leader, installed the officers for the 2019-20 fiscal year.