Land commission votes 5-2 to deny request by two Hilo residents

MICHAEL BRESTOVANSKY/Tribune-Herald Ku‘ulei Kanahele, left, listens as her attorney, Bianca Isaki, testifies during a Land Use Commission meeting Friday in Hilo.

The state Land Use Commission voted Friday to deny a petition that requested a declaration that the use of land at Maunakea summit is improper for its current zoning.