On the contrary, modern Hitori is rather logical. Especially, in harder puzzle, we need to consider global connectivity, and I love Hitori with this logical deepness. Here, the authors tend to try to make searching easier, and unnecessary clues can actually be unnecessary.
Here is a (modern) Hitori, it would be better not to fill in empty cells....
Most Hitori I have solved in contests are classical searching ones, where noise clues are valid. I want to solve logical Hitori more.
By the way, Hitori Round