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Here are today’s top Hawaii Island news stories compiled by the “Hawaii Tribune-Herald”, published in Hilo, Hawaii. Views expressed in this news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.
Hawaii County officials are advising lower Puna residents to be prepared to evacuate should a new eruption occur on Kilauea’s East RiftZone.
Kohala Councilman Tim Richards said he will recuse himself from voting on a bill regulating vacation rentals until the Board of Ethics clears him of a potential conflict of interest.
A Naalehu man was taken into custody after striking a Hawaii police officer in the face with hisfist and elbow, authorities confirmed Wednesday.
By Mammoth Lakes
— From waterfalls to wildflowers, a visit to Mammoth Lakes is a legendary summer adventure.
An employee of Hawaii Electric Light Co. was killed Wednesday morning after a utility pole he was attempting toplace fell on him.
Police said Wednesday that Julie Kobayashi, a 33-year-old Hamakua woman previously reported missing, has been found in good health.
Many sunscreen makers could soon be forced to change their formulas or be banned from selling the lotions in Hawaii.
A Waipio Valley resource ranger testified Wednesday that the defendant in a fatal shooting two years ago in the valley came to his home to tell him he had found the man’s body.
A 26-year-old Puna man who went on a two-month crime spree last year that included numerous auto thefts, the ramming of two police officers’ vehicles with a stolen car, an armed robbery and using a stolen debit card to make multiple cash withdrawals was sentenced Wednesday to a 10-year prison term.
Last month’s record rains destroyed or did major damage to 115 homes on Kauai and Oahu islands, the state of Hawaii said Wednesday as it sought a disaster declaration from the president.
Police say one lane of Hawaii Belt Road (Highway 19) near the 35-mile marker near Paauilo is closed as police investigate an industrial accident. Drivers should expect delays.