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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.
Several bills that would have upgraded Hawaii County’s health infrastructure failed to pass the state Legislature.
Cash handling at the county Mass Transit Agency was so lax, the legislative auditor can’t tell if any money is missing, much less how much.
A volcanic eruption forced the evacuation of Leilani Estates and Lanipuna Gardens in Puna on Thursday after fountains of lava burst through cracks in the middle of a residential street.
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Southwest Airlines, which created a buzz last year by announcing plans to fly between the mainland and Hawaii, said Wednesday it also plans to fly passengers interisland for lower fares than travelers currently are paying.
Governor David Ige has signed an emergency proclamation after an eruption of lava forced the evacuation of Leilani Estates and Lanipuna Gardens.
Police have identified the Hawaii Electric Light Co. employee who died Wednesday in a fatal industrial accident on Highway 19 in Paauilo as 52-year-old Lyle Kaaihili of Waikoloa.
KAILUA-KONA — Another $6.8 million has been added to the tab for phase 2 of the Queen Kaahumanu Highway widening project.
KAILUA-KONA — A Captain Cook man indicted on sexual assault and kidnapping charges last month turned himself in Monday.
A brief look at news from throughout the state.
Southwest Airlines shared this morning more details about the carrier’s service plans for Hawaii by announcing initial gateway cities in California that will offer nonstop service pending required regulatory approvals. They are Oakland Metropolitan Airport (OAK), San Diego International Airport (SAN), Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) and Sacramento International Airport (SMF). All will have Hawaii service in the carrier’s flight schedules pending authorization by the Federal Aviation Administration for Southwest to serve Hawaii.