West Hawaii News, Friday, 04 May 2018

Accessed on 04 May 2018, 1423 UTC, Post #16744.



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Here are today’s top West Hawaii news stories compiled by “West Hawaii Today”, published in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii.  Views expressed in this news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.


HILO — A volcanic vent forced the evacuation of Leilani Estates and Lanipuna Gardens in Puna on Thursday after opening in the middle of a residential street.

Southwest announces plans for interisland flights

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.

Plume of ash spotted after quake

KAILUA-KONA — A magnitude-5.0 earthquake Thursday morning south of Pu‘u ‘O‘o caused rockfalls and possibly an additional collapse of the crater on Kilauea Volcano’s East Rift Zone.

Rollover crash sends 1 to hospital

KAILUA-KONA — One person was taken to Kona Community Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries following a rollover crash Wednesday in downtown Kailua-Kona.

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Russ Roberts
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