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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.
KAILUA-KONA — While Thursday’s magnitude-5.0 earthquake tremors were largely localized, they remind us of the islandwide effects of Hawaii’s earthquakes past.
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 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.
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HILO — A mandatory evacuation of Leilani Estates and Lanipuna Gardens subdivisions has been ordered after lava was confirmed to have erupted from a crack in Mohala Street.
HONOLULU — Hawaii will continue to have two air ambulance providers under a settlement approved by the Federal Trade Commission.
KAILUA-KONA — A man and a woman were hospitalized following a three-vehicle crash Thursday morning on Queen Kaahumanu Highway in North Kona.
Hawaii Island police have identified a 52-year-old man who died Wednesday in a fatal industrial accident on Highway 19 in Paauilo.
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.
KAILUA-KONA — One person was taken to Kona Community Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries following a rollover crash Wednesday in downtown Kailua-Kona.
KAILUA-KONA — A Naalehu man was taken into custody after striking a Hawaii Police Officer in the face with his fist and elbow, authorities confirmed Wednesday.