Accessed on 07 May 2018, 1417 UTC, Post #16764.
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Here are today’s top West Hawaii news stories compiled by “Wes Hawaii Today”, published in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. Views expressed in this news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.
According to the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency, the ongoing eruption and lava flows have claimed at least 31 structures in the Leilani Estates subdivision in the Puna District. Homes in the Lanipuna Gardens subdivision are also in danger. Residents of these subdivisions have been told to evacuate. At least 10 lava vents are now active.
KAILUA-KONA — Oldies music sounded through a Waimea cul-de-sac as women — wielding shovels and clad in hard hats and tie-dyed shirts — worked to level the foundation of a new home.
HILO — Officers from the DLNR Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement (DOCARE) are seeking information about the person or persons who butchered a 250-pound green sea turtle at Onekahakaha County Beach Park in South Hilo.
KAILUA-KONA — Nearly 1,400 people across Hawaii reported to the USGS they felt Friday afternoon’s magnitude-6.9 temblor, and many of them took to social media to share their experience.
KAILUA-KONA — It appears not even Pele herself can put the brakes on Hawaii’s booming tourism industry.
KAILUA-KONA — A fitness movement appears in full effect throughout West Hawaii, as one recently arrived company begins to sprawl while a well-recognized industry name prepares to enter the market.