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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.
An enormous ash cloud towered above Kilauea’s summit Tuesday and dusted downwind communities, but the expulsion was short of the “big one” that could eject boulders inside Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.
It’s all hands on deck during a lava emergency, and there’s plenty of overtime, too.
The housing and transportation crisis caused by lava from Kilauea volcano have some state legislators considering a special session to find and fund potential solutions.
— Drivers With No Tickets In 3 Years Are In For A Big Surprise
The Board of Land and Natural Resources voted Friday to approve administrative fines against Henry K. Pomroy, Bill A. Fujimoto, and Hookupu Fish Co. LLC, regarding instances of illegal commercial lava boat tours on Hawaii Island.
A bill that aims to increase penalties for those who assault health care workers awaits Gov. David Ige’s signature.
WAILUKU, Maui — Maui County has proposed expanding the Molokai landfill as capacity is expected to be reached in 2020.
A brief look at news from throughout the state.
The Hawaii Department of Transportation announced early this afternoon that Highway 130 is now open beyond Malama Street for local residents only, and police are requesting that no large trailers or heavy equipment be taken over the metal plates covering cracks in the pavement.
As lava continued to flow from a fissure in Lanipuna Gardens late Monday, officials were considering contingencies if the lavacuts off a major highway.
As the dolphins’ tails hit the water, the keiki started to jump, splashing along with the playful creatures. With smiles from ear to ear and exclamations of glee and awe, the 18 preschoolers from Kua O Ka La Public Charter School in Puna got up close and personal with the coastal bottlenose dolphins atDolphin Quest at Hilton Waikoloa Village.