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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.
KAILUA-KONA — The search for a 67-year-old South Kona woman missing since Sunday continues.
Kilauea’s summit was rocked by shallow earthquakes Wednesday as the volcano’s caldera inside Hawaii Volcanoes National Park subsides along with its magma chamber.
The man tabbed by Gov. David Ige to command a task force comprised of National Guard and active-duty military in case the Kilauea volcano lava crisis becomes too much for civilian authorities said Wednesday that planning is underway in the event a large-scale response becomes necessary.
KAILUA-KONA — Kilauea Volcano’s awesome power extends beyond its ability to rattle and reshape the earth that surrounds it.
The Hawaii Tribune-Herald donated warehouse space to the American Red Cross for its ongoing lava disaster relief efforts.
A brief look at news from throughout the state.
Cracks have been reported on Highway 11 near Hawaii Volcanoes National Park following a series of earthquakes at Kilauea’s summit.
Gov. David Ige announced the formation of a dual-status command joint task force for the Kilauea eruption that would allow Brig. Gen. Kenneth Hara to command active military personnel and the Hawaii National Guard.
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.