Accessed on 19 May 2018, 1453 UTC, Post #16843.
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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 explosive eruption at Kilauea’s summit occurred shortly before midnight, according to Hawaii County Civil Defense.
KAILUA-KONA — Hawaii County officials have asked law enforcement to deal with a number of campers who have staked out at Spencer Beach Park.
Three weeks after Hawaii County Mayor Harry Kim suffered his fifth heart attack, he’s moved behind the scenes but remains unapologetic about a comment he made during a Pahoa community meeting Monday evening.
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— Spend less time on your lawn and more time enjoying it this summer with a zero-turn mower.
Even though 22 fissures and counting have opened in and around Leilani Estates, filling the subdivision with lava and toxic gases, some residents are refusing to leave until the bitter end.
Four people were evacuated by helicopter Friday evening after a fast-moving lava flow cut across Pohoiki Road and isolated about 40 homes.
A fast-moving lava flow crossed Pohoiki Road near Malama Ki Place, according to Hawaii County Civil Defense.
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HONOLULU — The first Native Hawaiian elected to Congress was memorialized Friday at the state Capitol, where he was scheduled to lie in state for 24 hours.
Geologists say fresh magma has reached the eruption in lower Puna, potentially creating faster moving lava flows.
A 22nd fissure has reportedly opened near Leilani Estates.