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Here are today’s top Hawaii Island news stories from the “Hawaii Tribune-Herald”, published in Hilo, Hawaii. Views expressed in this news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.
More than a year after construction began, work continues on a Kawailani Street road project in Hilo.
KAILUA-KONA — What is the No. 1 challenge police have in Hawaii from a judicial perspective?
As lava breached the southern boundary of Puna Geothermal Venture Monday, the head of a task force created to mitigate potential hazards at the power plant said efforts were underway to neutralize the last “active” well on the property.
— Building charcuterie platters might seem like a daunting task, but it doesn’t need to be.
The State Office of Elections and the Hawaii County Elections Division on Monday announced they will be mailing absentee voting applications to more than 6,000 voters assigned to Pahoa Community Center (precinct 04-03) and Pahoa High/Intermediate (precinct 04-04) due to the uncertain nature of the volcanic eruption in lower Puna.
Property tax hikes could be back on the table as county expenses increase even as property values erode thanks to lava inundation in Puna.
HONOLULU — The Big Island has the highest rate of sulfur dioxide emission in the United States, according to the Environmental Protection Agency, a distinction established before this month’s toxic eruptions began pouring from Kilauea volcano.
The chief of state Emergency Management agency, who’s heading up the governor’s and mayor’s task force on Puna Geothermal Venture says he should know soon if efforts are successful to neutralize KS-14, the last “active” well at the lower Puna geothermal power plant.
A brief look at news from throughout the state.
A small lava flow from fissure No. 22 has entered the Puna Geothermal Venture property.
Hawaii Electric Light Co. reports about 2,100 customers experienced a power interruption shortly after 5:30 p.m. Saturday after high winds apparently toppled a pine tree, which fell onto and broke lines near Kynnersley Road in North Kohala.