Accessed on 24 May 2018, 1417 UTC, Post #16873.
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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.
KAILUA-KONA — Forecasters are calling for normal to above-normal tropical cyclone activity within the Central Pacific this hurricane season.
With regular explosive bursts at Kilauea’s summit, ash continues to drift over Pahala, covering everything in a fine layer of charcoal-colored dust.
With one highway severed and another one threatened, officials continue to be frank about the possibility of lava flows isolating residents in lower Puna.
A 30-year-old Puna man was sentenced Wednesday to 20 years in prison for three armed carjackings that took place in March 2017.
Police identified the man who died in a SUV rollover Monday on Highway 130 near the 21-mile marker as 59-year-old Kenneth “Key” Mepham Jr. of Kalapana.
A brief look at news from throughout the state.
Helicopter overflight near the lower East Rift Zone ocean entry and fissure complex on May 23, 2018, at around 8 a.m. HST. USGS video.
A blue-burning flame of methane gas was observed in the cracks on Kahukai Street during the overnight hours in Puna just before midnight on May 22, 2018.
USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory status of Kilauea volcano in Hawaii on May 23, 2018.