Hawaii Island News, 29 May 2018

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“Hawaii Business Magazine”, 29 May 2018.

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Here are today’s top Hawaii Island news stories from “Hawaii Business Magazine”, published in Honolulu, Hawaii. Views expressed in this Hawaii news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.

Some residents ignore evacuation calls as lava continues to consume homes
A fast-moving lava flow was advancing on several streets in the Leilani Estates subdivision on Monday night, just a day after lava destroyed at least 10 homes in the area, Hawaii County Civil Defense officials said. Hawaii News Now.  Star-Advertiser.  Tribune-Herald.  Big Island Video News.

Resident claims being stranded for 12 days, surrounded by lava
Allen Bertram built his Lanipuna Gardens home nearly 25 years ago. When lava ravaged his neighborhood almost two weeks ago, he lost nearly everything. “I look outside, I see a river of lava going down the street flowing 10 miles an hour. I opened the door and it came inside the house,” Bertram said. KITV.

Scientists rethinking Kilauea summit explosion mechanism
Halemaumau Crater has grown exponentially, from 12 acres to more than 90 acres. As dramatic changes are occurring on the floor of the crater, and as explosive events are expected to continue, scientists are learning more about the activity at the summit of Kilauea Volcano. KHON2.  Big Island Video News.

USGS scientists relocate to UH Hilo 
It has been 19 days since Hawaii Volcanoes National Park shut down as a result of potential dangers from the explosions. That’s a new record, and at this point, there’s no talk of reopening the park anytime soon. KHON2.

Firefighters respond to lava flows
Hawaii County’s Fire Department is one of the key first responder organizations working overtime in lower Puna. No firefighters have been injured, but dangers linger as crews work to deal with the impact of continuing lava flows in the lower East Rift Zone. Hawaii Public Radio.

County to resume abandoned vehicle pickups on private roads
Relief is on the way for Big Island residents irked by the accumulation of abandoned vehicles along rural roadways. West Hawaii Today. 

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Russ Roberts

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