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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.
A Hilo Circuit Court jury deliberated for only about an hour Tuesday before returning a verdict of not guilty in a murder trial.
A shortage of rental housing in East Hawaii has become part of the ongoing crisis caused by the lava from Kilauea volcano, which has destroyed homes and forced hundreds of lower Puna residents to evacuate.
Bulldozers began digging their way through lava rock on Chain of Craters Road on Wednesday as molten rock continued to threaten the “Four Corners” area in Kapoho.
KAILUA-KONA — The Pride of America canceled its Wednesday visit to Kailua-Kona.
An eleventh-hour escape from a lava-doomed home was more sedate than might be expected, recounted a Leilani Estates resident who was rescued by emergency responders Sunday night.
Work has begun to reopen Chain of Craters Road for evacuations in case the eruption in lower Puna severs Highway 130.
Police have arrested a 61-year-old Leilani Estates man for an alleged Tuesday afternoon shooting incident in the lava-ravaged subdivision.
A brief look at news from throughout the state.
USGS Kilauea volcano update, May 30, 2018
An 84-year-old Pahala woman died after a single-vehicle crash Monday afternoon on Highway 11 near the 51-mile marker in Pahala.