Accessed on 31 May 2018, 1516 UTC, Post #16920.
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Here are today’s top West Hawaii News stories from “West Hawaii Today”, published in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. Views expressed in this news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.
KAILUA-KONA — They came at the right time.
HONOLULU — At a Pearl Harbor ceremony Wednesday, Defense Secretary James Mattis welcomed an admiral who took charge of a command with a new name and growing mission.
KAILUA-KONA — The National Park Service and state Department of Transportation have signed an agreement to prepare Chain of Craters-Kalapana Road as an evacuation route through Hawaii Volcanoes National Park should Highway 130 be cut off by lava from the Kilauea eruption.
HONOLULU — The state is moving forward with plans to limit the number of daily visitors to the popular Haena State Park on Kauai’s north shore.
UPDATE: West Hawaii Today is currently awaiting response from Norwegian Cruise Line, owner of Pride of America, which had not arrived in Kailua Bay as of 8:30 a.m., despite the company saying it would resume its weekly Wednesday visit starting today. This story will be updated as soon as information is confirmed.
HILO — Lava crossed Highway 132 Tuesday afternoon, isolating Puna Geothermal Venture and cutting off the last major road servicing Kapoho and Vacationland.