West Hawaii News, 31 May 2018

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.

Imperiled intersection

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.

Work begins on Chain of Craters-Kalapana Road evacuation route

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.

25 arrested for suspected DUI

KAILUA-KONA — Hawaii Island police arrested 25 motorists for suspected drunken driving between May 21 and Sunday. Three of those drivers were involved in a traffic crash and one was younger than age 21.

Lava crosses Highway 132

HILO — Lava crossed Highway 132 Tuesday afternoon, isolating Puna Geothermal Venture and cutting off the last major road servicing Kapoho and Vacationland.

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Until next time,
Russ Roberts
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