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Here are today’s top Hawaii Island news stories compiled by the “Hawaii Tribune-Herald”, published in Hilo, Hawaii. Views expressed in this news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.
Leilani Estates residents who are closest to the erupting fissures will have until about noon today to leave or possibly face arrest.
Fissure No. 8 in Leilani Estates continued to dominate the lower Puna eruption Thursday as it shot lava up to 260 feet into the air, creating a fountain of molten rock seen for miles.
KEALAKEKUA — A woman facing charges in connection with a January standoff with police in Hawi is being evaluated to determine her mental fitness.
— Just like your dad’s favorite jokes, grill burners can get old.
KAILUA-KONA — Hawaii Island residents might hear low-flying planes or see naval vessels off the coast when the 26-nation Rim of the Pacific maritime exercise kicks off June 27.
A 38-year-old California man was cited for using a drone near the eruption in lower Puna.
KAILUA-KONA — A 74-year-old South Kona man who accidentally shot and killed Mele, a young nightingale donkey that lived on the Kona Coffee Living History Farm, could face a felony charge.
A 61-year-old Leilani Estates man authorities say was the shooter Tuesday in an incident within the lava-ravaged subdivision that became the subject of a viral video made his initial court appearance Thursday.
A brief look at news from throughout the state.
USGS Kilauea volcano update, May 31, 2018
Mayor Harry Kim issued a mandatory evacuation order for parts of Leilani Estates and an emergency rule for Kapoho Beach Lots and Vacationland Hawaii.