Hawaii Island News, 03 June 2018

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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.

NCL suspends Hawaii Island ship calls indefinitely

KAILUA-KONA — It’s more bad news for Hawaii Island. Norwegian Cruise Line sent out an email Saturday afternoon informing businesses that Hawaii Island has been removed from the itinerary for its ship Pride of America “until further notice.”

State briefs for June 3

A Kauai man will spend the next decade in prison for the 2006 death of his wife. Darren Galas, 46, was sentenced to 10 years Wednesday after pleading no contest in January to a felony assault charge.

Some Kapoho residents stay as lava moves in

The month-old eruption in lower Puna likely dashed any remaining hopes Kapoho residents had that their community would be spared as a lava flow crossed Highway 137 at “Four Corners” on Saturday and headed toward Kapoho Bay.

Hilo triathlete with rare disease riding cross-country with message

Hilo teen Gabriel Low is riding for rare diseases. The triathlete has embarked on a cross-country cycling trip to raise money for research and awareness. It’s a cause that’s important to Low, 17, and his family. The Waiakea High School grad has hypokalemic periodic paralysis, a rare muscular condition.

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Russ Roberts