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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.
County agencies continued their assessments Tuesday of the destruction around Kapoho after most of Kapoho Beach Lots and Vacationland were buried by lava Monday night.
KAILUA-KONA — A bill to regulate short-term rentals on Hawaii Island will get another go before the county Planning Committee after more amendments were proposed Tuesday.
KAILUA-KONA — Former U.S. Rep. Ed Case, a Hilo native and graduate of Hawaii Preparatory Academy, is lacing up his running shoes after six years on the political sidelines.
— When you’re caught up in the daily rush of work, family activities or errands, you may not give the lighting in your home a second thought.
Hawaii County Civil Defense, the state Department of Health and the Environmental Protection Agency have released an online tool that provides updates on the air quality in volcano-affected areas.
W.M. Keck Observatory officials on Monday notified the state Department of Health that they detected “a small seepage of oil” from the hydraulic system supporting the Keck I telescope and acted to contain the oil, according to a news release from the observatory.
A live snake, tentatively identified as a nonvenomous ball python, was captured this past weekend by Hawaii County workers on the road next to the Hilo landfill.
A Waimea man was killed Sunday in a two-vehicle crash on Kawaihae Road near the 64-mile marker.
A brief look at news from throughout the state.
The fissure fueling the lava flow that destroyed Kapoho and Vacationland shows signs of slowing down, while other fissures in Leilani Estates show signs of reawakening.
Virtually all of Kapoho Beach Lots and Vacationland were wiped out by lava Tuesday morning, according to Hawaii County Civil Defense.