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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.
Temporary housing for those displaced by Kilauea volcano will be built later this week, with eligible evacuees to move in soon.
State elections officials hope to avoid a repeat of 2014, when a natural disaster wreaked havoc on Puna elections and sent acandidate in a tight election to court. That year it was Tropical Storm Iselle. This year it’s Kilauea volcano.
A woman who evacuated her home because of the erupting Kilauea volcano said Thursday she filmed an angry neighbor shooting at a man near a lava flow.
Kilauea volcano may be disrupting life on Big Island with its bursts of ash and bright-orange lava, but it also has scientists wide-eyed, eager to advance what’s known about volcanoes.
Herbert “Monty” Montague Richards Jr., a fifth-generation kamaaina and guiding force ofKahua Ranch who was known for his leadership in the community, died Monday in San Francisco. He was 88.
After almost 12 hours of haggling over a volcano-torched budget, a contentious County Council session ended Wednesday night with the council unable to pass a spending plan.
The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory said Thursday that easterly wind conditions in the next few days may bring vogto the Big Island’s interior.
A Maui committee has approved a charter amendment that would increase the penalty for illegal vacation rentals to $20,000.
Gov. David Ige and Mayor Harry Kim have signed a letter of agreement releasing $12 million in state funds to support the county’s response to the active volcanic eruption occurring on Hawaii Island.