West Hawaii News, 09 June 2018

Accessed on 09 June 2018, 1330 UTC, Post #16987.



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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.

PM update: Ocean entry sending large laze plume along coastline

Hawaiian Volcano Observatory reports fissure 8 is very active and producing a large channelized flow that has filled in Kapoho Bay. The lava delta is 1.2 miles wide in the Vacationland area and the flow is expanding northward through Kapoho Beach Lots. The ocean entry is sending a large laze plume into the air along the coastline.

Council passes GET-lite hike

HILO — It took a volcanic eruption and a few compromises to convince them, but a majority of County Council members now supports a half-sized version of the previously ill-fated general excise tax surcharge.

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Russ Roberts