Accessed on 12 June 2018, 1439 UTC, Post #17001.
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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.
Federal Emergency Management Agency assessments of the number of homes destroyed by the Kilauea eruption in lower Puna will continue throughout the coming days. Mayor Harry Kim estimates it could be as many as 700.
Two Hawaii County Council members and two Big Island statehouse incumbents cruised to early victory this week when no candidates filed to oppose them.
Hawaiian Airlines is reducing the number of flights between Honolulu and the Big Island starting next month.
A GoFundMe account established in May by St. Louis Cardinals second baseman and Hilo native Kolten Wong has raised nearly $75,000 toward its $200,000 disaster relief goal in the month since eruption activity began in lower Puna.
Trial has been set in the case of the first individual accused of burglary in Leilani Estates during the current state of emergency because of Kilauea volcano lava.
A 38-year-old man apparently drowned Sunday morning at Waipio Valley Beach, according to a written Hawaii Fire Department statement.
NEW YORK — Your ability to watch and use your favorite apps and services could start to change — though not right away — following the official demise Monday of Obama-era internet protections.
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USGS Kilauea volcano update, June 11, 2018
Mayor Harry Kim said the number of houses destroyed by lava from Kilauea volcano is at least 600 and could be as high as 700, according to Janet Snyder, a spokeswoman for Kim.