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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.
Hundreds of displaced Puna residents visited a Disaster Recovery Center at Keaau High School Friday to apply for assistance in rebuilding their lives.
The state Public Utilities Commission says it has authorized Hawaii Electric Light Co. to expedite selection of new renewable energy projects due to the loss Puna Geothermal Venture.
Mayor Harry Kim was released Friday from Hilo Medical Center after being driven by ambulance to the emergency room.
HONOLULU — Lava pouring out of Kilauea volcano burned down Mary Dressler’s home and her town 28 years ago. Now, watching creeping lobes of molten rock slowly wipe out entire neighborhoods during the past month, she has been transported back to those losses.
A drone mission in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park on June 13, 2018, filmed details of the dramatic changes occurring within Halema‘uma‘u crater at Kilauea’s summit since explosive eruptions of ash and gas and ongoing wall collapse began in mid-May.
Mayor Harry Kim was diagnosed Friday with a relapse of pneumonia after being taken to the Hilo Medical Center emergency room.