West Hawaii News, 23 June 2018

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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 Hawaii news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.

In case of road failure

HILO — The state Department of Transportation is planning to build a third evacuation route in case Highway 130 is no longer passable in lower Puna.

Safe harbor agreement signed for endangered species

HILO — An agreement signed Friday by the state Department of Land and Natural Resources, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Kamehameha Schools will protect and aid the recovery of 32 federally endangered species on the Big Island.

Damage every day

HILO — The ever-growing Halemaumau crater already has swallowed the Overlook parking lot and might make the Jaggar Museum unusable.

The Big Island Auto Club will hold two days of drag racing action at the Hilo Drag Strip Saturday and Sunday.  Gates open 7 a.m. both days.  Admission:  $5 for adults and $1 for children under age 12.
The Big Island Amateur Radio Club will participate in the 2018 ARRL Field Day Emergency Communications exercise today (Saturday), beginning at 8 a.m., at Hilo’s Reed’s Bay Hotel.  The event is free and open to the public.
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Until next time,
Russ Roberts