Hawaii Island News, 24 June 2018

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Here are today’s top Hawaii Island news stories from the “Hawaii Tribune-Herald”, published in Hilo, Hawaii.  Views expressed in this Hawaii news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.

Church gives families affected by lava a day to unwind

The eruption may have been not much more than 2 miles away. But it was out of the minds of those attending the Family Fun Day on Saturday at Puna Baptist Church, which organized the event to give families impacted by the volcano a much-needed break.

Six council members in Waikiki while budget issues mount back home

With lava flows imploding the county budget, there’s a lot to worry about back home. But that hasn’t kept six of the nine County Council members from taking a few days off for the annual Hawaii State Association of Counties conference, held Thursday through Saturday in Waikiki.

Drag racing continues today (Sunday) at the Hilo Drag Strip.  The Big Island Auto Club will have a full day of bracket racing and burnout contests.  Gates open at 7 a.m.
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Russ Roberts