Accessed on 24 June 2018, 0050 UTC, Post #17080.
Please click link or scroll down to read your selections.
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.
For three years now, Braxton Rocha has come to Puuhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park’s annual cultural festival, taking time to help residents and visitors alike connect with local culture.
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.
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.
By Mammoth Lakes
— “Epic” and “unreal” don’t even begin to describe it. See what adventures await in full 360 degrees.
The eruption on Kilauea’s lower East Rift Zone has covered 6,144 acres in lava and destroyed more than 637 homes since its start May 3, according to Hawaii County Civil Defense.
One person was confirmed dead in an incident in the area of a Painted Church Road addressSaturday, according to the Hawaii Fire Department.
Jeff Keith has been promoted to regional advertising director for the Big Island.
Teacher shortage becoming a growing concern
The ever-growing Halema‘uma‘u crater already swallowed the Overlook parking lot and might make the Jaggar Museum unusable.
KAILUA-KONA — Steve Marks was headed out of Honokohau Harbor earlier this month for a day of fishing when he abruptly had to bring his boat to a halt.
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.