Hawaii Island News, 26 June 2018

Accessed on 26 June 2018, 1436 UTC, Post #17091.



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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 correspondent.

Service with a smile

As management of the emergency resulting from the May 3 Kilauea volcano eruption transitions from response to recovery mode, the number of Hawaii Army and Air National Guard troops deployed to East Hawaii has declined dramatically.

Lava oozes toward Ahalanui park

Ahalanui Beach Park might be the next area threatened by lava as the flow front in lower Puna inches southward toward Warm Ponds.

Police arrest 19 for DUI

During the week of June 18-24, Hawaii Island police arrested 19 motorists for DUI. Two of the drivers were involved in traffic accidents.

Ruggles drops out of Puna council race

Puna Councilwoman Jen Ruggles has withdrawn her candidacy for re-election, leaving two political newcomers as the voters’ choice for the District 5 council seat.

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Until next time,
Russ Roberts