West Hawaii News, evening edition, 29 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.  The big story for this evening is the Hawaii County Council’s approval of a boost in the GET (General Excise Tax) for Hawaii Island.


Fissure 8 continues to feed lava to ocean

KAILUA-KONA — The eruption in the lower East Rift Zone continued Friday with no significant change during the day prior, Hawaiian Volcano Observatory scientists report.


• Updated 2:50 pm

Hawaii Island visitor arrivals, occupancy rates drop in May

• Updated 12:05 am

Council passes GET hike

 • Updated 2:36 pm

The future of Kilauea

 • Updated 12:05 am

Supreme Court overturns gag order in case of child who died in foster care

 • Updated 8:58 pm

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Russ Roberts
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