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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.
KAILUA-KONA — A brush fire sparked in South Kohala near the Mauna Lani resort earlier this week has been contained after consuming 52 acres of land, officials confirmed Friday.
KAILUA-KONA — Two soldiers are back on duty after being injured during MK19 automatic grenade launcher training Wednesday at Pohakuloa Training Area, officials confirmed Friday.
Efforts to rescue animals stranded in lava zones are still underway in lower Puna.
Independence Day will blast off with the return of Hilo Bay Blast on Wednesday.
A one-quarter-percent surcharge will be added to the general excise tax in Hawaii County starting Jan. 1, following action Friday by the County Council.
The University of Hawaii at Hilo announced Friday that Witt/Kieffer, a national executive search firm, was hired to assist in the search for the university’s next chancellor.
Lava destroyed three more houses in Kapoho Beach Lots this week, according to Hawaii County.
The Hawaii County Council on Friday passed a one-quarter percent surcharge to the general excise tax.
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With no visitors to gaze in awe at its splendor, Kilauea caldera is often shrouded in a peaceful, though deceptive, silence.