Hawaii Island News, 02 July 2018


Accessed on 02 July 2018, 1442 UTC, Post #17130.

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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.

Man arrested on suspicion of arson

A 37-year-old Mountain View man is in police custody on suspicion of arson after a two-story wooden structurewas destroyed by fire Saturday night in Livingston subdivision in Mountain View.

Lava still entering ocean at Kapoho

Hawaiian Volcano Observatory reported Sunday that fissure No. 8 in Kilauea volcano’s lower East Rift Zone continues to be active and feeding a lava channel to the ocean at Kapoho, producing a broad ocean entry at Kapoho Beach Lots.

Transitional housing blessed

During a blessing of 20 small shelters for those displaced by the Kilauea eruption, Hope Services CEO Brandee Menino said it’s hard to put a price tag on the value of all the donated supplies and labor for the first transitional village.

Environmental hurdle cleared for new building at Kealakehe Elementary

A project that will increase teaching space at Kealakehe Elementary School is moving closer to fruition. However, the $12 million needed to start work on the new classroom building as projected in December 2020 has yet to be appropriated, said Sherie Char, a communications specialist with the state Department of Education.

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