Hawaii Island News, 03 July 2018

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“Hawaii Business Magazine”, 03 July 2018.

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Here are today’s top Hawaii Island news stories from “Hawaii Business Magazine”, published in Honolulu, Hawaii.  Views expressed in this Hawaii news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.

Emergency proclamation divides lower Puna into two areas
The proclamation provides relief for Puna parcels that suffered un-inhabitability or isolation, or potential un-inhabitability or isolation, due to the eruptive event. Big Island Video News.

Scientists explain strange phenomena
During an 11 am conference call, scientists did their best to explain the various geological and atmospheric phenomena associated with the eruption of Kilauea Volcano. Big Island Video News. Hawaii News Now.

Section of Highway 130 to reopen
Access to parts of lower Puna will improve today with the reopening of Highway 130 between Pahoa and Kalapana. Tribune-Herald.

National park opens store in Hilo
Unable to operate their nonprofit park stores following the May closure of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, the Hawaii Pacific Parks Association has opened a new store location in Prince Kuhio Plaza. Tribune-Herald.

Church leaders help organize aid efforts
As county, state and federal organizations work to provide aid to residents affected by the Kilauea eruption, faith communities across the island are working just as tirelessly toward the same goal. Tribune-Herald.

Maybe the 31st time will be the charm
After evaluating 29 sites, Hawaii County is looking at two more possibilities for a sewer plant in Naalehu. West Hawaii Today.

DLNR announces 4 beach parks will close early on July 4th
Kekaha Kai State Park, including the Mahaiula and Maniniowali (Kua Bay) sections; Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, including the Waialea Bay section; Lapakahi State Park; and Kiholo State Park Reserve will close at 5 p.m. on WednesdayWest Hawaii Today. 

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Until next time,

Russ Roberts