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Here are the latest Hawaii Island news stories from the “Hawaii Tribune-Herald”, published in Hilo, Hawaii. Views expressed in this news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.
While potential visitors to the Big Island might be scared off by the Kilauea eruption, an upcoming marketing campaign suggests it might now be the perfect time to visit the island.
KAILUA-KONA — Hawaii Island Humane Society employee Whitney Sickels and her father, John, just completed a cross-country drive from Ohio to California. But this was no ordinary road trip.
KAILUA-KONA — For the first time in a decade, the state Senate seat for Hawaii Island’s 3rd District will be filled by a new face.
A brief look at stories from throughout the state.
Monday’s thunderstorm over the active lava fields in the lower East Rift Zone of Kilauea volcano produced about 1,200 lightning strikes between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m., according to the National Weather Service.
Herbert Leite’s bright yellow 1930 Ford sedan stood out in the sea of other vibrant-hued classic cars parked at Rainbow Falls late Tuesday morning.
The Hawaii National Guard has deactivated the Joint Task Force 50 partnership with the Guard and regular military forces that was formed to help with the lava emergency response in Hawaii County, Guard spokesman Maj. Jeff Hickman said Tuesday in a written statement.
Police are seeking leads on the whereabouts of a person reported missing, while another person who was missing in an unrelated case was found dead Tuesday.
During the week of June 25-July 1, Hawaii Island police arrested 23 motorists for DUI. Two of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes and two were younger than 21.
Police are asking for the public’s help with locating a 28-year-old man wanted on two bench warrants totaling $100,000 bail.