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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.
Breakouts from fissure 8 in Kilauea volcano’s lower East Rift Zone destroyed three homes Wednesday in Leilani Estates, according to Hawaii County Civil Defense.
All University of Hawaii campuses and properties are now smoke- and tobacco-free.
Work began this week to upgrade the long-delayed Kuawa ball fields in Hilo.
Hawaii County is looking beyond public lands for a potential land swap with Puna residents who lost their homes to lava.
A two-vehicle head-on collision late Tuesday afternoon on Daniel K. Inouye Highway, also known as Saddle Road, killed a highly regarded scientist and critically injured a well-known local musician.
Police have identified the man who died from injuries sustained in a two-vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon on Saddle Road as 71-year-old Roger Vargas of Waimea.
The cause of an early Monday morning fire at a warehouse at Shipman Industrial Park in Keaau is under investigation, according to the Hawaii Fire Department.
Ten Fire Rescue units, including three rescue boats and a helicopter, rescued two spear fishermen who were unable to return ashore late Sunday afternoon off Hawaiian Paradise Park because of large surf.
HONOLULU — A state appeals court ruling that a bed and breakfast discriminated by denying a room to two women because they’re gay will stand after the state’s high court declined to take up the case.
CORRECTION: The number of people registered by FEMA and grant amount is as of Tuesday. A previous version of this story incorrectly stated the numbers were by Wednesday’s close of business. The Tribune-Herald regrets the error.