Hawaii Island News, 13 July 2018

Accessed on 13 July 2018, 1518 UTC, Post #17204.



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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.

USGS employs high-tech laser mapping at Kilauea’s summit

The U.S. Geological Survey has made numerous overflights of lower East Rift Zone lava since the current eruptive phase of Kilauea volcano began May 3, but an overflight of the summit and Volcano village area on Wednesday morning had a different purpose.

New US rule requires broadcasters to report false alerts

The Federal Communications Commission is adopting a new rule to boost the reliability of emergency alerts after Hawaii earlier this year mistakenly sent warnings to cellphones and broadcasters that a ballistic missile was heading for the state.

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Russ Roberts