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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.
KAILUA-KONA — Changes are planned at Pohakuloa Training Area as the U.S. Army moves forward with a $210 million overhaul.
The county’s purchase of a $2.7 million Vacationland parcel from a politically connected family is ongoing, even after the land was made worthless by lava inundation.
Police are renewing their request for leads on a missing 40-year-old Hilo man.
Police are seeking the public’s help to find a missing 12-year-old boy.
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.
Lava consumed Ahalanui Beach Park on Wednesday evening, destroying yet another beloved Puna destination.
The loss of lower Puna’s Kua O Ka La Public Charter School is “utterly devastating, both personally and for our community,” Susie Osborne, head of school, said Thursday, a day after the school was destroyed by lava.
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.
More than $10 million in federal disaster loans have been approved for Hawaii businesses and residents impacted by Kilauea volcano’s eruption.
Authorities have confirmed a public charter school and a popular lower Puna beach park fell victim to lava overnight.