West Hawaii News, 13 July 2018

Accessed on 13 July 2018, 1528 UTC, Post #17205.



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Here are today’s top West Hawaii news stories from “West Hawaii Today”, published in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii.  Views expressed in this Hawaii news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.

New US rule requires broadcasters to report false alerts

HONOLULU — 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.

Police searching for missing man

KAILUA-KONA — Hawaii Island police are renewing their request for the public’s assistance in locating a 40-year-old Hilo man reported missing.

Scientist killed, entertainer injured in crash

HILO — A two-vehicle head-on collision late Tuesday afternoon on Daniel K. Inouye Highway, also known as Saddle Road, has killed a highly regarded scientist and critically injured a well-known local musician.

Lava destroys more Leilani homes

HILO — 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.

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Until next time,
Russ Roberts