Accessed on 18 July 2018, 1439 UTC, Post #17239.
Please click link or scroll down to read your selections.
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.
The U.S. House of Representatives approved $4.8 million in federal funds Tuesday to support the opening of a new office for the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory on Hawaii Island.
A governor candidate forum featuring Sen. John Carroll, Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa, Gov. David Ige, Ray L’Heureux and Rep. Andria Tupola is slated for 6 p.m. Friday (July 20) at The Arc of Hilo Event Center at 1099 Waianuenue Ave. in Hilo.
Hawaii Electric Light Co. said Tuesday that the temporary closure of a portion of Kawailani Street in Hilo will be extended by two nights to allow crews to safely remove utility poles.
Since early May 2018, the floor of Halema‘uma‘u crater has dropped 450 meters (about 1,480 feet). Extensive cracking and faulting around the crater, along with inward slumping of the crater rim, has more than doubled its diameter. Images collected during a helicopter overflight of the summit area on July 13, 2018, were used to produce this digital elevation model showing current conditions at Kilauea volcano’s summit in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.