West Hawaii News, 19 July 2018


Accessed on 19 July 2018, 1442 UTC, Post #17245.

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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.

Hawaii lava boat tours continue after explosion, injuries

HONOLULU — Hawaii tour boat operators plan to continue taking visitors to see lava, but will follow the Coast Guard’s revised policy and stay farther away after an explosion caused molten rock to barrel through the roof of a vessel, injuring 23 people.

Lava continues toward park, boat ramp

HILO — Lava from Kilauea volcano’s lower East Rift Zone eruption continues to edge its way toward Isaac Hale Beach Park and Pohoiki boat ramp this morning, according to officials.

DWS says new well not needed at Waiaha site

KAILUA-KONA — The Hawaii County Department of Water Supply is poised to salvage the Waiaha Deep Well after a cable snapped during a botched extraction at the site last summer, sending equipment plummeting into the earth and knocking the water source offline indefinitely.

Father-son motorcycle ride turns tragic

KAILUA-KONA — A father and son motorcycle ride turned tragic Monday evening after a reported hit-and-run left a 61-year-old man for dead on the side of Highway 11 in South Kona. It was the third fatal crash on Hawaii County roads within 24 hours.

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