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.
KAILUA-KONA — The Hawaii Fire Department reports that multiple brush fires are burning west of mile marker 44 mile on Daniel K. Inouye Highway near Pohakuloa Training Area.
This July 14 video, captured by an unmanned aircraft systems team, shows lava erupting from within the 120-foot fissure 8 cinder cone built of chilled lava fragments.
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.
HONOLULU — An accountant has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after he stole $866,000 from four Hawaii businesses.
HONOLULU — Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell has directed city departments and agencies to prepare for the effects of climate change and sea level rise.
KAILUA-KONA — The search continues for a man suspected of fatally shooting a 10-year veteran of the Hawaii Police Deportment during traffic stop on Highway 11 in Mountain View.
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.