Accessed on 20 July 2018, 1436 UTC, Post #17253.
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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.
Police were searching areas of South Kona into the night Thursday for a fugitive wanted for allegedly shooting and killing a Puna patrol officer earlier this week.
Incumbent County Council members held tight to the money lead in the most recent campaign finance reports, with most accepting large contributions from unions and other special interest groups, compared to smaller donations from individuals.
Lava continued to enter the ocean Thursday at Ahalanui and threaten Isaac Hale Beach Park.
A Hawaii man was sentenced to eight days in jail for a road rage encounter that resulted in damage to a car and a tourist getting punched last year.
Police have identified a cyclist killed after being struck by a vehicle on Queen Kaahumanu Highway Thursday morning.
More than two months since Kilauea volcano began erupting in lower Puna, disaster relief efforts continue for those affected by the ongoing eruption.
UPDATE 7:08 p.m.: From Hawaii Police Department — police activity in the area of Honaunau School. Avoid area. Residents are advised to lock their doors. Report suspicious activity.
A 73-year-old Texas man died following a vehicle-bicycle crash this morning on Queen Kaahumanu Highway Route 19 near the 85-mile marker in Kona.
UPDATED 1:13 p.m. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is also offering up to a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of Justin Joshua Waiki, whom police say shot and killed Hawaii Police Department Officer Bronson K. Kaliloa Tuesday night.
Lava from Kilauea’s lower East Rift Zone eruption continues to advance toward Isaac Hale Beach Park and Pohoiki boat ramp.