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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.
A Hilo man who stole two Hele-On buses from the former Mass Transit base yard in Hilo almost a year ago was sentenced Wednesday, on his 22nd birthday, to five years in prison.
An elderly couple who lost their Leilani Estates home due to the ongoing Kilauea eruption is taking their insurer to court for allegedly acting in bad faith.
As work continued Wednesday on additional transitional housing in Hawaiian Paradise Park, Connect Point Church received a $10,000 donation for the project.
— Most air purifiers are designed to pass industry tests. The Dyson purifying fans are different.
One lane of Highway 11 was closed Wednesday as state Department of Transportation crews addressed a sinkhole that opened in the road’s surface last week.
The number of countries supporting Gemini Observatory grew this week.
In the last few weeks an additional eight people have been cited for loitering in a restricted area in the lower East Rift Zone – seven of them in the last 24 hours.
With just over two weeks remaining before the Aug. 11 primary election, the county is still short 20 poll workers at West Hawaii precincts.
A continuous 24-hour road closure will begin at 6 a.m. Monday and continue through 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 3, on West Kawailani Street in Hilo between Iwalani and Kanoelani streets, weather permitting.
A brief look at news from throughout the state.
A collapse event occurred at the summit of Kilauea on the morning of July 24, 2018, at 6:41 a.m. HST, releasing energy equivalent to a magnitude-5.3 earthquake, which is similar to that released by previous collapse events. In this video, watch as the event unfolds from the perspective of Hawaiian Volcano Observatory’s live-stream camera.