West Hawaii News, 28 July 2018

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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.

Murder suspect back in police custody

KAILUA-KONA — Hawaii County prosecutors confirm the suspect from last month’s fatal shooting on Painted Church Road is now back in custody after he was “erroneously released” from Hawaii Community Correctional Center on Tuesday.

Slow flow a no-show

HILO — The southern edge of the lava flow front in Isaac Hale Beach Park appeared to have moved little, if at all, toward Pohoiki boat ramp on Thursday.

End of the tour

HILO — The decline in tourism on the Big Island following the Kilauea eruption claimed another business Wednesday when Hilo-based tour company Jack’s Tours announced its intention to close at the end of the month.

Dino day off

Youngsters got a dino treat Thursday when the Hawaii Red Cross, partnering with Kona Commons, Roberts Hawaii and Jurassic Tours, coordinated a free excursion for about 90 lava evacuees.

EIAs required for commercial aquarium fishing

HONOLULU — After a detailed review of two Final Environment Assessments (EAs) prepared by the Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council (PIJAC), Suzanne Case, chair of the Board of Land and Natural Resources, determined that the preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement is required for commercial aquarium permits.

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Russ Roberts