Hawaii Island News, 03 August 208

Accessed on 03 August 2018, 1331 UTC, Post #17350.



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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.

Brush fire closes Highway 190

KAILUA-KONA — Traffic was backed up to a stand-still from Kawaihae Road to the Waikoloa Beach Resort after emergency responders closed junctions at Waikoloa Road and Daniel K. Inouye Highway due to a brush fire Wednesday afternoon.

’Hilo Massacre’ commemorated

Eighty years ago, a peaceful protest took a tragic turn as police opened fire on an unarmed crowd of union workers and their supporters at the docks of Hilo Bay in 1938.

State, county eye bypass routes for Highway 11

The state and county are looking at the possibility of building a bypass route or routes as the condition of Highway 11 near Volcano village and Hawaii Volcanoes National Park deteriorates because of near-constant seismic activity at the summit of Kilauea volcano.

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Until next time,
Russ Roberts