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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.
Work began Friday to open an alternate route through Volcano should Highway 11 become impassable.
KAILUA-KONA — A man and woman were found dead inside a Alii Lani apartment Friday morning after a neighbor performed a welfare check and discovered their bodies in the bedroom.
The biggest threat to state Rep. Richard Onishi’s incumbency this election is in the form of a kindergarten teacher from Pahala.
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— The U.S. broke records in 2016 with 19 separate flooding events – the most in recorded history, according to USA Today – and this year’s wildfires continue to threaten homes in the West.
In a state that values access to the ballot, Hawaii election officials pretty much take your word for it when you claim to be a U.S. citizen and thus are eligible to vote.
Gov. David Ige on Friday issued his third supplementary proclamation for the Kilauea eruption.
Hurricane Hector strengthened to a Category 3 hurricane Friday with maximum sustained winds of 120 mph.
The Puna Neighborhood Watch does not endorse political candidates.
KAILUA-KONA — Poor firefighting conditions are expected to persist through the next several days as fire crews work to suppress a brush fire that has scorched 13,000 acres along Highway 190.
The state Department of Education confirmed Thursday that Brad Bennett, the Hilo-Waiakea Complex Area superintendent who was on leave since December, is no longer employed by the DOE.
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