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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.
Hawaiian Volcano Observatory scientists confirmed Sunday that rates of seismicity and summit deformation have decreased, as has lava output from fissure 8.
The county, on emergency status since the lower East Rift Zone eruption started in May, is gearing up for a possible lashing from Hurricane Hector.
Hawaii Island’s lone sheriff’s lieutenant has agreed to pay a $6,000 fine for two alleged ethics violations that occurred in March of 2014.
By Lending Tree
— Refinance rates are still at near historic lows, but won’t be for long
Sandra Chiyo Baijo, 58, of Waimea died June 25 at North Hawaii Community Hospital. Born in Honolulu, she was a server at the Moana Surfrider Hotel in Waikiki. Visitation noon-1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 24, at Mana Christian Ohana Church in Waimea. Celebration of life service 1-2 p.m. Lunch to follow. Casual attire; lei and loose flowers welcome. Survived by children, Courtney (Napo) Horn, Samantha (Arturo) Martinez, Jasmine (Dustin) Miller, Johana (Alan) Baijo and Jonathan (Rose) Baijo; sister, Toni (Carroll) Hall; brothers, Kerry Jordan, Bryan Jordan and Shannon (Ai) Jordan; nine grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.
Hurricane Hector has re-strengthened to Category 4 status, the National Weather Service said.
Hawaiian Volcano Observatory reported today that this morning’s helicopter overflight confirmed a significant reduction in lava output from fissure No. 8.
More than a thousand people, including police officers and first responders from across Hawaii and beyond, paid their final respects Saturday to fallen Hawaii Police Department Officer Bronson Kaliloa.
With less than a week to go before the primary, candidates for lieutenant governor are making their final passes across the state.
Two candidates in the Republican Party primary faced off on issues including affordable housing and agriculture Saturday morning at the Waikoloa Village Golf Club.
The race for state Senate District 4 is a dash to the Aug. 11 primary election. The candidates are incumbent Sen. Lorraine Inouye and challenger Heather Kimball, both Democrats.