Hawaii Island News, 07 August 2018

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Here are today’s top Hawaii Island news stories from “Hawaii Business News”, published in Honolulu, Hawaii. Views expressed in this Hawaii news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.

Kilauea gave hints of slowing
The scientist-in-charge at Hawaiian Volcano Observatory said there “were some hints” the near cessation of seismic activity at Kilauea’s summit and drastic reduction of lava production by fissure 8 might happen. Tribune-Herald.Hawaii News Now.

Volcanoes NP remains closed as Halemaumau Crater continues to grow

Although earthquakes decreased over the weekend, the majority of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, a top attraction for the state, remains closed due to damage and will not be reopening any time soon. Star-Advertiser.

Legislative candidates drain accounts as election nears
New money flowed into state House and Senate candidates’ campaign coffers last month, but for most candidates racing toward Saturday’selection, it was flowing out just as fast. West Hawaii Today.

As if the eruption wasn’t enough, Hector threatens to disrupt primary
As Hawaii readies for its primary elections, voters are grappling with an erupting volcano and Hurricane Hector. Associated Press. 

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Until next time,

Russ Roberts