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Here are today’ 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.
New money flowed into state House and Senate candidates’ campaign coffers last month, but for most candidates racing toward Saturday’s election, it was flowing out just as fast.
The National Weather Service on Monday posted a tropical storm watch for the Big Island as Hurricane Hector continued its trek toward Hawaii.
Former University of Hawaii at Hilo Chancellor Edward Kormondy died April 28 at his home in Los Angeles, it was announced Monday. He was 91.
By First Republic Bank
— If you refinance your student loans with low fixed rates, you could save by lowering your monthly payments.
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.
KAILUA-KONA — As fire crews gain control of a massive brush fire in Waikoloa, another blaze is tearing through areas of Ka‘u and into Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, damaging koa forest.
HONOLULU — The state is expanding free preschool programs at public elementary schools on four islands.
A brief look at news from throughout the state.
A tropical storm watch has been issued for Hawaii County.
The county has canceled a community meeting on lava scheduled for 5 p.m. Tuesday in Pahoa because it is preparing an emergency response for possible effects from Hurricane Hector.