Hawaii Island News, 08 August 2018

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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.

Kim to ask state for $550M for disaster recovery

Mayor Harry Kim plans to ask the state Legislature for $550 million for disaster recovery following three months of destructive lava flows and earthquakes in the wake of the lower Puna eruption of Kilauea volcano that began May 3.

Missing Kona man sought

Police are seeking the public’s assistance to locate 18-year-old Makana Deniz, who has been reported as missing.

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Until next time,
Russ Roberts