Hawaii Island News, 09 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.

Lawmakers want more info about mayor’s $550M recovery plan

Mayor Harry Kim, the Hawaii County Council and two members of the island’s state legislative delegation came closer to an understanding Wednesday about how to ask for money to rebuild island infrastructure in the wake of the Kilauea volcano eruption and destructive lava flow in lower Puna.

Police arrest 16 for DUI

During the week of July 30-Aug. 5, Hawaii Island police arrested 16 motorists for DUI. Six of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident and one was younger than 21.

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Russ Roberts