Accessed on 18 August 2018, 1400 UTC, Post #17450.
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Here are today’s top West Hawaii news stories from “West Hawaii Today”, published in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. Views expressed in this Hawaii news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.
WAIMEA — In times of crisis, rescue crews with the Hawaii Fire Department step up and give their all to save the lives of visitors and those who call this place home.
HILO — Scores of Pahoa residents and several Hawaii Volcanoes National Park representatives filled the Tin Shack Bakery in Pahoa Thursday for the first of several meetings to discuss the future of the park.
HILO — Hawaii Volcanoes National Park officials expect visitors to be amazed by the changes to Kilauea’s caldera, where dozens of collapse events have quadrupled the size of Halema‘uma‘u crater and created a chasm 1,500 feet deep.
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KAILUA-KONA — Heavy showers in parts South Kohala and North Kona have prompted a flood advisory for the area.
HONOLULU — Slowing activity at Kilauea volcano is prompting scientists to downgrade their alert level for the mountain.
KAILUA-KONA — Hurricane Lane continued to intensify Friday, becoming a Category 3 storm as it continued its westward track toward Hawaii Island.
HILO — A new competition aims to save Hawaii’s ohia.
KAILUA-KONA — Scaffolding, music and shout outs greeted customers at Walmart Thursday as the annual Cop on Top fundraiser for Special Olympics got underway.
HILO — An East Hawaii toddler has been diagnosed with rat lungworm disease, the state Department of Health said Thursday.
KAILUA-KONA — The Leeward Planning Commission on Thursday voted to send a favorable recommendation to the Hawaii County Council on a proposal to expand the space in which the West Hawaii Business Park could develop without triggering a requirement to build a new road in the area.