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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.
A brief look at news from throughout the state.
NORTH KOHALA — While some pockets of West Hawaii have felt the effects of Hurricane Lane as it continues to pass by, the west side as a whole has remained relatively unscathed despite earlier predictions of a harsh weather beating.
Preliminary rainfall data indicate some areas on the Big Island received more than 30 inches of rain in the three days that Hurricane Lane struck the island.
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— Homeowners could save thousands by refinancing at today’s near historic low rates.
PIIHONUA — The Wailuku River and its tributaries overflowed their banks Thursday evening, forcing a half dozen residents to evacuate.
Heavy rainfall brought by Hurricane Lane caused untreated wastewater to discharge Friday into Hilo Bay, the county’s Department of Environmental Management said.
Heavy rainfall brought by Hurricane Lane has caused untreated wastewater to discharge into Hilo Bay, the county’s Department of Environmental Management said Friday.
A Puna man was charged today with attempted murder after he allegedly assaulted a man and woman with a meat cleaver and bit the woman’s ear off on Tuesday.
Heavy rain from Hurricane Lane caused a wastewater pond at Big Island Dairy to overflow Thursday, sending untreated effluent into a nearby gulch.