Hawaii Island News, 26 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.

Storm veers away from islands

Hawaii emerged Saturday from the threat of a potentially devastating hurricane after historic amounts of rain forced evacuations on some islands but damage appeared less than feared.


As Lane goes away, focus turns to recovery

Hawaii County will begin damage assessments today after windward areas were walloped by days of torrential rain and severe flooding from Tropical Storm Lane.

Pockets of West Hawaii feel Lane’s effects

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.


Rainfall from storm inundates East Hawaii

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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Until next time,
Russ Roberts