Hawaii Island News, 27 August 2018

Accessed on 27 August 2018, 1247 UTC, Post #17528.



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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.

As Lane leaves, Miriam emerges

UPDATE 11:12 a.m. As of 11 a.m. Tropical Storm Miriam is 1,920 miles east southeast of Hilo, with maximum sustained winds of 45 mph and moving west at 14 mph.

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.

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Until next time,
Russ Roberts