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Here are today’s to 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.
Lava was no longer seen oozing into the ocean or sitting inside fissure 8 during an overflight Wednesday morning, according to the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory.
The Salvation Army is requesting donations after its thrift store in Hilo was indefinitely closed after sustaining flooding damage during Hurricane Lane.
The Disaster Recovery Center assisting residents with the Kilauea eruption recovery will be closed for the Labor Day Weekend.
The cost of Hawaii County’s wish list for what is needed to recover from the Kilauea disaster has increased to $800 million, according to the county’s No. 2 official.
An associate of cop-killer Justin Waiki pleaded not guilty Thursday to six charges, including first-degree attempted murder.
A joint task force created by Gov. David Ige to combat rat lungworm disease announced on Thursday new preliminary guidelines to help physicians diagnose, treat and manage the illness.
Saying the language is too vague, Hawaii County has joined the state’s other three counties in a lawsuit to strike from the Nov. 6 ballot a constitutional amendment allowing a special property tax for education.
The emergency evacuation shelter in Pahoa, which opened May 3 as eruption activity started in lower Puna, will close next month.
Federal Emergency Management Director Brock Long is on the Big Island in the wake of Hurricane Lane. Meanwhile, Hawaii Emergency Management Director Tom Travis said he hopes preliminary figures from the ongoing damage assessment statewide can be tabulated by Monday.
Keaau could see its population more than double under a master plan W.H. Shipman released for public comment.