Hawaii Island News, 11 September 2018

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“Hawaii Business Magazine”, 11 September 2018.

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Here are the top Hawaii Island new stories from “Hawaii Business Magazine”, published in Honolulu, Hawaii. Views expressed in this news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.

Residents urged to prepare for Olivia
State and county officials advised residents to have 14 days worth of food and pet food, a full tank of gas and other emergency supplies ready as Tropical Storm Olivia is set to arrive either late tonight or early Wednesday. Tribune-Herald.

Volcanic emissions down, West Hawaii skies clearest in years
A pall of seemingly unrelenting vog swallowed West Hawaii for months as Kilauea wreaked havoc in Puna. Since the volcano has cooled, the excess pollution subsided. But the changes are actually more significant than that. West Hawaii Today.

Alleged threat briefly puts schools in lockdown
A suspect is in police custody after allegedly threatening gun violence Monday morning at the University of Hawaii at Hilo. Police Capt. Randall Medeiros said 40-year-old Brandon Keala Kealoha was arrested without incident on campus. He’s being held on suspicion of second-degree terroristic threatening.  Tribune-Herald.

Algae biofuel company to launch commercial venture
A company that set out 11 years ago to test whether it could make fuel oil from algae in Hawaii announced Friday that it is ceasing research work after succeeding, and will try to build a commercial production plant in the islands. Star-Advertiser. 

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Russ Roberts