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Here are today’s top Hawaii Island news stories compiled by the “Hawaii Tribune-Herald”, published in Hilo, Hawaii. Views expressed in this Hawaii news summary are those of the reporters and correspondent.
Two attractions in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park are expected to be reopened to the public the same day the national park returns to service later this month.
The community is upping the ante for information leading to those responsible for the shooting of three cats on Hawaii Island.
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.
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— The U.S. broke records in 2016 with 19 separate flooding events – the most in recorded history, according to USA Today – and this year’s wildfires continue to threaten homes in the West.
A suspect is in police custody after allegedly threatening gun violence Monday morning at the University of Hawaii at Hilo.
Take a deep breath. 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.
A 92-year-old Native Hawaiian heiress doesn’t have sufficient mental capacity to manage her $215-million trust, a judge ruled Monday in a bitter case that has raised allegations her wife is trying to wrestle control over her assets.
UPDATE 3:12 p.m.: Police identified the suspect as 40-year-old Brandon Keala Kealoha of Hilo. He was booked Monday on suspicion of terroristic threatening and detectives continue to investigate.
UPDATE 5 p.m.: At 5 p.m., Tropical Storm Olivia was about 380 miles east-northeast of Hilo, packing maximum sustained winds of 70 mph and moving west at 10 mph.
At a Thursday art meeting at Wailoa Center, nine displaced residents from Kapoho, Vacationland and Leilani Estates were asked to write down their emotional states and draw representations of them.
With the possible arrival Tuesday of Hurricane Olivia — probably as a tropical storm — scores of East Hawaii folks were making preparations to weather the cyclone.