Hawaii Island News, 14 September 2018

Accessed on 14 September 2018, 1331 UTC, Post #17646.



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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 correspondents.

FEMA, SBA deadlines pass

Nearly 3,000 Big Island residents affected by the Kilauea eruption applied for federal disaster assistance before the application deadline passed Wednesday.

Honolulu warns residents after storm swells dam water levels

HONOLULU — Honolulu officials said a dam holding 21 million gallons of water was not in danger of collapsing Thursday, but still warned nearly 10,000 residents downstream that they might need to evacuate after Tropical Storm Olivia caused water levels to rise in the reservoir.

Social media helps track down boat vandal

KAILUA-KONA — A couple headed on vacation is $1,000 richer and a man was set to spend the night in jail after social media helped track down the suspect who vandalized the Body Glove vessel Monday night in Kailua Bay.

Old A rape suspect in custody again

KEALAKEKUA — A Kona teen facing felony sex assault charges is being detained without bail after he was picked up on a bench warrant for the second time because of reported violations of conditions of his release.

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Until next time,
Russ Roberts