Hawaii Island News, 17 Nov 2018

Accessed on 17 November 2018, 1423 UTC, Post 17978.

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Comment:  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.

Search for missing diver suspended

KAILUA-KONA — The Hawaii Fire Department suspended its search Friday evening for a freediver who went missing in waters off North Kohala earlier this week.

It’s an extravaganza

From left, Donna Medeiros, owner Chanel Tabayunda and Jessica Gapusam, all of Simply Signs, on Friday during the first day of during the 31st annual Hilo Christmas Extravaganza Craft Fair at Edith Kanaka‘ole Multipurpose Stadium, sell handcrafted wood signs made in Hawaii. The craft fair continues today from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. There is a $2 entry fee and keiki younger than 12 get in for free. Entry is free for everyone the last hour of the day.

Police nab wanted man

Police said Theodore Casuga, the subject of a wanted bulletin, was arrested by the Special Enforcement Unit in Holualoa Friday afternoon.

County looking at options for Hwy 132

Lower Puna residents with properties isolated by lava might be able to return home soon as the county considers how to create an access route across the lava near Highway 132.

Final chancellor candidate makes visit to UH-Hilo campus

Ming-Tung “Mike” Lee, the fourth and final candidate for the chancellor’s post at the University of Hawaii at Hilo, visited the school’s campus Friday, where he met with community members and university employees during a public forum.

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