Hawaii Island News, 18 Dec 2018

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Comment: Here are today’s top Hawaii Island news stories from the “Hawaii Tribune-Herald.”  Views expressed in this Hawaii news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.

Ige seeks two-year $31B budget

Gov. David Ige’s requested budget for the next two years includes an increase in the state’s disaster fund as well as increased staff to manage the lingering effects of 2018’s natural disasters.

Mauna Loa Road closed due to fire hazard

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park officials have closed Mauna Loa Road at the gate near Kipukapuaulu parking area until further notice because of what the park called “very high fire danger” in a written statement.

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Russ Roberts