Hawaii Island News 09/06/2019

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Study: Kilauea lava triggered massive algae bloom

In the midst of the destruction during last year’s lower East Rift Zone eruption of Kilauea volcano, scientists from the University of Hawaii and the University of Southern California observed how one of nature’s most devastating forces can also create and sustain life.

Police arrest 20 for DUI

During the week of Aug. 26-Sept. 1, Hawaii Island Police arrested 20 motorists for DUI. Three of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident and two were younger than 21.

It’s fair time in Kailua-Kona

The Dizzy Dragons return to the EK Fernandez Big Island Fair this weekend in Kailua-Kona. The fair opens today and runs through Sunday at the south end of Old Kona Airport Park. The event promises not only rides but also a carnival atmosphere that will include games, food booths, entertainment and for the first time, RoboCars — life-sized transforming robot vehicles. There also are several entertainment acts slated during the fair. Hours are 6-11:30 p.m. today and Friday, noon-11:30 p.m. Saturday and noon-10 p.m. Sunday. For more information, visit ekfernandezshows.com.

Missing Kona teen found

Police have located 16-year-old Roxanne Reeves of Kailua-Kona, who was reported missing. She was found unharmed in Kailua-Kona on Aug. 26.

2018 Kilauea eruption: Interim recovery strategy moves ahead

Hawaii County is taking another step toward recovery from the 2018 Kilauea volcano eruption.
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