Lava tours only see slight drop in passengers despite accident

July 22, 2018

The flow of tourists to the lava ocean entry slowed but did not stop last week after a tour boat was hit by a “lava bomb,” injuring 23 passengers. The boat, one of two operated by Lava Ocean Tours, was hit by debris from an explosion, possibly caused by the rupture of an underwater lava tube that’s part of the eruption on Kilauea’s lower East Rift Zone.

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Officer wounded in shootout ‘recovering nicely’

July 22, 2018

A police sergeant injured Friday during a shootout at South Point was in stable condition at Hilo Medical Center on Saturday and “recovering nicely,” the Hawaii Police Department said.

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Canoe paddling: Puna pride pre-eminent as club takes fourth straight Moku O Hawaii title
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Volcano Watch: The mixture of lava and seawater creates an explosive hazard
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Obituaries for July 22
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Tropical Gardening: Warm, wet weather ideal for disease
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Cartoon for July 22
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