Lava tour operator hit with another lawsuit

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In this July 16, 2018, file photo, a police officer secures the Lava Ocean Tours boat “Hot Spot” at Wailoa Small Boat Harbor in Hilo.

A second group of mainland residents who were aboard a lava tour boat last July when a “lava bomb” tore through the boat’s roof is suing the tour company and the boat’s captain.