Settlement in ‘lava bomb’ lawsuit

JOHN BURNETT/Tribune-Herald 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 settlement has been reached in a federal lawsuit regarding a “lava bomb” that tore through the roof of a lava tour boat and injured numerous passengers near Kapoho on July 16, 2018.