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Hawaii County officials seek millions in lava aid

  • DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    This is the view of a funnel cloud forming next to the lava eruption from fissure 8 as seen from Leilani Ave. in Leilani Estates in Puna, Big Island.

  • ASSOCIATED PRESS

    This photo provided by Jessica Henricks shows flooding Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018, Wailuku River near Hilo, Hawaii.

Hawaii County officials met House lawmakers at the state Capitol on Wednesday to urge them to convene a special session to provide another $17.4 million in state funding for the county’s “immediate needs” for recovery from the damage done by Kilauea Volcano lava. Read more

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