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Lava from Hawaii volcano enters ocean from 3 flows

Lava entered the ocean from a third flow Thursday, marking the third week of a Hawaii volcano eruption that has opened up nearly two dozen vents in rural communities, destroyed dozens of buildings and shot miles-high plumes of ash into the sky.

Witness: Victim feared son

Preliminary arguments were heard Wednesday in District Court against a man accused of killing his mother last week as she worked at First Hawaiian Bank.

Hurricane center releases 2018 outlook

Kauai could be looking at between three and six tropical cyclones in the Central Pacific in the 2018 hurricane season, a number lower than the predictions over the last several years but still within the realm of a normal-to-above-average season.

Mayor continues TVR ban

Mayor Bernard Carvalho has extended a ban on the operation of transient vacation rental properties in the Wainiha-Haena area for 60 days beyond its scheduled expiration, which had been set as Wednesday, the mayor’s office announced.

Concert raises more than $120,000

Courtney Clark of the BAMP Project said the money is still coming in Tuesday during a mahalo party at Rob’s Good Times Grill in the Rice Shopping Center.

Professor to speak on Shinran

The Rev. Dr. Jeff Wilson, professor of Buddhist studies in the Department of Religion at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, will be presenting a lecture on Shinran, the 13th-century founder of the Hongwanji Buddhist tradition, on May 31 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Kapaa Hongwanji Mission.