BC-HI--Hawaii News Coverage Advisory 9:30 am, HI
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Hawaii at 9:30 a.m.
PAHOA, Hawaii _ A year after a volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island rained lava and gases in one of its largest and most destructive eruptions in recorded history, people who lost their homes and farms in the disaster are still struggling to return to their cherished island lifestyle. By Caleb Jones. SENT: 1,200 words, photos, video.
KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii _ The Hawaii Department of Health issued a statement Wednesday reiterating that cannabidiol has never been permitted for sale in any form in the state except for people who have medical marijuana cards and can get it at licensed dispensaries. SENT: 290 words.
HAWAII VOLCANO-AIR QUALITY
HONOLULU _ The Hawaii State Department of Health has launched a new website that provides near real-time data on the air quality following last summer’s Kilauea eruption. SENT: 180 words.
HAWAII VOLCANO RESCUE-IDENTIFIED
HONOLULU _ A man identified as a U.S. Army soldier has been upgraded to stable condition after a fall over a cliff at a Hawaii volcano crater. SENT: 140 words.
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