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Big Island:

see HawaiiHawaii,
island (1990 pop. 120,217), 4,037 sq mi (10,456 sq km), largest and southernmost island of the state of Hawaii and coextensive with Hawaii co.; known as the Big Island.
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Flossie may hit the big island of Hawaii directly next week, but until then it's only a concern for ocean freighters.
Especially with what happened with Hurricane Lane, Big Island, Maui County, they've been flooded.
We will work hard to provide new support to these agents to grow their real estate business and grow our market share on the Big Island." Coldwell Banker Island Properties continues to announce innovative new programs to make it the best value proposition to its clients and agent group, including its long-term property management program, its Island Vacations short term property management program, professional transaction coordination service in-house, new in-house print shop to support agents, and other professional support services for its realtor team.
The company said the acquisition will expand its market share in the real estate market on Hawaii's Big Island.
As it lingered, the storm's outer bands were already over the Big Island, allowing Lane to drop 51.53 inches (131 centimeters) of rain as of early Sunday morning, according to preliminary figures from the National Weather Service.
However, by then torrential showers had drenched the windward side of Hawaii's Big Island for more than two days, unleashing severe flooding and mudslides that forced multiple road closures and damaged or destroyed a number of homes and other structures, authorities said.
Firefighters on the Big Island rescued 39 people from floodwaters Friday through early Saturday as the island grappled with the nearly 4 feet (1.2 meters) of rain from Tropical Storm Lane, formerly Hurricane Lane, dumped on the eastern part of the island over the course of three days.
Hurricane Lane, which was still offshore, lashed the Big Island with nearly 20 inches of rain in about 24 hours.
Schools on the Big Island and in Maui County have already been closed until further notice.
HAWAII'S governor David Ige says Donald Trump has approved his request for a presidential disaster declaration for the Big Island as the state copes with Kilauea volcano's eruption.
Summary: Honolulu (Hawaii) [USA], May 7 (ANI): The spewing of lava from Kilauea volcano in Hawaii's Big Island showed no signs of stopping as 21 homes have been destroyed in the aftermath of the eruption in Leilani Estates, Hawaii County officials said on Sunday.
Steam rises from a fissure on a road in Leilani Estates subdivision on Hawaii's Big Island yesterday.