Ironman 70.3 Hawaii to continue as scheduled

Bree Wee of Kailua-Kona, nears the finish line during the 2017 Ironman 70.3 Hawaii at the Fairmont Orchid in Waikoloa. (Rick Winters/West Hawaii Today)

HONOLULU — An Ironman coach has said he plans to bring about 35 athletes to compete in Hawaii Island race despite the Kilauea lava eruptions that continue to disrupt the island.