Lava tour operator hit with another lawsuit

  • A police officer secures the Lava Ocean Tours boat “Hot Spot” at Wailoa Small Boat Harbor in Hilo on July 16. Another group of mainland residents who were aboard a lava tour boat last July when a “lava bomb” tore through the boat’s roof is suing the tour company and the boat’s captain. (John Burnett/Tribune-Herald)

HILO — A second group of mainland residents who were aboard a lava tour boat last July when a “lava bomb” tore through the boat’s roof is suing the tour company and the boat’s captain.