West Hawaii News, Sunday, 25 March 2018

Accessed on 25 March 2018, 1449 UTC, Post #16553.



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Here are today’s top West Hawaii news stories from “West Hawaii Today”, published in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii.  Views expressed in this news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.

Getting in gear

KAILUA-KONA — Three Hawaii Island schools — including two from West Hawaii — are putting their robotics know-how to the test this week as they vie for a chance at an upcoming world robotics championship.

Comittee passes pesticide bill

HONOLULU — The House Finance Committee passed a bill Wednesday involving vegetative buffer zones around schools to protect against large-scale industrial pesticide use.

Hawaii to benefit from new federal budget deal

HILO — The federal budget enacted by the newly passed $1.3 trillion spending omnibus has wide-reaching effects on every state, and Hawaii is no exception.

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Until next time,
Russ Roberts
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