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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.
HONOLULU — A commercial fishing crew and a federal observer were rescued after their vessel sank and they spent hours in a life raft hundreds of miles off the coast of Hawaii Island, the U.S. Coast Guard said Monday.
HAGATNA, Guam — An attorney for singer Yvonne Marianne Elliman-Alexander and her husband says he is hopeful they will be sentenced to probation over drug possessions charges in Guam.
HONOLULU — Public support for the stalled $1.4 billion Thirty Meter Telescope project has never been stronger, according to a newspaper poll.
KAILUA-KONA — For nearly 40 years now, the Daughters of Hawaii have opened the grounds and doors of Hulihee Palace to the public around this time of year to welcome kamaaina and visitors alike for a day to celebrate Hawaiian history, culture, music, hula and crafts.
KAILUA-KONA — Hawaii Island’s natural beauty and seemingly endless opportunities for adventure have earned it a spot among TripAdvisor’s top destinations in the United States.
HONOLULU — About 1 in 24 homes in Hawaii is a vacation rental, which is contributing to the state’s shortage of affordable housing, according to a report by an advocacy group.
HILO — Mayor Harry Kim earlier this month presented a balanced budget to the County Council.