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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.
KAILUA-KONA — The Hawaii County Environmental Management Commission last week resolved that the county should exceed goals and policies of the federal Clean Water Act regarding wastewater discharge rather than merely comply with the letter of the law.
KAILUA-KONA — A man involved in a shark attack over the weekend remains in critical condition, authorities said Tuesday.
A Honolulu Circuit Court judge has ruled the state breached its duties to “malama ‘aina” with respect to lands it is leasing to the U.S. Army as part of the Pohakuloa Training Area on Hawaii Island.
KAILUA-KONA — Exactly 50 years ago, Dick Hershberger was on a cross-country train ride from Los Angeles to Pittsburgh when he learned that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated.
HONOLULU — A push to save and expand a visa program unique to the Northern Mariana Islands is hitting skids after recent cases of labor abuse and visa fraud, delivering a major blow to the U.S. commonwealth’s economy, which relies heavily on foreign workers.