West Hawaii News, 06 April 2018

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Here are the top West Hawaii news stories for Friday, 06 April 2018, from “West Hawaii Today”, published in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii.  Views expressed in this news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.

Annual coffee expo today

KAILUA-KONA — The 11th annual Kona Coffee and Small Farm EXPO is planned from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today in the Makaeo Events Pavilion at Old Kona Airport Park.

Neighbors praise new South Kona KTA on store’s first day

KEALAKEKUA — In the newly opened KTA Express, shoppers exude palpable excitement. A man entering the store exclaims unprompted, “New store opening? Good stuff!” flashing two thumbs up as he strolls through the store’s automatic sliding doors.

To become Miss Aloha Hula

HILO — Three Hawaii Island dancers were among 12 wahine competing in the 55th Annual Merrie Monarch Festival Thursday night for the title of Miss Aloha Hula. They are Joelle Nohealani Kalima, Hula Halau O KouLima Nani E, kumu hula Iwalani Kalima; Asialynn Genoa Kalihilihi‘ulaonalehua‘ohopoe Yap, kumu hula Nani Lim Yap; and Alana Maureen Ka‘ano‘anookalani Paiva, Halau O Ka Ua Kani Lehua, kumu hula Johnny Lum Ho.

Hawaii says it implemented missile plan before finishing it

HONOLULU — The Hawaii Emergency Management Agency began implementing its plan for responding to a ballistic missile attack before it was entirely drafted, a senior state official said Thursday at a hearing on why the agency mistakenly sent cellphone and broadcast alerts across the islands in January.

2 sought for impersonating police officer

Hawaii Island police are asking for the public’s help identifying two men who allegedly impersonated a police officer on Sunday on Highway 11 in the vicinity of Maulua Gulch.

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Until next time,
Russ Roberts
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