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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.
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HILO — The men of Halau Hiiakainamakalehua, an Oahu halau, danced “Kaua I Ka Nani Ao Hilo,” a mele hooipoipo (love song) honoring King David Kalakaua, in Saturday night’s group hula ‘auana (modern hula) competition at the 55th annual Merrie Monarch Festival.
HILO — The state Department of Land and Natural Resources is proposing changes to rules regulating activity in the state’s forest reserves.
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Several bills that would improve working conditions or wages across the state are on the home stretch to being passed into law.
KAILUA-KONA — Kua Bay will likely go another year without lifeguards.
KAILUA-KONA — During her senior year at Kealakehe High School, Turfa Zaman came to the Big Island Teen Health Camp already knowing she wanted to be a nurse.
HILO — Two West Hawaii candidates are playing musical chairs in their House and Senate races.
KAILUA-KONA — Area boaters are invited to take part in an effort to clean up the waters off Kona when Big Island Wave Riders Against Drugs presents “Scoop It: Marine Debris.”
For thousands of local residents who aren’t among the relative few holding coveted tickets to the Merrie Monarch Festival’s hula competition, the live statewide broadcast by KFVE-TV of the three nights of hula is a must view.