Accessed on 23 April 2018, 1520 UTC, Post #16684.
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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.
HILO — Puna residents hoping for regulation of helicopter tours headed to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park will have to settle for resolutions instead.
Hokule‘a visited more than 150 ports in 23 countries during its historic four-year sail around the globe as it spread a message of malama honua — take care of the Earth.
HILO — It’s now the public’s turn to weigh in on the vacation rental issue.
KOHALA COAST— At Pacific Islander Heritage Day, the demonstrations on display were as much about the future as they were about the traditions being shared Saturday.
Kailua-Kona – Hawaii County Police Department rank and file joined athletes, family and friends Saturday for the Troy Barboza Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics. The run/walk started at Lanihau Center, continued down Palani Road to Hale Halawai and back to Old Airport Park for the lighting of the cauldron and the start of the Special Olympics Regional Area Softball Tournament.
HILO — Thirteen families living on Mauna Ziona Church property in North Kona are likely to be evicted in the coming weeks, more than two years after the property was purchased at county tax auction by the Free Church of Tonga-Kona.
POHAKULOA TRAINING AREA — “Take it to outer space,” exclaimed 7-year-old Reggie Shropshire as an unmanned aerial vehicle took to the sky Friday morning in the Saddle between Mauna Loa and Maunakea.
KAILUA-KONA — This year’s 55th annual Merrie Monarch Festival drew a surge of visitors to the Big Island using the home sharing website, Airbnb.