West Hawaii News, Monday, 23 April 2018

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.

A neverending journey

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.

Torch Run kicks off Special Olympics

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.

Evictions planned at iconic church

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.

Earth Day at PTA

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.

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Until next time,
Russ Roberts
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