Accessed on 26 April 2018, 1454 UTC, Post #16699.
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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.
Hawaii Island police are asking for the public’s help in locating two men wanted on multiple warrants and questioning regarding thefts and burglaries.
HONOLULU — State lawmakers have approved a bill that would allocate $570 million to create affordable housing units in Hawaii.
KAILUA-KONA — Defense counsel for a former Hawaii Police Department officer accused of fatally striking a bicyclist in 2015 hopes to recuse county prosecutors from the case due to conflict of interest.
— Climbing a flight of stairs or riding her bike normally wouldn’t be considered a challenge for Jacqueline Stanford,
KAILUA-KONA — Fireworks have lit up the sky for years to celebrate Kealakehe High School’s graduating seniors, but changes made more than a year ago to the county’s fire code are putting an end to the festive tradition.
HILO — The contractor for a medical marijuana growing site under construction has filed a civil suit against the developer and operator of the facility project, claiming nonpayment for construction on the Pepeekeo site.
Farms in Hawaii could become “zero waste” if a state-funded demonstration project proves viable.
HILO — A 55-year-old Leilani Estates man made his initial court appearance Tuesday on numerous drug and identity theft charges.
HILO — No matter where they stand on the issue, one thing was clear Tuesday. People care very deeply about vacation rentals.
KAILUA-KONA — A woman was rescued Monday afternoon after becoming distressed while swimming in Kailua Bay.
More than 100 Hawaii Island fourth- through seventh-graders competed in the 29th annual Newbery Quiz Bowl, a game show-style reading competition that took place at the Kamehameha Schools Hawaii campus.