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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.
KAILUA-KONA — Hawaii faces a stark reality when it comes to the number of health care professionals in the state as well as access to that care for Hawaii’s residents, especially in the state’s many rural communities.
KEAUHOU MAUKA — Tails were wagging Saturday for the opening of Hawaii Island Humane Society’s Central Bark Dog Parks.
KAILUA-KONA — Hawaii is one step closer to buffering the use of several pesticides around schools, while outright banning the use of another throughout the state.
By Mammoth Lakes
— From waterfalls to wildflowers, a visit to Mammoth Lakes is a legendary summer adventure.
KAILUA-KONA — Lawmakers Wednesday signed off on $69 million to construct a permanent federal inspection station at Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport at Keahole.
KAILUA-KONA — Julie Kaaloa felt the no contest plea given by a Captain Cook man accused of hitting and killing her 10-year-old daughter in a November 2016 crash was not appropriate.
The maternal aunt of a 9-year-old Hilo girl allegedly starved to death almost two years ago by her parents and maternal grandmother filed a petition to become the personal representative of the girl’s estate.
KAILUA-KONA — A homelessness package headlined by the concept of ohana zones is on its way to final votes on the House and Senate floors after clearing conference committee Friday afternoon.
KEALAKEKUA — Standing in front of their peers and a panel of community members, Jade Onaka, Van Petrovic and Naia Balancio faced a crowd that could have intimidated a Ph.D candidate defending their dissertation.
Both lanes of Highway 19 in the vicinity of mile marker 21 in Maulua Gulch have reopened following a reported vehicle crash, according to the Hawaii Police Department.
The Hawaii County Department of Parks and Recreation said the mechanical issues that caused the closure of the Kohala Pool on April 19 have been resolved, and the pool is now open for public use.