West Hawaii News

Accessed on 29 April 2018, 1514 UTC, Post #16715.



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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 cure for what ails

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.

Pesticide ban grows likely

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.

Airport upgrades about to take off

KAILUA-KONA — Lawmakers Wednesday signed off on $69 million to construct a permanent federal inspection station at Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport at Keahole.

Highway 19 near Maulua Gulch reopened

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.

Kohala Swimming Pool open again

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.

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Until next time,
Russ Roberts
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https://hawaiisciencedigest.com (Hawaii Science Digest)