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Here are today’s top West Hawaii news stories compiled by “West Hawaii Today”, published in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. Views expressed in this video are those of the reporters and correspondents.
KAILUA-KONA — A Keaau man is in police custody following a stabbing Thursday evening in downtown Hilo.
HONOLULU — Gov. David Ige has signed a bill setting aside $125 million for flood recovery efforts on Kauai and Oahu.
HONOLULU – Randall T. Saito was indicted by a Honolulu grand jury on one count of escape in the second degree and four counts of identity theft in the first degree, Attorney General Russell A. Suzuki said in a press release Thursday.
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KAILUA-KONA — A motorcyclist is in serious condition after colliding with a Jeep shortly after noon on Friday on Queen Kaahumanu Highway in North Kona.
West Hawaii Today staff took to the street Thursday for Keiki Day, the fourth annual fundraising event for the nonprofit Parents and Children Together. Sales of the special edition newspaper go directly toward the wrap-around family service provider that puts children into learning environment early. Hilo, Kauai, and Honolulu papers also take part every year and last year, $75,000 was raised.
HILO — Friends of former Mayor Billy Kenoi have planned a “worldwide prayer gathering” for noon Saturday.
HILO — The pentane at Puna Geothermal Venture has been removed, but Civil Defense officials remain concerned about another hidden hazard.
The governor’s office has estimated that nearly $5 million has been spent on Kilauea eruption relief efforts so far.
Big Island Dairy in Ookala has continued to discharge wastewater this week.
HILO — A prosecution witness told jurors Thursday that Wayne Teves confessed to him the March 2016 slaying of Thaine Price in Waipio Valley.