Accessed on 13 May 2018, 1452 UTC, Post #16800.
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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 news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.
VOLCANO — As Hawaii Volcanoes National Park closed Friday in anticipation of possible violent explosions at the summit of Kilauea, residents of nearby Volcano village remained largely unconcerned.
Hawaii County Civil Defense officials began advising residents from Kapoho to Kalapana to make evacuation preparations for the first time Friday as they wait for the next phase of the lower Puna eruption to begin.
The owner of a burglarized home in Leilani Estates subdivision realized someone was on his property — which had been evacuated due to lava from Kilauea volcano — when he found a 12-pack of Bud Light beer behind his house when he returned to check on the place.
By Explore Logan
— If you like classic, homegrown eats, Logan is your place.
Make the Pavilion at Old Kona Airport Park the place to go for a last-minute Mother’s Day present.
KAILUA-KONA — A proposal from a local company to build a commercial center at the Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority would give local drivers a new spot to fill up the tank and support NELHA’s mission of sustainability.
KAILUA-KONA — Micah Pexa hopes to be among the 20 percent to successfully complete the Appalachian Trail for a cause beyond taking up the physical challenge or facing the wilderness.
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.
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.