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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 — Courage, honor, sacrifice — all are consistent themes across the country as America remembers its veterans every Memorial Day.
KAILUA-KONA — Makua Lani Christian Academy held its graduation at the Universty of the Nations on Saturday.
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3830 and VFW Auxiliary 3830 hosted a ceremony Monday at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 1 in Hilo to honor the men and women who sacrificed their lives in service to and defense of our nation.
WAIKOLOA — Hawaii’s Democrats elected lobbyist Kealii Lopez as their new chairwoman for the next two years Sunday, dealing a blow to the more liberal or “progressive” wing of the party.
KAILUA-KONA — President John F. Kennedy in 1961 implored a nation’s citizenry to consider what they could do for their country, not what their country could do for them.
Lava covers PGV well in Puna
KALAPANA — The postman doesn’t come around here anymore and neither do the garbage trucks. For those who live from Opihikao to Kalapana and have chosen to stay, isolation due to the ongoing lower Puna eruption remains a possibility if lava severs Highway 130, already compromised by steaming ground cracks. But it’s also one that is slowly becoming reality through the loss of services and many of their neighbors who have left for safer ground or cleaner air.
The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory reported this morning that a new fissure 24 opened. It is between Kupono and Nohea Street in Leilani Estates and is not threatening any structures at this time.
Kealakehe High School held graduation Saturday night at Waverider Stadium.