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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.
Although miles away from the volcanic volatility, the University of Hawaii at Hilo is playing a supporting role in the response to the eruption in Puna.
HILO — Two Hawaii County Council members and two Big Island statehouse incumbents cruised to early victory this week when no candidates filed to oppose them.
HILO — Trial has been set in the case of the first individual accused of burglary in Leilani Estates during the current state of emergency due to Kilauea volcano lava.
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— Behind-the-scenes stories from people who witnessed unbelievable run-ins with squirrels, hamsters, goats, and more.
HAWAII VOLCANO OBSERVATORY — Small explosions that produce ashfall from Kilauea Volcano’s summit are not new. However, the mechanism, vigor, plume heights, and extent of ash fallout from the current explosive activity within Halemaumau are.
KAILUA-KONA — Umekes Fishmarket Bar and Grill is opening its mic to the public this week, and asking the public to open its arms and wallets to Puna in return.
KAILUA-KONA — A 38-year-old man is dead after a suspected drowning in Waipio Valley this weekend.
KAILUA-KONA —A Captain Cook man has pleaded not guilty to charges of child pornography and child abuse in 3rd Circuit Court.
KAILUA-KONA — Candidates for the Hawaii’s highest office are headed to Kailua-Kona this week for a forum in advance of the gubernatorial primary scheduled for Aug. 11.
HILO — A 36-year-old Pahoa man who faced down the barrel of a handgun that fired at least two gunshots in lava-ravaged Leilani Estates on May 29 testified he was “afraid for his life” during the incident.
In conjunction with the State of Hawaii, the Hawaii County’s American Jobs Center will be conducting rapid response workshops for Hawaii Island residents whose employment status or business operations have been affected by the lava flow.
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