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Here are today’s top West Hawaii news from “West Hawaii Today”, published in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. Views expressed in this news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.
KAILUA-KONA — The Hawaii Department of Health is investigating a confirmed case of legionellosis, commonly known as Legionnaires’ disease, in an adult resident of Honolulu.
Recent volcanic eruptions on the Big Island have forced the sole source of black cinder to vacate its harvesting plant, jeopardizing the island’s tropical floral business, a major economic industry in East Hawaii. These businesses provide plants and flowers to stores for sale statewide and out-of-state exports.
KAILUA-KONA — Hawaii County Department of Water Supply on Wednesday issued a reminder to customers in the North Kona region that a 10 percent voluntary water conservation effort is still in effect.
KAILUA-KONA — Kona Target staff knew what it meant when team member Renee Mundell strolled in Wednesday morning clad in a pair of shorts.
Gov. David Ige requested approval Wednesday of all federal individual assistance programs for Hawaii County residents who have lost their homes and property in the Kilauea volcanic eruption that began in May.
The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory has reported that a steam explosion occurred at the Kilauea summit early Wednesday morning, and advises to be aware of ash fallout throughout Ka’u.