West Hawaii News, 27 June 2018

Accessed on 27 June 2018, 1430 UTC, Post #17099.



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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 Hawaii news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.

Charges filed in South Kona shooting

KAILUA-KONA — A Honaunau man has been charged with murder in connection with a Saturday shooting on Painted Church Road in South Kona that left one dead and two injured.

Hawaii reacts to travel ban ruling

KAILUA-KONA — The U.S. Supreme Court’s Tuesday decision in the case of Trump v. Hawaii, which affirmed broad executive powers to restrict or prohibit travel from majority-Muslim countries for national security purposes, inspired universal rebuke among Hawaii politicians and activist groups.

Open spaces

KAILUA-KONA — The physical aesthetic of Kona’s economy is changing as construction begins on a new shopping center, big names in retail switch locations, and some mainstay storefronts appear destined for vacancy while others may soon bustle again with new commerce.

South Hilo man wanted

The Hawaii Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating 27-year-old Kolten Mychal Quevedo who frequents the South Hilo areas of Papaikou, Pepeekeo, Honomu and Hakalau.

Murder suspect charged

Hawaii Island police have charged a 49-year-old Honaunau man in connection with the shooting incident on Painted Church Road in South Kona on Saturday afternoon.

Kilauea eruption continues with little change

KAILUA-KONA — The eruption in the lower East Rift Zone continues with no significant change during the past 24 hours, Hawaiian Volcano Observatory scientists reported Tuesday morning.

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Until next time,
Russ Roberts