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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.
HALEAKALA NATIONAL PARK, Maui — U.S. prosecutors are considering charges against two people seen taking rare, federally protected silversword plants found only on a mountain in Hawaii, authorities said.
KAILUA-KONA — The Hawaii Supreme Court on Thursday overturned a Family Court’s ruling that prohibited the Kailua-Kona parents of a toddler boy, who died last year while in foster care, from speaking about the case.
KAILUA-KONA— Two more people have been cited by officers from the DLNR Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement for being in an East Rift Zone Eruption closed area.
Hawaii Island police shot at a suspect during an officer-involved shooting that occurred Wednesday in Panaewa.
KAILUA-KONA — Three months after a deadline for surf school companies to bid for a spot in a pilot program intended to manage operations at Kahaluu Bay, the county department responsible for selecting the winning bidders has yet to make any announcement on the matter.
HILO — A bill authorizing the county to pick up abandoned vehicles on private roads will soon be back before the County Council, after a unanimous endorsement Wednesday by the Environmental Management Commission.
HILO — Gov. David Ige said at a news conference Monday that a much-discussed lava viewing area might be built outside of the Puna district — comments that were clarified Wednesday by Ige’s staff.
KAILUA-KONA — A mental evaluation was ordered for a man suspected of a carjacking over the weekend despite the 23-year-old’s strong objections Wednesday afternoon in court.