West Hawaii News, 30 June 2018

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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 correpondents.

County: Hold Lono Kona sewer bids

KAILUA-KONA — Hawaii County is asking two companies to hold their bid prices for the Lono Kona sewer project until the U.S. Department of Agriculture approves the awarding of a contract.

GET sails through council

HILO — A one-quarter-percent surcharge will be added to the general excise tax in Hawaii County starting Jan. 1, following action Friday by the County Council.

83rd lava citation issued

Roman V. Andryushkin, 43, of Russia was cited after being contacted while in a closed disaster area near the Nanawale Forest Reserve and Lava Tree State Park Thursday.


Fissure 8 continues to feed lava to ocean

KAILUA-KONA — The eruption in the lower East Rift Zone continued Friday with no significant change during the day prior, Hawaiian Volcano Observatory scientists report.

Council passes GET hike

HILO — The Hawaii County Council on Friday passed a one-quarter percent surcharge to the general excise tax.

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Until next time,
Russ Roberts