West Hawaii News, 04 July 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 correspondents.

UH-Hilo program awarded permanent status

HILO — The University of Hawaii at Hilo School of Nursing’s Doctor of Nursing Practice program has been awarded permanent status by the Board of Regents.

Lava claims more homes in Kapoho

HILO — Lava from Kilauea volcano’s lower East Rift Zone eruption destroyed more homes Monday in Kapoho and additional homes are expected to be lost to the flow today, according to the county.

Annual Elvis Sheppard Blood Drive this week

KAILUA-KONA — What started as a spark has fanned to flames as the community supports two women in their effort to stock the shelves of the local blood bank and improve trauma services in West Hawaii.