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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.
All University of Hawaii campuses and properties are now smoke- and tobacco-free.
HONOLULU — The Federal Communications Commission is adopting a new rule to boost the reliability of emergency alerts after Hawaii earlier this year mistakenly sent warnings to cellphones and broadcasters that a ballistic missile was heading for the state.
KAILUA-KONA — Hawaii Island police are renewing their request for the public’s assistance in locating a 40-year-old Hilo man reported missing.
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HILO — A two-vehicle head-on collision late Tuesday afternoon on Daniel K. Inouye Highway, also known as Saddle Road, has killed a highly regarded scientist and critically injured a well-known local musician.
KAILUA-KONA — Matsuyama Commercial Center moved another step closer to fruition this week.
HILO — Hawaii County is looking beyond public lands for a potential land swap with Puna residents who lost their homes to lava.
HILO — Breakouts from fissure 8 in Kilauea volcano’s lower East Rift Zone destroyed three homes Wednesday in Leilani Estates, according to Hawaii County Civil Defense.
HONOLULU — A Hawaii appeals court ruling that a bed and breakfast discriminated by denying a room to two women because they’re gay will stand after the state’s high court declined to take up the case.
A recent study by University of Hawaii at Manoa researchers has revealed more information about where rat lungworm has spread — and where it might spread in the future as the climate changes.
KAILUA-KONA — Hawaii Island police have located 28-year-old Alvin C. Haili-Barawis, who was wanted on bench warrants