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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.
HILO — Once every decade, a commission is created to review and propose amendments to the county’s fundamental governing document, its county charter.
KAILUA-KONA — The state Attorney General continues to provide no updates or shed further light on the status of a stolen drug evidence case involving the Hawaii County Police Department.
KAILUA-KONA — The effort to widen a portion of Queen Kaahumanu Highway is still on track to be “substantially complete” in August, with the upcoming activation of a traffic signal to be the latest sign of progress on the nearly three-year-old project.
WAILUKU — A Maui judge has ruled that more than six months have passed without the case against a Haleakala telescope protester going to trial, resulting in the charges being dismissed Wednesday.
HONOLULU — A Hawaii Island firefighter has pleaded guilty to lying to a federal grand jury in the fraud and corruption case against the former Honolulu police chief and a deputy prosecutor.
The U.S. Geological Survey has made numerous overflights of lower East Rift Zone lava since the current eruptive phase of Kilauea volcano began May 3, but an overflight of the summit and Volcano village area on Wednesday morning had a different purpose.
HILO — The loss of lower Puna’s Kua O Ka La Public Charter School is “utterly devastating, both personally and for our community,” Susie Osborne, head of school, said Thursday, a day after the school was destroyed by lava.
HILO — The county’s purchase of a $2.7 million Vacationland parcel from a politically connected family is ongoing, even after the land was made worthless by lava inundation.