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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.
KAILUA-KONA — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a possible boater in distress near Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport at Keahole pending further developments.
KAILUA-KONA — A juvenile whale shark with heavy gauge line wrapped around its mid-section was spotted Thursday off Maui’s south shore.
LIHUE — Kauai Mayor Bernard Carvalho Jr. is considering lifting a ban on legal transient vacation rentals on Kauai’s flood-ravaged north shore if the owners agree to house some of the families displaced by severe flooding and landslides.
KAILUA-KONA — Macadamia nuts number among Hawaii’s most important and lucrative agricultural exports, and 2017-18 was a banner year.
KAILUA-KONA — More than 25 years ago, Valerie Delahaye-Ippolito stepped outside the Citadel in Cairo, Egypt, when an earthquake hit, toppling a building to the ground in front of her eyes.