West Hawaii News, 16 July 2018


Accessed on 16 July 2018, 1517 UTC, Post #17224.

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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.

Kauai mayor considers lifting ban on vacation rentals

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.

Mayday call received Saturday afternoon

HONOLULU — Coast Guard, Hawaii County Fire, U.S. Navy and Royal Australian Navy crews are searching for signs of distress near Kona Airport on the Big Island after receiving a mayday call, Saturday.

The end of Tunnels: Part 1 in a 5-part series

The story of how 38-year-old Cheyanne Anderson’s overdose death in a drainage ditch beneath Queen Kaahumanu Highway led to the closure of one of Kailua-Kona’s most entrenched homeless camps that for years lay hidden in plain sight

Fire destroys 2 structures in HOVE

KAILUA-KONA — Fire officials are investigating the cause of a Friday afternoon fire that destroyed two unpermitted structures in the Hawaiian Ocean View Estates subdivision of Ka’u.

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