West Hawaii News, 21 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.

State terminates grant for $2.7M open space purchase

KAILUA-KONA — DLNR Chair Suzanne Case has notified Hawaii County Mayor Harry Kim of the state’s termination of a grant agreement with the County that would have provided $1.33 million in matching funds for the acquisition of over 300 acres of private property that formerly reached the Waiʻopae coastline in Puna.

Captain Cook plaque is back

KAILUA-KONA — A new plaque memorializing the spot on Hawaii Island where Captain James Cook lost his life is back on the historic Captain Cook Memorial Awili Landing at Kaʻawaloa — the first plaque’s original location.

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Russ Roberts