West Hawaii News, 22 July 2018

Accessed on 22 July 2018, 1442 UTC, Post #17267.



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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.

A perilous beauty

HILO — The flow of tourists to the lava ocean entry slowed but did not stop last week after a tour boat was hit by a “lava bomb,” injuring 23 passengers.

Mangoes on parade

KAILUA-KONA — The 10th annual Mango Festival held Saturday at Hale Halawai was about more than just the mango or the dozens of varieties that grow throughout Hawaii.

Police sergeant ‘recovering nicely’ in Hilo

KAILUA-KONA — The Hawaii Police Department Special Response Team sergeant injured Friday during a shootout at South Point was “recovering nicely” in stable condition at Hilo Medical Center, police said Saturday.

Guilty plea made in Old A car crash case

KAILUA-KONA — An Alaska woman pleaded guilty to a lesser charge in a case where she was accused of mowing down her boyfriend with a vehicle at Old Kona Airport Park in December.

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Russ Roberts