Accessed on 23 July 2018, 1447 UTC, Post #17270.
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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 — No one knows how many wild horses in Waipio Valley have perished, or what is killing them.
KAILUA-KONA — Three Hawaii Island residents are each facing an accomplice to first-degree attempted murder charge stemming from a shootout Friday during which Justin Waiki — the man wanted in the shooting death of a Puna patrol officer — shot and injured a Special Response Team sergeant.
HILO — The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory reported Sunday morning that eruption activity continues from fissure 8 into the lava channel flowing to the ocean entry at Ahalanui producing a large laze plume.
HONOLULU — Two Native Hawaiian practitioners will no longer face charges for illegally taking the remains of a small, ailing whale the pair had watched over before it died and burying them at sea off Kawaihae.
KAILUA-KONA — Hawaii Island police have charged the driver of the vehicle involved in an officer-involved shooting incident that occurred Thursday in the areas of Keauhou and Napoopoo Road.
HILO — Four gubernatorial candidates sounded off Friday evening on Big Island issues before a crowd of more than 150 at a forum sponsored by local business groups.