West Hawaii News, 27 July 2018

Accessed on 27 July 2018, 1440 UTC, Post #17300.



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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.

EIAs required for commercial aquarium fishing

HONOLULU — After a detailed review of two Final Environment Assessments (EAs) prepared by the Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council (PIJAC), Suzanne Case, chair of the Board of Land and Natural Resources, determined that the preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement is required for commercial aquarium permits.

Post-lava road repair underway

HILO — One lane of Highway 11 was closed Wednesday as state Department of Transportation crews addressed a sinkhole that opened in the road’s surface last week.

Bikers boost building boom

HILO — As work continued Wednesday on additional transitional shelters in Hawaiian Paradise Park, Connect Point Church received a $10,000 donation for the project.

Lloyd’s of Lawsuits

HILO — An elderly couple who lost their Leilani Estates home due to the ongoing Kilauea eruption is taking their insurer to court for allegedly acting in bad faith.

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Russ Roberts