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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 — West Hawaii Today is celebrating a half-century providing the Big Island’s leeward residents an independent editorial voice.
KAILUA-KONA — Hawaii County on Friday awarded a bid for the Lono Kona sewer project to Honolulu-based contractor Nan Inc., which is now tasked with transitioning the neighborhood known locally as “Hamburger Hill” away from large-capacity cesspools.
HCCC warden called to court: Order says Cabreros must answer for erroneous release of murder suspect
KAILUA-KONA — A 3rd Circuit Court judge has ordered the Hawaii Community Correctional Center warden to court to explain how a pre-trial murder suspect was erroneously released last week.
HILO — A brush fire apparently started by lava along Kilauea volcano’s lower East Rift Zone destroyed four houses Saturday.
KAILUA-KONA — A bench warrant has been issued for the arrest of a teen, accused of sexual assault, for violating conditions of bail.
The Hawaii Police Department announced the funeral service for fallen officer Bronson Kaimana Kaliloa, killed in the line of duty on July 17. He is survived by his wife Casey and three children.
Approaching a record: County’s emergency shelters have been open almost as long as they were for 1950s lava event
HILO — Maurice Messina, deputy director of the county’s Parks and Recreation Department, said the emergency shelters operated by the county are close to being the longest-running shelter in state history.
KAILUA-KONA — For Kealakehe High School principal Glenn Gray, building better opportunities for students of the island’s largest campus isn’t a one-man job.
LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) — A Hawaii beachfront resort already ravaged by flooding and landslides saw a fire destroy a single-story building on the property.