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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.
HILO — Hurricane Hector is forecast to strengthen as it enters the Central Pacific, likely late Sunday.
KAILUA-KONA — Roads remained closed near Waikoloa Village Thursday evening, prompting Hawaii County Civil Defense to advise motorists to avoid the area and round the island’s south as an alternate route.
Hawaii Island police are renewing their request for the public’s help with the disappearance of a 42-year-old North Kona woman who was reported missing in 2011.
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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.
KAILUA-KONA — Leaning against her car late last year in the parking lot of Hawaii Community College – Palamanui, Juanita Thompson looked south across the fountain grass that spread over the lava field.
HILO — The county has instituted an amnesty program for owners seeking to get rid of their unwanted vehicle.
The state and county are looking at the possibility of building a bypass route or routes as the condition of Highway 11 near Volcano village and Hawaii Volcanoes National Park deteriorates because of near-constant seismic activity at the summit of Kilauea volcano.
The state Department of Transportation’s Airports Division later this month will hold a public information meeting regarding commercial helicopter flights over residential areas, the DOT announced Wednesday.
HONOLULU — Jessica Tilton wanted to see lava flowing into the ocean off Hawaii’s Big Island but thought her sightseeing boat got too close to the explosive phenomenon.