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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 — One of these races is not like the others.
KAILUA-KONA — Two challengers, Jeanne Kapela and Gene “Bucky” Leslie are facing off against Rep. Richard Creagan in the race for House District 5.
KAILUA-KONA — The Democratic primary election for Hawaii Island’s House District 7, which featured two candidates with experience in the Legislature, was one of the tightest races across the entire state in 2016.
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— The U.S. broke records in 2016 with 19 separate flooding events – the most in recorded history, according to USA Today – and this year’s wildfires continue to threaten homes in the West.
KAILUA-KONA — With less than a week to go before the primary, candidates for lieutenant governor are making their final passes across the state.
WAIKOLOA VILLAGE — Two candidates in the Republican Party primary faced off on issues including affordable housing and agriculture Saturday morning at the Waikoloa Village Golf Club.
HILO — More than a thousand people, including police officers and first responders from across Hawaii and beyond, paid their final respects Saturday to fallen Hawaii Police Department Officer Bronson Kaliloa.
KAILUA-KONA — Efforts to battle a brush fire near Waikoloa continue and are likely to go on through the weekend and into Monday, said West Hawaii Battalion Chief Michael Grace.
The Puna Neighborhood Watch does not endorse political candidates.
HILO — In a state that values access to the ballot, Hawaii election officials pretty much take your word for it when you claim to be a U.S. citizen and thus are eligible to vote.
Work began Friday to open an alternate route through Volcano should Highway 11 become impassable.