West Hawaii News, 06 August 2018

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Here are West Hawaii’s top 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.

Lt. Gov pits loaded Dem field

KAILUA-KONA — With less than a week to go before the primary, candidates for lieutenant governor are making their final passes across the state.

GOP candidates call for change

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.

Farewell to a hero

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.

Fire hits 15k acres; 70 percent contained

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.

Highway 11 alternate route could be completed in a week

Work began Friday to open an alternate route through Volcano should Highway 11 become impassable.

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Russ Roberts