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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 – A brushfire that started Sunday morning on Keauhou Ranch crossed Mauna Loa Road into Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and is moving west. National Park Service (NPS) firefighters and the County of Hawaii are working to control the blaze, now estimated to be around 700 acres.
HILO — Hawaiian Volcano Observatory scientists confirmed Sunday that rates of seismicity and summit deformation have decreased, as has lava output from fissure 8.
KAILUA-KONA — Hawaii Island’s lone sheriff’s lieutenant has agreed to pay a $6,000 fine for two alleged ethics violations that occurred in March of 2014.
Incumbent Kohala Councilman Tim Richards is finishing his first term while facing a challenge for his second from Hawi resident Maya Parish.
No matter who wins, there’s going to be a new face at the dais in the County Council District 7 spot.
KAILUA-KONA — One of these races is not like the others.
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.