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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 — Leilani Estates residents have had a front-row seat to the Kilauea eruption that has destroyed hundreds of homes and upended their community.
HONOLULU — Mormon critics are asking the U.S. Internal Revenue Service to investigate allegations that the church uses a Hawaii cultural center to commit tax fraud.
KAILUA-KONA — Hawaii Island police are asking for the public’s help in locating 16-year-old Ryan Hernandez who was reported missing on July 16.
KAILUA-KONA — Hawaii Island police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a 56-year-old man who is wanted on an outstanding bench warrant and for questioning in connection with a residential burglary in the Hawaiian Ocean View Estates subdivision of Ka‘u.
KAILUA-KONA — A toddler from East Hawaii has contracted rat lungworm disease, the state Department of Health announced in a press release Thursday.
KAILUA-KONA — The parents of a 3-year-old toddler who died last year while in foster care are hopeful a 44-year-old Honokaa woman arrested for murder in connection with the boy’s death will be brought to justice.
KAILUA-KONA — A 48-year-old man initially arrested, but released, during a marijuana bust at a Kona Palisades home last week has since been indicted by a grand jury.