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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. You can find updated hurricane information on the blog’s right hand sidebar.
KAILUA-KONA — Three Hawaii Fire Department engine companies responded to an occupied, single story, single family dwelling, structure fire in the Hawaiian Beaches Subdivision Friday evening.
KAILUA-KONA — Hawaii notched the lowest unemployment rate in the nation in July, however, the Big Island continues to see more people out of work than the other three counties in the state.
HILO — A third lawsuit has been filed against Lloyd’s of London after the insurer and its underwriters denied the claim of a Leilani Estates homeowner who had evacuated in the wake of eruption activity in May.
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WAIMEA — In times of crisis, rescue crews with the Hawaii Fire Department step up and give their all to save the lives of visitors and those who call this place home.
HILO — Scores of Pahoa residents and several Hawaii Volcanoes National Park representatives filled the Tin Shack Bakery in Pahoa Thursday for the first of several meetings to discuss the future of the park.
HILO — Hawaii Volcanoes National Park officials expect visitors to be amazed by the changes to Kilauea’s caldera, where dozens of collapse events have quadrupled the size of Halema‘uma‘u crater and created a chasm 1,500 feet deep.
KAILUA-KONA — Heavy showers in parts South Kohala and North Kona have prompted a flood advisory for the area.
HONOLULU — Slowing activity at Kilauea volcano is prompting scientists to downgrade their alert level for the mountain.
KAILUA-KONA — Hurricane Lane continued to intensify Friday, becoming a Category 3 storm as it continued its westward track toward Hawaii Island.
HILO — A new competition aims to save Hawaii’s ohia.