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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 — A Hilo condominium owners’ association is suing a former vice chairman of the state Real Estate Commission and his wife for allegedly embezzling about $120,000 in funds.
KAWAIHAE — Hayden Konanui-Tucker wasn’t planning to perform hula at the 46th annual Hookuikahi Establishment Day Hawaiian Cultural Festival on Saturday.
KAILUA-KONA — Aaron Sanchez and Sam Choy have a few things in common. They both hold the title of celebrity chef and they both have an appreciation for a famous tropical drink: the mai tai.
— Most air purifiers are designed to pass industry tests. The Dyson purifying fans are different.
KAILUA-KONA — From Kohala to Ka‘u, nearly all of West Hawaii is suffering through moderate to severe drought.
HILO — The county is poised to acquire a large Ka‘u tract that one official calls the “poster child” of lands purchased for preservation.
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.
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.