Accessed on 23 August 2018, 1404 UTC, Post #17487.
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Here are today’s top West Hawaii news stories compiled by “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 flood advisory is in effect for areas of the Big Island until 5 p.m. because of heavy rainfall.
KAILUA-KONA – Gov. David Ige on Tuesday signed revised rules for the state’s rabies quarantine program, which prevents the introduction of the rabies virus into Hawaii.
KAILUA-KONA — Hawaii Police Department officers raised more than $49,000 during the 2018 Cop on Top fundraiser for Special Olympics Hawaii held last week.
KAILUA-KONA — Hawaii County Civil Defense reports that five emergency shelters have been opened in North Kohala, South Kohala, North Kona and South Kona due to the potential effects of Hurricane Lane. No mandatory evacuation has been ordered.
Police seek 2 people for questioning in ongoing investigation into those who aided Waiki while on the run
KAILUA-KONA — Following receipt of grand jury indictments related to those who assisted Justin Waiki while he was on the run after fatally shooting Officer Bronson Kaliloa on July 17, Hawaii Island police have served bench warrants on individuals who are alleged to have assisted the suspected cop killer.
KAILUA-KONA — Four shelters have opened in West Hawaii as Hurricane Lane moves closer to the Hawaiian Islands.
KAILUA-KONA — Approximately 1:58 p.m. Tuesday, the Hawaii Fire Department and the Hawaii Police Department responded to a reported brush fire on the roadside south of the Komohana and Ponahawai Street intersection in Hilo. Upon fire and police arrival, the burning lifeless body of an unidentified male had been discovered in a culvert on the mauka side of the road.