Accessed on 29 August 2018, 1356 UTC, Post #17538.
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Here are today’s top West Hawaii news stories compiled by “West Hawaii Today”, published in Kailua-Kona. Views expressed in this Hawaii news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.
KAILUA-KONA — A decision by the Hawaii County Water Board at its monthly meeting Tuesday may signal the end of an award-winning renewable energy project and prove the impetus for a legal battle with implications amounting to tens of millions of dollars.
HILO — County officials were still at a stalemate Tuesday, one week after Puna Councilwoman Jen Ruggles shocked fellow council members by announcing she will refrain from voting or sponsoring legislation because she feared she would be violating international law and committing war crimes against the Hawaiian Kingdom.
KEALAKEKUA — A District Court judge granted a mental health examination for a Kailua-Kona woman accused of attempting to take a child away from a Kealakehe Elementary School classroom.
East Hawaii business owners, residents continue cleanup as county tabulates damage done by Hurricane Lane
KAILUA-KONA — Coldwell Banker Island Properties announced Tuesday it has acquired the operations of Coldwell Banker Maryl on the Big Island. The purchase will close as of Sept. 1.
KAILUA-KONA — Inclement weather associated with Hurricane Lane caused damage to portions of the Papaikou infrastructure, causing interruptions in water service. The Department of Water Supply (DWS) is hauling water to maintain water service. As a result, DWS is requesting Papaikou customers to reduce daily water usage by 10 percent in order to maintain service to all. Listed are some ways to reach the 10 percent water conservation goal: