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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 — The Hawaii County Planning Commission will entertain discussion about a possible water bottling facility opening near Wailoa Park.
HILO — The county Planning Department is suggesting some tweaks to a bill regulating vacation rentals as it heads to its next stop in a long process toward becoming law.
HILO — Mark Spain is a county firefighter, a can-do guy who responds to all types of emergencies. But Spain, whose Keaau Ag Lots home was flooded by torrential rainfall caused by Hurricane Lane said he feels “lost and helpless” after being told his hurricane insurance won’t cover the damage that caused him and his family to seek shelter in a friend’s vacation rental home.
KAILUA-KONA — Kona resident Jim Lovell has donated a lot of blood over the past 38 years.
Turning tragedy into a miracle: Daniel R. Sayre Memorial Foundation provides funds, celebrates emergency responders at 21st annual awards dinner
FAIRMONT — In one evening, the Big Island community replenished the needs of a depleted Hawaii County Fire Department through financial donations and equipment funding during the 21st annual awards ceremony for the Daniel R. Sayre Memorial Foundation at the Fairmont Orchid Saturday night.
HILO — Puna Councilwoman Jen Ruggles says she will not attend County Council meetings this week because she doesn’t think her questions on the political status of the Hawaiian Kingdom have been adequately addressed.