West Hawaii News, 04 September 2018

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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.

Army training effects up for comment

KAILUA-KONA — A programmatic agreement that officials say will streamline and improve management of historic resources at two Army installations on the Big Island is up for public comment.

HELCO reports widespread power interruptions

KAILUA-KONA — Hawaii Electric Light Co. said that thousands of customers experienced a power interruption Sunday morning in portions of Hilo, Keaau, Puna, Honokaa, Kona, South Point, Waikoloa and Waimea.

Homeowners told hurricane insurance won’t cover Lane’s rain

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.

Goodbye, bonsai

HILO — David Fukumoto lost many of the world-class bonsai plants on display at his nursery due to flooding from Hurricane Lane.

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Until next time,
Russ Roberts