Accessed on 05 September 2018, 1405 UTC, Post #17579
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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 — Hawaii Island property owners could end up paying an extra $75 million annually if a constitutional amendment passes that would allow the state to carve off a piece of county property taxes for public education.
HILO — Hurricane Norman, which has weakened from a major hurricane to a Category 1 cyclone, is still headed west toward the Big Island, but forecasters predict the path will veer north and miss the islands.
KEALAKEKUA — The last of the known associates of accused cop killer Justin Waiki appeared in 3rd Circuit Court for his arraignment and plea Tuesday morning.
KEALAKEKUA — A blanket submitted as evidence during a murder trial for the Miranda-Garcia brothers was identified by the decedent’s widow as a piece of material she put in her late husband’s truck to keep dog hair off the back seat.
The Central Pacific Hurricane Center reported that as of 11 a.m. today, Hurricane Norman was 690 miles east of Hilo with sustained winds of 80 mph moving west at 14 mph.
WAIMEA — Mahilani E.K. Hiatt was sworn in as judge of the District Family Court of the 3rd Circuit for the South Kohala District before family, friends, and colleagues on Friday.
HILO — The Hawaii County Planning Commission will entertain discussion about a possible water bottling facility opening near Wailoa Park.