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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.
KAILUA-KONA — Tim Alspach was getting lunch at a downtown gas station Friday when he happened to pick up a loose copy of the West Hawaii Today. After a quick skim of the front page, he dropped the paper and raced down Queen Kaahumanu Highway.
The federal government on Friday filed a civil enforcement action against Azure Fishery LLC over alleged violations of the federal Clean Water Act.
HONOLULU — An Army investigation into a fatal helicopter crash found the pilots became disoriented during nighttime training off Oahu last year. All five soldiers on board were killed in the Aug. 15, 2017, crash.
Mayor Harry Kim is lifting the mandatory evacuation order for Leilani Estates, effective 9 a.m. Saturday. The area east of Pomaikai Street had been closed since May 31 due to lava flows and volcanic gas from the Kilauea Lower East Rift Zone eruption.
HONOLULU — Hawaii is seeking to find vacation rental owners who aren’t paying taxes by getting Airbnb to turn over rental records.