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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 — Before Hawaii County creates a redevelopment agency to guide eruption recovery in Puna, it may need some help from the state Legislature.
SAN FRANCISCO — Engineers set to sea Saturday to deploy a trash collection device to corral plastic litter floating between California and Hawaii in an attempt to clean up the world’s largest garbage patch — in the heart of the Pacific Ocean.
HONOLULU — A judge has ruled against a motion by Hawaii’s four counties to block November ballots from asking voters if they want to amend the Hawaii Constitution to allow the state to tax investment property.
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.