Accessed on 12 September 2018, 1309 UTC, Post #17631.
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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 — As Tropical Storm Olivia made its way to the islands Tuesday, the focus turned mostly away from the Big Island and more toward Maui as it appeared the worst effects of the cyclone would be felt well to the north of Hilo.
KAILUA-KONA — A 45-year-old Kauai man has been sentenced to serve to more than 15 years in prison for the November 2016 robbery of both a bank and a pharmacy on Kauai.
KAILUA-KONA — More than $2.2 million is headed to support Native Hawaiian education programs on Hawaii Island.
KAILUA-KONA — A 91-year-old man is recovering at a Waimea hospital after a possible murder-suicide attempt that led to the death of his son over the weekend in South Kohala.
KAILUA-KONA — The Hawaii County Department of Public Works has delivered sand to various locations around Hawaii Island ahead of the anticipated arrival of Tropical Storm Olivia.
HONOLULU — The U.S. Navy is pushing for the least expensive option in upgrading 20 massive underground fuel tanks that pose risks to a major source of drinking water on Oahu.
WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says that two Korean War dead have been identified from remains turned over to the U.S. in July by North Korea.
KAILUA-KONA — Hawaii Island police are asking the public for help in identifying the person whose image was captured on surveillance cameras during a theft earlier this year from a Hilo store.