West Hawaii News, 13 September 2018

Accessed on 13 September 2018, 1353 UTC, Post #17639.



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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.

Social media helps track down boat vandal

KAILUA-KONA — A couple headed on vacation is $1,000 richer and a man was set to spend the night in jail after social media helped track down the suspect who vandalized the Body Glove vessel Monday night in Kailua Bay.

Getting better with age

KAILUA-KONA — The 36th annual Kupuna Hula Festival kicked off Wednesday with 24 halau from Hawaii, Canada, the mainland and Japan taking the stage at Sheraton Kona Resort and Spa at Keauhou Bay.

Heavy rains hit Maui as Olivia approaches Hawaii

HONOLULU — Maui was hit with heavy rain and powerful winds Wednesday as a gradually weakening tropical storm neared Hawaii, with forecasters predicting Tropical Storm Olivia could dump 5 to 10 inches (12 to 25 centimeters). Some places could get as much as 15 inches.

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Until next time,
Russ Roberts