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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 update are those of the reporters and correspondents.
An important decision will be made by voters this November that, if passed, will amend Hawaii’s constitution. The ballot question reads, “Shall the legislature be authorized to establish, as provided by law, a surcharge on investment real property to be used to support public education?”
KEAUHOU — The 36th annual Kupuna Hula Festival culminated Thursday night at the Sheraton Kona Resort and Spa at Keauhou Bay with awards in six divisions: Tutu Kane, Tutu Wahine, Wahine, Kane, Hui Pu ‘ia or mixed group and overall halau with the most points.
HONOLULU — The vast majority of Hawaii’s state-regulated dams are considered to have “high hazard potential,” according to a 2017 infrastructure report by the American Society of Civil Engineers.
KAILUA-KONA — A judge has ordered a mental health exam for a 37-year-old man accused of vandalizing the Body Glove vessel Monday night as it sat moored in Kailua Bay.