West Hawaii News, 15 September 2018

Accessed on 15 September 2018, 1427 UTC, Post #17650.



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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.

Harbor boat storage changing

KAILUA-KONA — More than 300 boat owners at Honokohau Small Boat Harbor are being advised by the state to make arrangements with the new operator of the harbor’s dry marine storage facility.

A roof over their heads

Kilauea might have quieted during the past month, but work continues on transitional housing units for those who were displaced because of the eruption activity in lower Puna.

Education tax discussion planned in Hilo

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?”

36th annual Kupuna Hula Festival culminates

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.

Waipio horse deaths go undiagnosed

KAILUA-KONA — A battery of tests now done, several veterinarians from across Hawaii and the country are still unable to pinpoint the deadly malady that claimed the lives of 13 wild horses in Waipio Valley between June and July.

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Until next time,
Russ Roberts