West Hawaii News, 16 September 2018

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Here are today’s top West Hawaii news from “West Hawaii Today”, published in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii.  Views expressed in this Hawaii news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.

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?”

Pay-as-you-throw revisited

HILO — A pay-as-you-throw bag-tag rubbish program could be revisited after it was rejected first in 2009 and again in 2015.

FEMA, SBA deadlines pass

Nearly 3,000 Big Island residents affected by the Kilauea eruption applied for federal disaster assistance before the application deadline passed Wednesday.

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Until next time,
Russ Roberts