West Hawaii News, 17 September 2018

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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.

Man dies in Hilo house fire

HILO — A man believed to be in his mid- to late-70s was found dead Saturday in the rubble of a home destroyed by a mid-morning fire in downtown Hilo.

Condos and hotels caught up in proposed vacation rental rules

HILO — Some longtime vacation rental condos, by a quirk of zoning, are being swept up into a vacation rental bill while those just across Alii Drive are not, an issue that has a crowd ready to speak out at the Leeward Planning Commission meeting.

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.

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Until next time,
Russ Roberts