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Comment: 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.
KEALAKEKUA — An assault on a hotel security guard in downtown Kona was captured on surveillance camera and viewed by the District Court judge as well as defense counselors during a preliminary hearing on Friday.
KEALAKEKUA — The confirmation to judge of Wendy M. DeWeese marked history for Hawaii Island courts as it has now achieved gender equity on the bench.
KAILUA-KONA — For students developing their reading skills, good vision — and screenings to catch any potential problems — can make the difference.
— Is there anything quite so thrilling as hitting the open road and enjoying the spectacular show that nature provides every autumn? With all the adventure capabilities built into the 2019 Acura RDX…
KAILUA-KONA — The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is sending nearly $1 million to the state of Hawaii for expansion of the West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery in Kailua-Kona.
KAILUA-KONA — Endangered or threatened species protection may be warranted for cauliflower coral across its entire range — not just Hawaii, the National Marine Fisheries Service announced this week.
HONOLULU — Honolulu Police Chief Susan Ballard says an officer shot and killed a man who pointed a gun at him.
HONOLULU — The Honolulu Planning Commission has rejected Mayor Kirk Caldwell’s proposed bill that would ban short-term vacation rentals in residential zones, but allow homeowners to run bed-and-breakfast establishments in the properties where they live.
A judge granted Hu Honua Bioenergy’s request for a summary judgment in its favor in a civil suit that sought to halt construction of the 30-megawatt biomass power plant in Pepeekeo until an environmental review is completed.
KAILUA-KONA — A 19-year-old Naalehu woman is dead following a one-car crash Thursday night in Ka‘u.
KEALAKEKUA — An Alaska woman was sentenced to up to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to attempted manslaughter.