West Hawaii News, 23 September 2018

Accessed on 23 September 2018, 1332 UTC, Post #17693.

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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.

Near-death beating caught on camera

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.

West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery to expand

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.

Honolulu panel rejects bill regulating short-term rentals

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.

Judge dismisses suit against Hu Honua, county

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.

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Russ Roberts