West Hawaii News, 01 October 2018

Accessed on 01 October 2018, 1331 UTC, Post #17735.

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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.

Blessing held for Portuguese cultural and education center

HILO — About 60 people braved a heat index that officially reached 91 degrees Sunday to bless the site of the future home of the Hawaii Island Portuguese Chamber of Commerce Cultural and Educational Center at the corner of Komohana and Ponahawai streets in Hilo.

Go for crow

HILO — One year after the successful release of 11 alala into the wild, conservationists released five more of the Hawaiian crows last week.

Awareness into action

KAILUA-KONA — When it comes to the fight against breast cancer, awareness, said Nick Traxler, isn’t enough.

Diving for debris

KAILUA-KONA — Less than half an hour after divers leapt into the water at Honokohau Harbor, the designated drop zone was covered with yards of hose and fishing line, stacks of tires and even the odd carpet.

Hirono calls hypocrisy claim ‘manufactured moral outrage’

KAILUA-KONA — The Hawaii senator in the national spotlight for her blunt criticisms of male behavior surrounding the controversial Supreme Court nomination said questions about one of her own male political allies with a checkered domestic past are nothing more than “more manufactured moral outrage led by the Republican leadership.”

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Russ Roberts