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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.
KAILUA-KONA — Being anchored in coral, in too shallow water and too close to the Kailua Pier navigation channel may land the owner of a 196-foot yacht in Kailua Bay a misdemeanor offense and a fine.
Hawaii County Council members gave a measure intended to help struggling businesses in Pahoa and Volcano a negative recommendation this week.
KEALAKEKUA — The widow of a cyclist testified Wednesday in 3rd Circuit Court during the trial of a former Hawaii police officer charged with negligent homicide.
— It’s pretty amazing what you can do with your phone.
KAILUA-KONA — A 63-year-old man remains hospitalized two weeks after the hotel security guard was brutally attacked by two men and a woman.
KAILUA-KONA — While supporters of a proposed constitutional amendment say it could raise much-needed funds for the state’s public schools, opponents argue the proposal has too many ambiguities and too few guarantees.
KAILUA-KONA — Hawaii Army National Guard and U.S. Marine Corps units based on Oahu are scheduled to conduct various types of training over the next three weeks at Pohakuloa Training Area.
HONOLULU – The Office of Hawaiian Affairs announced Wednesday the selection of Sylvia Hussey, Ed.D., as the agency’s new Ka Pou Nui (Chief Operating Officer), whose responsibilities will include helping to oversee the agency’s day-to-day operations and the execution of its strategic plan and programmatic initiatives.
HONOLULU — Two health insurers in Hawaii will cover dental care for adults on Medicaid after the state program excluded oral health benefits a decade ago.
HILO — Despite discussion last month of possibly reopening Highway 137 in lower Puna, Mayor Harry Kim said Tuesday lava cannot be cleared from the highway until more than six months have passed since Kilauea eruption’s pause.
A newly discovered dwarf planet dubbed the “Goblin” was found with the help of a Maunakea telescope and a University of Hawaii researcher.
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