West Hawaii News, 04 October 2018


Accessed on 04 October 2018, 0147 UTC, Post #17751.

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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.

Anchor drop could cost yacht

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.

Widow testifies in Buddemeyer case

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.

$14K raised for beating victim

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.

Amendment weighed

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.

Training planned at PTA this month

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.

Kohala native named OHA COO

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.

Scrawny dwarf planet, Goblin, found beyond Pluto

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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