West Hawaii News, 16 October 2018

Accessed on 16 October 2018, 1330 UTC, Post #17815.

Source:  http://www.westhawaiitoday.com/category/hawaii-news

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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.

Man dies in North Kona crash

KAILUA-KONA — A celebrity couple visiting the Big Island was among a group of Good Samaritans who provided life-saving measures for a man who ultimately died after a single-vehicle crash Sunday morning.

Hilo trio charged with 59 offenses

KAILUA-KONA — Hawaii Police have charged three Hilo residents with 59 offenses in connection with drugs and fraudulent use of credit cards.

WHT editorial: No to education tax; but yes on local control

With so much uncertainty swirling around the constitutional amendment proposal asking voters to raise property taxes to help fund public schools, it’s been impossible for anyone to say — should the measure pass — where the money would go.


Raptors take flight over Kona

KAILUA-KONA — Hawaii Air National Guard F-22 Raptors from Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam were at the Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport at Keahole training this weekend.

One finished finisher

Valerie Lindeborg, from Laguna Niguel, California, is carried to the medical tent after crossing the Ironman finish line with 9 minutes to spare before the 17-hour cutoff Sunday morning in Kailua-Kona. Lindeborg clocked a time of 16:51:05 and was the last to cross as announcer Mike Reilly and the crowd cheered her on. (Tom Hasslinger / West Hawaii Today)

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Russ Roberts