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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.
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.
HONOLULU — A coalition of Hawaii unions, businesses and environmentalists is urging residents to vote in November against a state constitutional convention.
WAILUKU — Two Hawaii men were each sentenced to 18 months in jail in the deadly beating of a homeless man on Maui.
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)