West Hawaii News, 04 Nov 2018

Accessed on 04 Nov 2018, 1318 UTC, Post #17909.

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.

Erroneous releases from HCCC continue

KAILUA-KONA — Two more erroneous releases from Hawaii Community Correctional Center have occurred since jail staff mistakenly released a man on trial for murder in July.

College connections

HILO — Kristin Croyle, the first of four recently announced finalists for chancellor to visit the University of Hawaii at Hilo, met with faculty, staff and community members during a public forum Friday morning.

Lau Ola cleared to grow marijuana

HILO — A second marijuana dispensary on the Big Island was authorized by the state Department of Health to grow and sell cannabis products.

A message of unity and love

KAILUA-KONA — The sun slowly set as several members of the West Hawaii community gathered in Kona to mourn victims of the shooting at Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life synagogue.

Raptors at the ready

HILO — Curious residents gathered Thursday at Hilo International Airport to look at four Hawaii Air National Guard fighter jets conducting training exercises on the Big Island.

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Russ Roberts