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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 — Two more erroneous releases from Hawaii Community Correctional Center have occurred since jail staff mistakenly released a man on trial for murder in July.
The geologists who monitor Hawaii’s volcanoes can still count themselves among those displaced by the recent Kilauea eruption.
KAILUA-KONA — The state announced Thursday a concrete plan to import big ideas, and potentially big dollars, to West Hawaii through the vehicle of the global aquaculture industry.
By Jazz Pharmaceuticals
— Excessive Daytime Sleepiness related to sleep apnea is more than just being exhausted during the day. It’s a different kind of tired.
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.
HILO — A second marijuana dispensary on the Big Island was authorized by the state Department of Health to grow and sell cannabis products.
HONOLULU — The American Civil Liberties Union demanded Thursday that a Hawaii retirement home stop discriminating against non-Catholic residents and allow them to take advantage of the state’s new medically assisted suicide law if they wish.
HONOLULU — Honolulu officials will allow $44 million from the city’s general fund to be used to finance the city’s 20-mile rail project.
A 53-year-old Hilo man who engaged in so-called “revenge porn” against a woman he had a prior sexual relationship with was sentenced Thursday to four years of probation.
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.
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.