West Hawaii News, 11 Nov 2018

Accessed on 11 November 2018, 1450 UTC, Post 17946.

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Comment:  Here are today’s top West Hawaii news stories from “West Hawaii Today.”  Views expressed in this Hawaii news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.

NOAA grant to bring water bottle filling stations to state parks

KAILUA-KONA — The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Marine Debris Program has sent a roughly $100,000 grant to the Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources for its Division of State Parks to install water bottle filling stations in 15 state parks across the islands over the next three years.

Celebration and remembrance

WAIKOLOA — In a corner next to the entrance of a room at Mai Grille by Chef Allen Hess stood a square table, topped with a single place setting, a rose and the flags of the United States and U.S. Marine Corps.

Community vigilance

HILO — Wayson Ioane was tired of people driving into the area near Lehia Beach Park at the end of Kalanianaole Avenue in Hilo to take drugs.

Miss Kona Coffee 2019

KAILUA-KONA — Seventeen-year -old Konawaena High School senior Ruby Simone Jordan was crowned 2019 Miss Kona Coffee Saturday night at King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel.

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Russ Roberts