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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 — Over the last week, a scabies outbreak has run rampant through the ranks of Kona Community Hospital, sidelining several employees. And hospital officials say more cases are likely to appear.
KAILUA-KONA — A contractor is being sought to replace a rapidly deteriorating culvert on Alii Drive.
HILO — After gathering more than a third of a million pounds of oceanborne waste from Hawaii shores, one marine waste cleanup program will continue its work for a third year.
By Consumer Cellular
— Price hikes and unexpected fees are inflating cellphone bills across the country.
HILO — An online funeral fundraiser for a 23-year-old woman killed in an early-morning collision Wednesday on Saddle Road has exceeded its goal.
HILO — A 45-year-old Mountain View man apparently shot to death Saturday afternoon along a Puna subdivision roadside had a troubled history, according to court records.
During the week of Nov. 19-25, Hawaii Island police arrested 13 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Two of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident.
HILO — Aaron Chung, a longtime councilman from Hilo, will be the new County Council chairman under an organization plan filed Monday.
KAILUA-KONA — Two of the 13 motorists arrested for suspected drunken driving between Nov. 19 and Sunday were involved in traffic crashes, Hawaii Police said Monday.
HONOLULU — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s inspector general has recommended changes to the nation’s emergency alert system after Hawaii officials in January mistakenly warned the public about an incoming ballistic missile.
HONOLULU — A group that working save a historic Hawaii ship built in Scotland is making arrangements for the vessel to return to its homeland early next year.