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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.
HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Health Clean Water Branch is pursuing an environmental enforcement action against the Hu Honua Bioenergy facility in Pepeekeo on Hawaii Island, the DOH said in a press release today.
WAILUKU — A Maui man who prosecutors said physically and emotionally tortured his girlfriend has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.
HILO — Hawaii County will remove its remaining checkpoints on roads in lower Puna next week, but some restrictions may still apply for nonresidents entering Leilani Estates.
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KEALAKEKUA — Two days into a jury trial, an 18-year-old man accused of felony sex assault in connection to a 2016 rape at Old Kona Airport Park changed his plea to guilty.
KAILUA-KONA — The 2018 Central Pacific hurricane season officially ends today. However, a developing El Niño could potentially fuel some offseason action.
KAILUA-KONA — Two days into trial in 3rd Circuit Court, an 18-year-old man accused of felony sexual assaults at Old Kona Airport Park two years ago changed his plea to guilty.
HONOLULU — The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) investigations have linked an E. coli outbreak to romaine lettuce grown in areas in California.
KAILUA-KONA — The Environmental Management Commission on Wednesday sent the Hawaii County Council a positive recommendation on a measure that would nearly double sewer fees over the next three years.
HILO — A 42-year-old Hawaiian Beaches man shot and apparently killed by police in a standoff Tuesday evening had a lengthy history in the criminal justice system, according to court records.
KEAHOLE — The state Land Use Commission Wednesday voted to revert more than 700 acres in South Kohala from rural district to an agricultural land classification after determining that the developer of a planned 398-lot residential subdivision did not substantially get the project off the ground.