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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 — Perils for Hawaii’s marine environments manifest in myriad forms.
HILO — A Hilo grand jury indicted a 34-year-old Hilo man for allegedly abusing two minors — sexually assaulting one of them — and abusing an adult woman.
HONOLULU — Retired U.S. Navy Cmdr. Don Long was alone on an anchored military seaplane in the middle of a bay across the island from Pearl Harbor when Japanese warplanes started striking Hawaii on December 7, 1941, watching from afar as the attack that killed and wounded thousands unfolded.
HILO — An animal rights group wrote a letter to the Hawaii County prosecuting attorney Thursday seeking criminal charges against a Hilo meat shop that improperly slaughtered a pig.
Police arrested a 15-year-old boy following a lockdown at Kealakehe High School Friday morning.
KAILUA-KONA — After attempting to manage a scabies outbreak for nearly three weeks, Kona Community Hospital announced Thursday that visitation to all its patient care units has been restricted indefinitely.
HONOLULU — It’s been more than 75 years since the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Some who died on Dec. 7, 1941, are finally being laid to rest in cemeteries across the United States.
KAILUA-KONA — The Department of Environmental Management has announced a public meeting to discuss the Lono Kona sewer project, which will connect 145 assessment units on 110 lots, the equivalent of 268 single-family homes, to sewer lines mauka of the Kuakini Highway McDonald’s in an area more popularly known as Hamburger Hill.
KAILUA-KONA — Residents at Kamakana Village were sad to learn the pedestrian killed in a Wednesday crash on Ane Keohokalole Highway was a fellow neighbor.