West Hawaii News, 17 Dec 2018

Accessed on 17 December 2018, 1507 UTC, Post 18126.

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

Maunakea audit complete

HILO — A financial audit to be presented to the University of Hawaii Board of Regents found no irregularities in how the various entities involved in use and management of Maunakea lands account for their revenue and expenses.

Police seeking witnesses of Kailua-Kona crash

KAILUA-KONA — Police are asking anybody who might have witnessed Friday’s collision at the intersection of Henry Street and Malulani Road in Kailua-Kona to contact them following the death of a 40-year-old Kailua-Kona man.

The moon in our backyard

HILO — A small dome on the slopes of Mauna Loa used for the past five years as a NASA-funded Mars simulation is being given a new mission.

Less stringent PONC fund advances

HILO — A proposed ballot measure reducing the county land fund from a minimum of 2 percent of property tax revenues to a minimum of 1 percent was advanced Friday by the Charter Commission, over objections from fund supporters.

Christmas as a community

KALOKO — Christmas, complete with Santa Claus, came to The Homes at Ulu Wini Saturday, when volunteers with the Kaloko Lions Club brought more than 200 gifts for the community’s youngest residents.