West Hawaii News, 31 Dec 2018

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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.

Dollars for disaster

HILO — The Hawaii County Council is being asked to add projects related to damage caused by recent disasters to the capital budget and accept funds for a recovery plan for Puna.

Shutting down a volcano

HILO — The partial closure of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park does not appear to be keeping tourists away from Volcano, to the relief of businesses that depend on them.

Airport improvements continue

KAILUA-KONA — With a new year just around the corner, improvements at the Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport at Keahole continue.

Dual DUI offender seeks probation

KEALAKEKUA — A Kailua-Kona man incarcerated on Oahu will undergo a physical exam as part of a bid to reduce his five-year sentence to probation in order to seek medical care.

Robbery suspect charged

KAILUA-KONA — Police have arrested and charged robbery suspect Kyle Arellano, 22, with several offenses, the department said Saturday.

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Russ Roberts