West Hawaii News, 23 Jan 2019

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Accessed on 23 January 2019, 1440 UTC, Post 18307.



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Coral bouncing back in West Hawaii

KAILUA-KONA — It’s been four years since the worst bleaching event in state history and according to scientists from The Nature Conservancy, coral reefs in West Hawaii are stabilizing and poised to recover.

Luquin’s sues Lloyd’s for nonpayment of fire claim

HILO — Luquin’s Mexican Restaurant has filed suit against Lloyd’s of London and Monarch E&S Insurance Services alleging the insurer hasn’t paid a claim filed after a fire gutted the popular downtown Pahoa eatery and the adjacent Akebono Theater.

19 arrested for DUI

During the week of Jan. 14-20, Hawaii Island Police arrested 19 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant.

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Until next time,
Russ Roberts