Hawaii Island News 09/05/2019

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It’s fair time in Kailua-Kona

The Dizzy Dragons return to the EK Fernandez Big Island Fair this weekend in Kailua-Kona. The fair opens today and runs through Sunday at the south end of Old Kona Airport Park. The event promises not only rides but also a carnival atmosphere that will include games, food booths, entertainment and for the first time, RoboCars — life-sized transforming robot vehicles. There also are several entertainment acts slated during the fair. Hours are 6-11:30 p.m. today and Friday, noon-11:30 p.m. Saturday and noon-10 p.m. Sunday. For more information, visit ekfernandezshows.com.

Missing Kona teen found

Police have located 16-year-old Roxanne Reeves of Kailua-Kona, who was reported missing. She was found unharmed in Kailua-Kona on Aug. 26.

Public meeting scheduled on floodplain study

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will provide an update on the Waiakea and Palai stream flood control study during a community meeting from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, in the Hilo Municipal Golf Course Multipurpose Room.

State will not pursue bank for Hawaiian home lands loans

HONOLULU — The state attorney general’s office won’t go after Bank of America for failing to provide $150 million in loans for building houses on Hawaiian home lands.
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