Mayor Roth to announce advisory committee to guide future of controversial Waipi’o Valley.
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Mayor Roth announced an advisory committee as the county works toward fixing the roadway down into Waipi’o Valley.
And in happy animal news, cat was resuscitated after it was found unconscious in home after an electrical fire.
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Mayor Roth to announce advisory committee to guide future of controversial Waipiʻo Valley By Megan Moseley
Hawaiʻi County Mayor Mitch Roth said he will be officially announcing a new advisory committee this week to help guide the future of Waipiʻo Valley after repairs to its now dangerous road are complete.
Waipiʻo Valley has been the center of controversy since Roth issued an emergency proclamation in February to close the road to traffic following a geotechnical study that found the 1.4-mile roadway to be unsafe.
Ceci the cat brought back to life after being rescued from a Big Island house fire By Tiffany DeMasters
When Hawai‘i Island firefighters responded to a call in Keaukaha over the weekend, the stove fire already had been put out by a police officer. But in a smoky back bedroom, a firefighter recruit made a discovery: There was an unconscious cat.
“It was like the movie ‘The Princess Bride.’ It was mostly dead,” Battalion Chief Mark Provencal said on Monday.
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