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US & Canada · Kailua-Kona

‘Great big party house’ irks neighbors: Illegal short-term vacation rentals pop up in residential neighborhoods

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Neighbors say a loophole in the county vacation rental law is allowing illegal short-term rentals to flourish in what once were quiet neighborhoods. They say the county is enabling the illegal stays by encouraging the owners to list their property on Airbnb, VRBO and other rental platforms for 31 days. The County Council is also looking at the current vacation rental laws, but so far, progress has been slow.See the Story
US & Canada · Kailua-Kona

A century of wisdom: Holocaust survivor celebrates 100th birthday

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Goldie Lefkowitz and her family fled Germany in 1938 when she was 16. The family made it to Belgium, before moving to Holland and London. Theyeventually settled in New York and remained married for 64 years. In 2010, she moved to Kona to be near her daughter, SueSue.See the Story
US & Canada · Kailua-Kona

Big Island Now : DOH Approves Reopening of Sumo Deli

The state's Food Safety Branch issued a red placard to Sumo Deli in Kailua-Kona. A follow-up inspection determined that all violations had been resolved. The state is responsible for overseeing food safety in the state. The department also promotes the health of Hawaii residents and visitors.See the Story
US & Canada · Kailua-Kona

Kailua-Kona eatery closed by Department of Health

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
A Kailua-Kona eatery has been closed by the Department of Health for multiple violations. Sumo Deli in the Lanihau Shopping Center received a red placard on Thursday, the most severe violation the state's health inspection branch issues. According to the inspection report, there was an awful smell coming from the kitchen.See the Story
Kailua-Kona · Kailua-Kona

Investigation underway after dead body found west of Rexburg

100% Center coverage: 2 sources
Officers responded to a report of a lifeless body near a tree in Kailua-Kona. The investigation was reclassified as murder in the second degree. Anyone with information about the case is asked to call the police department's non-emergency number. Those who prefer to remain anonymous may call CrimeStoppers at (808) 961-8300.See the Story
US & Canada · Kailua-Kona

Community helps Fill A Cruiser to feed island’s hungry

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Hawaii Police and The Food Basket teamed up for the second annual Fill A Cruiser Food Drive. The food situation on island is dire with no shipments of food expected from the Emergency Food Assistance Program. Donations can also be made at the nonprofit's warehouses in Hilo and Kona.See the Story
US & Canada · Kailua-Kona

Fill A Cruiser Food Drive helps stock The Food Basket - West Hawaii Today

Hawaii Police Department officers partnered with The Food Basket Friday at the Costco in Kailua-Kona to collect much-needed food donations for the Big Island's lone food bank. The effort resulted in some 3,178 pounds of fresh and nonperishable food donations, as well as $4,792 in cash contributions.See the Story
US & Canada · Kailua-Kona

Symbrosia Raises $7 Million in Series A Funding to Scale Nature’s Solution to Agriculture's Largest Unsolved Climate Challenge

KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 23, 2022-See the Story

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