Weather wallops West Hawaii

KAILUA-KONA — Lora Robertson and her husband, Dale, were home when lightning struck their home on Kaloko Drive in Kailua-Kona this past weekend.

Task force eradicating albizias in East Hawaii

The Hawaii Island Albizia Task Force announced it will carry out a series of albizia control projects costing $1million within the next several weeks on the east side of the Big Island.