West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery to expand

KAILUA-KONA — The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is sending nearly $1 million to the state of Hawaii for expansion of the West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery in Kailua-Kona.

Waipio horse deaths go undiagnosed

KAILUA-KONA — A battery of tests now done, several veterinarians from across Hawaii and the country are still unable to pinpoint the deadly malady that claimed the lives of 13 wild horses in Waipio Valley between June and July.

A final farewell: West Hawaii lays local hero to rest

KAILUA-KONA — Tim Alspach was getting lunch at a downtown gas station Friday when he happened to pick up a loose copy of the West Hawaii Today. After a quick skim of the front page, he dropped the paper and raced down Queen Kaahumanu Highway.