West Hawaii hazy with vog and likely to stay that way

Vog obscures a Princess Cruise Lines ship that visited Kailua-Kona on Thursday. (Chelsea Jensen/West Hawaii Today)

This photo compilation shows Hualalai on a clear day (left) and Hualalai on Thursday amid heavy vog. (West Hawaii Today

KAILUA-KONA — Vog hung heavy in the skies over Kailua-Kona Thursday — a trend likely to continue, based on all relevant data.