WHT editorial: Trump’s winning the media war

On Aug. 7, there was a typo in a headline of a front page story of West Hawaii Today. Unfortunate and embarrassing for sure, a “U” was accidentally added to the word “scorched.”

WHT editorial: Kim’s absence showed us a lot

For the record, Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce executive director Wendy Laros did a nice and nimble job hosting the chamber’s 2018 Focus Luncheon with the Mayor and County Leadership without the mayor, who canceled last minute in order to fly to Honolulu and testify in support of more money for Hawaii County.

WHT editorial: We let you down, we’re sorry

Today, you’ll read a lot of opinions in response to a letter to the editor that ran on Monday, but shouldn’t have. We agree with reader push-back on the letter that read like a hate-filled rant. It should have never been published.

Going Hogg wild

WASHINGTON — It was a profoundly poignant image: Thirty to 40 teens huddled together in a small dark room, their downturned faces illuminated by cellphones as they learned about an active shooter prowling their school.