Water restriction announced


Hawaii County Department of Water Supply customers from Waimea down to, but not including Kawaihae Village Subdivision, Waimea Airport, Lalamilo Farm Lots and Puukapu-Honokaia-Nienie areas in South Kohala are on water restriction notice effective immediately. Consumers are now required to reduce water consumption by 25 percent, according to a press release from the department.

The department attributed the action to continuing dry conditions.