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 2021-09-27 03:04 

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Kona Motorcyclist Dies in Napo'opo'o Crash...

Anyone who may have witnessed the collision should contact Officer Jason Foxworthy at (808) 326-4646 ext. 229 or email at Jason.foxworthy@hawaiicounty.gov....

 2021-09-27 01:19 

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Hawaii Island's First 'Vax Da Max" Winner Awarded $500 from McDonald's...

David Lim, McDonald's of Hawaii owner/operator on Hawaii Island, awarded Conall $400 in Arch Cards and 100,000 MyMcDonald's Rewards points....

 2021-09-26 23:14 

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North Atlantic Jet Stream Could Result in Drastic Weather...

Weather events such as this summer's floods in Europe are a recent example of how the North Atlantic jet stream affects weather patterns in the short term....

 2021-09-26 23:03 

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Police Seeking East Hawai'i Runaway John Histo III...

He is described as being Hawaiian with a brown complexion, 5 feet 6 inches tall, 120 pounds, with short black hair and brown eyes....

 2021-09-26 22:30 

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New Cases Continue to Dip...

A total of 4,214 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 757 have died....

 2021-09-26 21:31 

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Hawaii State Energy Office Seeks Candidates...

The Energy Office, in partnership with the Hawaii Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Commission, is hiring for the second year of its mission-oriented Climate Ready VISTA Corps to create job opportunities....

 2021-09-26 19:00 

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Sergeant Thomas Receives Haweo Award...

This case was one of many occasions in which Sergeant Chun-Ming exemplified his professional and compassionate nature combined with great instincts and a strong work ethic....

 2021-09-26 17:15 

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Hawaii County Weather Forecast for September 26, 2021...

Hilo Today: Cloudy with occasional showers. Highs 79 to 85 near the shore to 68 to 73 at 4000 feet. East winds up to 15 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain 90 percent. Tonight: Mostly cloudy. Occasional showers in the evening, ...

 2021-09-26 17:00 

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County Building Atrium to be Illuminated to Honor Fallen Firefighters...

Hawaii County will illuminate the county building atrium at 25 Aupuni St. in Hilo the color red from sundown tonight, through sunrise on Sunday, Oct. 3....

 2021-09-26 16:00 

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Hawaii County Surf Forecast for September 26, 2021...

Forecast for Big Island Leeward Shores Today Monday Surf Surf AM PM AM PM West Facing 1-3 1-3 0-2 0-2 South Facing 2-4 2-4 1-3 1-3 TODAY Weather Mostly sunny until 12 PM, then mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. High Temperature In the mid 80s. Winds West w...

 2021-09-26 00:00 

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11 Active COVID Cases Reported at HCCC...

There are currently 11 active COVID-19 cases among inmates at Hawaii Community Correctional Center....

 2021-09-25 21:00 

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State to Receive Federal Funding to Address Youth Mental Health Crisis...

The mental health of Hawaii's keiki has suffered as the COVID-19 pandemic forced the world to adjust to a new normal of socially distanced lives....

 2021-09-25 19:19 

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Reported Daily COVID Cases Dip Slightly on Big Island...

The Hawaii Department of Health reported 408 new COVID-19 cases Saturday, bringing the statewide total to 77,777....

 2021-09-25 18:36 

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One Dead After Single-Vehicle Crash in Ka...

A Nlehu man is dead after a single-vehicle crash in Ka Friday, Sept. 24....

 2021-09-25 17:43 

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Phoa Home Destroyed in Structure Fire...

No injuries were reported after a fire destroyed a single-story Phoa home Friday, Sept. 24....

 2021-09-25 17:16 

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Hawaii County Weather Forecast for September 25, 2021...

Hilo Today: Mostly cloudy with scattered showers. Highs 80 to 85 near the shore to 66 to 72 at 4000 feet. East winds up to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent. Tonight: Cloudy with occasional showers. Lows 66 to 73 near the shore to 57 to 62 at 4000 feet. N...

 2021-09-25 16:30 

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Big Island Road Closures, Sept. 25 to Oct. 1...

All projects are weather permitting....

 2021-09-25 16:00 

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Hawaii County Surf Forecast for September 25, 2021...

Forecast for Big Island Leeward Shores Today Sunday Surf Surf AM PM AM PM West Facing 3-5 2-4 2-4 2-4 South Facing 3-5 3-5 2-4 2-4 TODAY Weather Sunny until 12 PM, then mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. High Temperature In the mid 80s. Winds Northwest win...

 2021-09-25 04:14 

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Traffic Collision to Close Big Island Road For Several Hours...

Motorists are advised to use alternate routes....

 2021-09-25 03:18 

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HPD Hunts 3 Suspects, Vehicle Connected to Kona Robbery...

Hawai'i Island Police are looking for three suspects in a crime that occurred earlier this week....

 2021-09-25 01:01 

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Nonprofits, County Partner to Create Changes to Emergency Rental Assistance Program...

Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) in an effort to provide a safety net for local renters in financial hardship....

 2021-09-25 00:08 

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State Approaches 90% Employee Vaccination Rate...

The vaccination rates do not include the University of Hawaii and the Department of Education....

 2021-09-24 22:26 

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DOH Approves Booster Shots For Several Demographics...

These recommendations apply only to those who received the Pfizer vaccine. There are no changes at this time for those who received Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines....

 2021-09-24 22:08 

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Big Island COVID Hospitalizations Drop to 25, as Testing/Vaccination Sites Continue...

The slow and gradual decline of new cases and hospitalizations has been aided by testing and vaccination clinics across the Big Island....

 2021-09-24 20:12 

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Hawaiian Airlines CEO Expresses Dismay Over Assault of Flight Attendant...

Hawaiian Airlines CEO and president expressed his dismay over the assault of a flight attendant on a flight from Honolulu to Hilo Thursday morning, Sept. 23....

 2021-09-24 20:00 

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Big Island Police Release Names of 25 Wanted Individuals...

Persons who know a warrant is out for their arrest are advised to report to the nearest police station to avoid having an officer go to their home or workplace to arrest them....

 2021-09-24 19:30 

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68 New COVID Infections Reported on Big Island...

The Hawaii Department of Health reported 403 new COVID-19 cases Friday, bringing the statewide total to 77,369....

 2021-09-24 17:16 

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Hawaii County Weather Forecast for September 24, 2021...

Hilo Today: Sunny early in the morning, then partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers in the late morning and afternoon. Highs 80 to 86 near the shore to 68 to 73 at 4000 feet. Northeast winds up to 15 mph. Tonight: Mostly cloudy with showers like...

 2021-09-24 16:52 

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Observations and Impacts of the 201718 Ambae, Vanuatu Eruption...

The island of Ambae, in Vanuatu, is a large basaltic shield volcano that lies along the subduction zone between Fiji and Papua New Guinea in the South Pacific....

 2021-09-24 16:25 

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Vacation Rental Performance Reports Big Gains in August...

A vacation rental is defined as the use of a rental house, condominium unit, private room in private home, or shared room/space in private home....

 2021-09-24 16:00 

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Hawaii County Surf Forecast for September 24, 2021...

Forecast for Big Island Leeward Shores Today Saturday Surf Surf AM PM AM PM West Facing 1-3 1-3 1-3 1-3 South Facing 2-4 2-4 2-4 2-4 TODAY Weather Sunny until 12 PM, then mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. High Temperature In the mid 80s. Winds Southeast w...

 2021-09-24 02:00 

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HPD Seeks Kurtistown Runaway...

Hawai'i Island police are asking for the public's assistance in locating 16-year-old Koali'i Kuhia, who was reported as a runaway....

 2021-09-24 01:52 

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6th Hawaiian Monk Seal Found Dead on Molokai...

The sixth death of a Hawaiian monk seal on Molokai within the past year has authorities investigating the cause....

 2021-09-23 23:48 

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IRONMAN to Move World Championship From Hawai'i to Utah...

IRONMAN announced Thursday that its World Championship event will move outside of Hawai'i for the first time next year....

 2021-09-23 21:55 

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Hawaii Incentivizes New Airport Screeners With up to $400 Bonuses Monthly...

The State of Hawaii needs 100 airport screeners to serve on the frontlines at airports across the state....

 2021-09-23 20:54 

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Hilo-Bound Hawaiian Flight Turns Back to Honolulu After Flight Attendant Assaulted...

A Hilo-bound Hawaiian Airlines flight was turned around shortly after departing Honolulu after a passenger reportedly assaulted a flight attendant, airline officials confirmed this morning....

 2021-09-23 19:37 

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Hawaii Records Another Day of Double-Digit COVID Deaths Thursday...

The state's two-week average is now 421 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 5%....

 2021-09-23 19:30 

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Fifth-Graders at Kona Pacific Charter School Tackle 5K Race in Virtual Run Series...

Nearly two dozen fifth-graders from a Kealakekua charter school channeled their inner kukini (swift runner) to participate in the schools first virtual 5K race....

 2021-09-23 19:11 

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COVID Vaccine, Testing Requirements Implemented for Judiciary Employees...

Starting Monday, Sept. 27, Hawaii State Judiciary employees must be vaccinated for COVID-19 or undergo weekly testing....

 2021-09-23 18:00 

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Free Landlord/Tenant Mediation Program Begins on Big Island...

Mediation is a safe, private, and neutral setting for landlords and tenants to discuss how to move forward....

 2021-09-23 17:19 

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School Sports to Resume Friday...

Sports are back in play across Hawaii, but only for those participants who have been vaccinated....

 2021-09-23 17:15 

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Hawaii County Weather Forecast for September 23, 2021...

Hilo Today: Mostly cloudy. Showers likely in the morning, then scattered showers in the afternoon. Highs 80 to 86 near the shore to 68 to 73 at 4000 feet. Northeast winds up to 15 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent. Tonight: Mostly cloudy with showers likely....

 2021-09-23 16:29 

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US Military to Run Big Island Convoys Again Thursday...

Convoy leaders will use straight-away sections of Waikoloa Access Road and Daniel K. Inouye Highway to pull over and allow motorists to pass safely....

 2021-09-23 16:02 

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Authorities Investigate Possible Arson in Phoa Structure Fire...

An initial report came in to the Hawaii Fire Department at 6 pm of a structure fire on Kahakai Boulevard....

 2021-09-23 16:00 

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Hawaii County Surf Forecast for September 23, 2021...

Forecast for Big Island Leeward Shores Today Friday Surf Surf AM PM AM PM West Facing 1-3 1-3 2-4 2-4 South Facing 4-6 4-6 2-4 2-4 TODAY Weather Mostly sunny until 12 PM, then mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. High Temperature In the mid 80s. Winds South ...

 2021-09-23 03:00 

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Native Hawaiian Health Promoted Through $2 Million Grant...

The Center for Indigenous Innovation and Health Equity will lead efforts, including research, education, service, and policy development related to addressing health disparities and advancing health equity in Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander populatio...

 2021-09-22 22:36 

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DOH Reports 12 More COVID-Related Deaths...

A total of 38 new infections were identified on the Big Island Wednesday....

 2021-09-22 21:12 

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HPD Seeks Missing Mountain View Woman...

Polet was last heard from on Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021....

 2021-09-22 18:50 

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Half of HCCC Inmate Population Vaccinated Against COVID-19...

More than half of all the inmates at Hawaii Community Correctional Center are now vaccinated against COVID-19....

 2021-09-22 17:15 

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Hawaii County Weather Forecast for September 22, 2021...

Hilo Today: Partly sunny with scattered showers. Highs 80 to 86 near the shore to 68 to 73 at 4000 feet. Northeast winds up to 15 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent. Tonight: Mostly cloudy with showers likely. Lows around 68 near the shore to around 54 at 400...

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