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 2021-10-26 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Big Island COVID case count increases by 28...

Nearly a third of the new COVID-19 cases reported across the state Monday were from the Big Island....

 2021-10-26 10:05 

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Bannon's subpoena defiance is illegal, yet the 'law and order' party defends it...

For anyone who still needs it, most Republican House members last week provided more evidence that the GOP — once the "law-and-order" party — is now the party that coddles criminals. By overwhelmingly voting against holding Donald Trum...

 2021-10-26 10:05 

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Residents protest failed injunction against COVID restrictions...

Several dozen residents gathered in front of the Hilo courthouse Monday to protest a failed injunction against COVID-19 restrictions....

 2021-10-26 10:05 

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Your Views for October 26...

Make it a monument...

 2021-10-26 10:05 

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Hitchhiker pleads not guilty in frightening incident at Hilo drive-thru...

A Puna man pleaded not guilty Monday to charges of kidnapping and armed robbery following a harrowing incident last week at a Hilo fast-food restaurant....

 2021-10-26 10:05 

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Work ongoing at two Waiakea schools...

Construction crews continue to work on paving parking lots at Waiakea Elementary School and Waiakea Intermediate School to address traffic concerns....

 2021-10-26 10:05 

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Let's Talk Food: Pan de Los Muertos...

Pan de los muerto, which is Mexican for "bread of the dead" is traditionally baked in Mexico during the weeks leading up to Dia de Muertos or the Day of the Dead, celebrated on Nov. 2 this year....

 2021-10-26 10:05 

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Tesla's market value tops $1T after Hertz orders 100K cars...

DETROIT — Hertz announced Monday that it will buy 100,000 electric vehicles from Tesla, one of the largest purchases of battery-powered cars in history and the latest evidence of the nation's increasing commitment to EV technology....

 2021-10-26 10:05 

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Record-breaking storm douses drought-stricken California...

SAN FRANCISCO — Across Northern California, crews worked Monday to clear streets of toppled trees and branches and to clean gutters clogged by debris carried by rainwater from a massive storm that caused flooding and rock slides, and knocked out pow...

 2021-10-26 10:05 

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Ige eyeing tweaks to Safe Travels program...

Gov. David Ige has no plans to end the Safe Travels program, but is considering adding more options for users....

 2021-10-26 10:05 

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UN: Greenhouse gas levels hit a new record, cuts fall short...

GENEVA — Greenhouse gas concentrations hit a new record high last year and increased at a faster rate than the annual average for the last decade despite a temporary reduction during pandemic lockdowns, the World Meteorological Organization said in ...

 2021-10-26 10:05 

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Honolulu city workers cite religion for vaccine exemptions...

HONOLULU (AP) — More than half of Honolulu first responders who applied for exemptions from the city's vaccine mandate cited religion as their reason for not getting inoculated....

 2021-10-26 10:05 

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People or profit? Facebook papers show deep conflict within...

Facebook the company is losing control of Facebook the product — not to mention the last shreds of its carefully crafted, decade-old image as a benevolent company just wanting to connect the world....

 2021-10-26 10:05 

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Add voting rights to the long list of worthy goals killed by the filibuster...

For the third time this year, Senate Republicans last week filibustered legislation that would have protected voting rights from GOP efforts around the country to restrict them. Democrats unanimously supported it this time, after the measure was scaled ba...

 2021-10-26 10:05 

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COVID-19 testing available in Hilo...

Although lines have shortened, COVID-19 testing continues to be widely available in Hawaii County via the provider TrueCare24 six days a week....

 2021-10-26 10:05 

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Help is on the way: $300,000 coming to coffee farmers to battle leaf rust...

An additional $300,000 will soon be made available to coffee farmers to battle coffee leaf rust on the Big Island....

 2021-10-26 10:05 

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COVID cases falling, but trouble signs arise as winter looms...

Tumbling COVID-19 case counts have some schools around the U.S. considering relaxing their mask rules, but deaths nationally have been ticking up over the past few weeks, some rural hospitals are showing signs of strain, and cold weather is setting in....

 2021-10-26 10:05 

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Apple once threatened Facebook ban over Mideast maid abuse...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Two years ago, Apple threatened to pull Facebook and Instagram from its app store over concerns about the platform being used as a tool to trade and sell maids in the Mideast....

 2021-10-26 09:10 

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UHH men 'not themselves' in opening round at Rose...

Sometimes the best thing about the the first round of a golf tournament is that there is a second one....

 2021-10-26 08:33 

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BIIF glance, Oct. 25...

FOOTBALL...

 2021-10-26 08:05 

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Family affair: Kabalis sisters set for coaching debut for Hilo High at Kamehameha...

Before she became the Hilo High girls volleyball coach, Kaleinani Kabalis reached a level very few coaches in the state have achieved, and so did her sister Kuulei Kabalis, her co-head coach....

 2021-10-25 10:05 

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Concordia casts away Vulcans' win streak in sweep...

Credit to Concordia, UH-Hilo volleyball coach Chris Leonard said. And to the Pacific West Conference....

 2021-10-25 10:05 

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Homeless project gets go-ahead...

A homeless emergency shelter and housing project in Kailua-Kona took an incremental step forward Friday, with unanimous approval by the state Board of Land and Natural Resources for a ground lease and right of entry for Hawaii County....

 2021-10-25 10:05 

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Queen Elizabeth II, other royals slam so-called leaders for failure to lead on climate...

Queen Elizabeth II was caught on a hot mic last week declaring it "irritating" that global leaders who talk the talk regarding climate change won't walk the walk. It's a royally accurate assessment. "I've been hearing all about COP...

 2021-10-25 10:05 

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Africa tries to end vaccine inequity by replicating its own...

CAPE TOWN, South Africa — In a pair of Cape Town warehouses converted into a maze of airlocked sterile rooms, young scientists are assembling and calibrating the equipment needed to reverse engineer a coronavirus vaccine that has yet to reach South ...

 2021-10-25 10:05 

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Biden, Schumer, Manchin huddle, but still no budget deal...

WASHINGTON — Pivotal Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin appears to be on board with White House proposals for new taxes on billionaires and certain corporations to help pay for President Joe Biden's scaled-back social services and climate change packag...

 2021-10-25 10:05 

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VAC hosts Halloween festivities on Oct. 30...

Volcano Art Center is hosting a Haunted Forest at the Niaulani Campus from 4-7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 30. The adventure begins with a tour of the Halloween Village followed by a trip to the Haunted Forest....

 2021-10-25 10:05 

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A 'spooktacular' weekend on tap at 'Imiloa...

The 'Imiloa Astronomy Center in Hilo is getting spooky for Halloween weekend....

 2021-10-25 10:05 

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Let computers do it: Film set tragedy spurs call to ban guns...

NEW YORK — With computer-generated imagery, it seems the sky's the limit in the magic Hollywood can produce: elaborate dystopian universes. Trips to outer space, for those neither astronauts nor billionaires. Immersive journeys to the future, or...

 2021-10-25 10:05 

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Connecting with the land: Students, volunteers plant 160 koa trees in Kaloko mauka...

Honua'ula Forest Reserve Makaula 'O'oma tract welcomed the addition of new koa trees Saturday as students and volunteers planted seedlings in the cloud forest located in Kaloko mauka....

 2021-10-25 10:05 

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'Make Your Own Mosaic' workshop slated at Volcano Art Center...

Volcano Art Center is hosting a 'Make Your Own Mosaic' workshop at the VAC Ni'aulani Campus in Volcano Village. This three-session workshop will be held from 10 a.m.-noon on Nov. 7, 14, and 21....

 2021-10-25 10:05 

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Beleaguered Haiti capital brought to brink by fuel shortages...

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Haiti's capital has been brought to the brink of exhaustion by fuel shortages, after staggering along despite an earthquake, the assassination of the president, gang violence and mass kidnappings....

 2021-10-25 10:05 

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Rainy Side View: This ex-pat is happy to be home...

Several years ago, I answered a call for submission to an island magazine....

 2021-10-25 10:05 

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Pope: Don't send migrants back to Libya and 'inhumane' camps...

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis on Sunday made an impassioned plea to end the practice of returning migrants rescued at sea to Libya and other unsafe countries where they suffer "inhumane violence."...

 2021-10-25 10:05 

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Keep guns from domestic abusers...

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and this year's commemoration comes at a time when researchers are reporting tragic increases in rates of domestic violence — a "pandemic within a pandemic" — across the country....

 2021-10-25 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Drought-stricken California doused by major storm...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A powerful storm barreled toward Southern California after flooding highways, toppling trees and causing mud flows in areas burned bare by recent fires across the northern part of the state....

 2021-10-25 10:05 

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Proposed mine tests UK climate efforts ahead of UN meeting...

WHITEHAVEN, England — In the patchwork of hills, lakes and sea that makes up England's northwest corner, most people see beauty. Dave Cradduck sees broken dreams....

 2021-10-25 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Trunk or Treat Drive Thru Parade set for Saturday...

The Penn Hawaii Youth Foundation will be hosting its second annual Trunk or Treat Drive Thru Parade....

 2021-10-25 10:05 

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Gotta run now: Ka'u football promises to maintain ground-heavy approach...

PAHALA When Ka'u High climbed back to the 11-man ranks in 2019, some Trojans players began to ask coach Tammy Ke if the program would start to deviate from the smash-mouth approach that made it so successful in 8-man football....

 2021-10-25 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

UHH golf vies to smell like a Rose again...

The best part about the Dennis Rose Intercollegiate tournament is that it's at home, where parents from the UH-Hilo men's and women's golf teams can grab a beneficial 3-for-1 bargain....

 2021-10-24 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Film crew voiced complaints before fatal on-set shooting...

SANTA FE, N.M. — Hours before actor Alec Baldwin fired a fatal gunshot from a prop gun that he had been told was safe, a camera crew for the movie he was filming walked off the job to protest conditions and production issues that included safety con...

 2021-10-24 10:05 

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$1M FEMA grant for Mana Road fire...

Hawaii County is receiving $1 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to help pay for battling the largest wildfire in island history, but whether the volunteers who threw themselves into the fight will get their costs reimbursed remains to b...

 2021-10-24 10:05 

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Man gets 15 years in prison for home invasion...

A 23-year-old man was sentenced Thursday to 15 years in prison, with a mandatory minimum of three years, in connection with a December 2020 home invastion and robbery at a South Kona home....

 2021-10-24 10:05 

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Activists want land board to revisit TMT permit issue...

The Board of Land and Natural Resources will rule on a petition by Native Hawaiian activists asking to reconsider whether the Thirty Meter Telescope missed a construction deadline this year....

 2021-10-24 10:05 

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After California wildfire, thousands of trees to be removed...

THREE RIVERS, Calif. (AP) — In the wake of California wildfires, upwards of 10,000 trees weakened by fires, drought, disease or age must be removed, work that will keep a nearby highway closed to visitors who seek the world's two largest sequoia...

 2021-10-24 10:05 

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Obituaries for October 24...

Edward Lincoln "Pancho" Aiona, 69, of Mountain View died Sept. 22 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Hilo, he was retired from Jas W. Glover, Ltd. Visitation Saturday (Oct. 30) 3-5 p.m. at Dodo Mortuary Chapel, with memorial service to follow at 5 p....

 2021-10-24 10:05 

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Cartoon for October 24...

The Big Island as seen by Hawaii Tribune-Herald cartoonist Gary Hoff....

 2021-10-24 10:05 

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Is there a constitutional right to food? Mainers to decide...

PORTLAND, Maine — Depending on whom you ask, Maine's proposed "right to food" constitutional amendment would simply put people in charge of how and what they eat — or would endanger animals and food supplies, and turn urban neighbo...

 2021-10-24 10:05 

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County seeks public input on Puna water restoration projects...

Puna residents are being asked to submit feedback about a range of water restoration projects Hawaii County could pursue using federal funds....

 2021-10-24 10:05 

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Your Views for October 24...

Send 'em packing...

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