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 2022-10-06 07:17 

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Mauna Loa summit/backcountry closed due to elevated seismic activity...

Due to elevated seismic activity on Mauna Loa, the Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park is closing the Mauna Loa summit backcountry until further notice....

 2022-10-06 06:01 

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North Kohala patrol officer charged with domestic abuse...

Hawai'i Island police detectives charged a 28-year-old North Kohala patrol officer with abuse following a domestic dispute on Oct. 1 at a residence in inaloa....

 2022-10-05 22:53 

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UH-Hilo women's soccer moves up to share No. 6 spot in United Soccer Coaches Top 25...

The stellar performance by the University of Hawai'i at Hilo women's soccer team so far this season continues to earn it accolades....

 2022-10-05 22:17 

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She's back: 5-time Ironman World Champ 'Angry Bird' leads packed female field in Kona...

The strongest women's professional field in Ironman World Championship history will compete in the grueling 140.6-mile triathlon in Kona on Thursday. They all will be gunning for "Angry Bird."...

 2022-10-05 21:41 

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Man found dead in ocean after emergency call for missing boat captain...

The Hawaii Fire Department, responding to a call Tuesday about a missing boat captain, recovered the body of a male about 30 yards offshore of Mahai'ula Beach Park in West Hawai'i....

 2022-10-05 20:59 

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COVID Weekly Update: 109 New Cases Reported on Big Island...

The state Department of Health reported 1,273 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, Oct. 5, bringing the statewide total to 357,232. Eight new fatalities were reported....

 2022-10-05 19:53 

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UH team to lead $40M grant project for climate-smart food production...

A research team at the University of Hawaii at Mnoa will lead a $40 million grant project, which includes a sub-award of at least $10 million to the UH-Mnoa College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, to help underserved producers throughout the ...

 2022-10-05 17:16 

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Hawaii County Weather Forecast for October 05, 2022...

A showery pattern will linger over the eastern end of the state while drier conditions with moderate northeast trades continue elsewhere. Trades will diminish......

 2022-10-05 16:30 

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County Council postpones taking action on proposed gun control measure until Oct. 18...

After two hours of discussion about a proposed new gun control policy that would restrict where firearms could be carried on the Big Island, the Hawai'i County Council decided Tuesday the "sensitive places" listed were too broad and postponed ...

 2022-10-05 16:30 

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Childhood dream comes true for Hilo native competing in Ironman World Championship...

Skye Ombac remembers when she was a little girl and her father, Eddie-O, would drive her and her twin sister Katrina from their home in Hilo to the west side of the Big Island to experience all the excitement of the famous Ironman World Championship in Ko...

 2022-10-05 16:30 

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Police: Nine drivers arrested for DUI...

Big Island police continue to crack down on motorists who drive under the influence of an intoxicant....

 2022-10-05 16:00 

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Hawaii County Surf Forecast for October 05, 2022...

The current short-period north swell will continue to lower through today, as will a small northwest swell. A larger and longer period north-northwest swell......

 2022-10-05 03:26 

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Brown water advisory issued for several West Hawai'i locations...

If the water is brown, stay out....

 2022-10-04 17:15 

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Hawaii County Weather Forecast for October 04, 2022...

A wet pattern will linger through much of the week over the eastern end of the state where an old frontal boundary lingers. Drier and more stable conditions......

 2022-10-04 16:30 

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Solid waste facilities to be closed during Ironman...

The return of the IRONMAN World Championship to the Big Island this week is necessitating the closure of the county's solid waste facilities because of road closures associated with the triathlon....

 2022-10-04 16:30 

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Ironman World Championship's course information and guide for spectators...

Learn about the 140.6-mile course of the 2022 VinFast Ironman World Championship and where the best places are to view the 5,000 triathletes compete on Thursday and Saturday....

 2022-10-04 16:30 

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Sign thief in Ka District strikes again...

The Hawaii Police Department is on the trail of a sign thief with 16 road signs gone missing in the last month....

 2022-10-04 16:00 

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Hawaii County Surf Forecast for October 04, 2022...

A couple of small to moderate, medium-period swells with a northerly component will move through the islands this week. A new north-northeast swell has been......

 2022-10-04 02:17 

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Gallery: Ironman's Parade of Nations in Kona celebrates 5,000 triathletes from 90 countries...

The VinFast Ironman World Championship's Parade of Nations was held Monday afternoon in Kailua-Kona to celebrate approximately 5,000 triathletes who qualified for the elite race from about 90 countries....

 2022-10-04 00:41 

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Man from Captain Cook charged with multiple drug-related crimes and forgery...

Hawai'i Island police have charged 41-year-old Matthew B. Cummings of Captain Cook with multiple drug-related offenses after recovering 51 grams 51 grams of methamphetamine, 140 grams of marijuana and several counterfeit $100 bills....

 2022-10-04 00:05 

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Expect increased military traffic to Phakuloa Training Area starting Oct. 7...

Tropic Lightning Soldiers from across the 25th Infantry Division will participate in a large-scale training exercise that runs Oct. 31 through Nov. 9 on the Big Island, with increased military traffic starting Oct. 7....

 2022-10-03 22:31 

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UH-Hilo women's soccer named PacWest Team of the Week...

The University of Hawai'i at Hilo women's soccer team swept its competition last week, scoring a total of 10 goals in two matchups at home. The performance earned the Vulcans honors as the Pacific West Conference Team of the Week....

 2022-10-03 22:04 

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Body of former Big Island resident pulled from Washington State river...

Authorities are investigating the death of a former Big Island resident pulled from the Columbia River in Washington State....

 2022-10-03 18:54 

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Police identify homicide victim discovered buried in Ka' District in late July...

The body discovered buried in the Ka' District in late July 2022 has been identified by Hawai'i Island police as 36-year-old George "Eddie" Dodge of Mountain View....

 2022-10-03 18:34 

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UPDATE: Missing 81-year-old man found in good health in Puna...

William Boyd, 81, who was reported missing Sunday has been located in good health in Puna, according to the Hawaii Police Department....

 2022-10-03 17:15 

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Hawaii County Weather Forecast for October 03, 2022...

A nearly stationary frontal boundary continues to weaken over Maui and the Big Island this morning producing extensive clouds and enhanced showers. The highest......

 2022-10-03 16:30 

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Ironman's two races in Kona could pump $100 million into economy — but is it worth it?...

Ironman expects the two championship races this year to bring $100 million to the state. Some businesses and residents around Kona say the impact the island endures isn't worth it....

 2022-10-03 16:00 

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Hawaii County Surf Forecast for October 03, 2022...

A couple of small to moderate size, medium period swells can be expected from around the northern half of the compass this week. An ongoing small, short......

 2022-10-03 01:49 

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Hawaii police seek public's help locating missing 81-year-old man...

The Hawaii Police Department is seeking the public's help in locating a missing "at risk" 81-year-old male, William Boyd, who was last seen in a green Toyota Prius with Hawaii license plate ZCM251....

 2022-10-02 22:00 

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State of Hawaii to implement electric vehicle infrastructure plan with federal funds...

Under the new National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure program, the Hawai'i Department of Transportation will install 11 electric charging stations on six islands with federal funding....

 2022-10-02 17:15 

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Hawaii County Weather Forecast for October 02, 2022...

A cold front will move in from the north this morning, stall near Maui tonight and dissipate Tuesday. Widespread rain and building trade winds are expected......

 2022-10-02 16:30 

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Astronomers in Hawaii work every night to protect Earth from asteroids big and small...

The University of Hawaii is a major contributor to protecting Earth from asteroids big and small with several telescopes and programs....

 2022-10-02 16:30 

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We got your maps: All you need to know on road closures during Ironman race days...

Driving a car around West Hawai'i during Ironman race day, or race days, in this case, is hectic. But it's not impossible....

 2022-10-02 16:00 

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Hawaii County Surf Forecast for October 02, 2022...

The recent moderate size, medium period northwest swell that lifted surf along the north-facing shores of Kauai, Oahu and Maui Saturday will shift to a......

 2022-10-01 22:00 

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Weekly Road Closures: Oct. 1-7...

The state Department of Transportation issued its weekly list of road and lane closures for Oct. 1-7....

 2022-10-01 17:15 

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Hawaii County Weather Forecast for October 01, 2022...

An early season cold front moving into the Hawaii region from the north, will continue to weaken the subtropical ridge just north of the islands. Trade......

 2022-10-01 16:30 

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Waikea Intermediate school closes library due to budget issues...

Waiakea Intermediate School's library is closing its doors and books not taken in by teachers to their own classrooms will be donated to the public library....

 2022-10-01 16:30 

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Its the right to access public lands vs. We can hear Waipio Breathe...

The closure and reopening of Waipio Valley Road has led to a conflict between valley residents who want the area to remain mostly closed for the sake of the land and culture and those who believe it is their right to have access to the public lands and oc...

 2022-10-01 16:30 

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Ironman World Championship needs volunteers and fast with first race Thursday in Kona...

With the Ironman World Championship in Kailua-Kona less than a week away, race organizers are scrambling to find volunteers to fill about 4,000 shifts to help care for the approximately 5,000 participants....

 2022-10-01 16:00 

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Hawaii County Surf Forecast for October 01, 2022...

The current small medium period north-northwest swell will hold today, then lower Sunday into early next week. A shorter period north swell will move......

 2022-10-01 05:18 

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Former Hilo Medical Center nurse facing drug theft, fentanyl possession charges...

A former Hilo Medical Center nurse was charged with various offenses including prescription drug theft and possession of the synthetic opioid fentanyl....

 2022-10-01 03:03 

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Million-dollar bail maintained for Mountain View attempted murder suspect...

A bail reduction request for a man charged with attempted murder was denied on Thursday....

 2022-09-30 23:10 

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Kaiser therapists take to the picket line in Hilo as open-ended strike continues...

Dr. Darah Wallsten, a psychologist at the Kaiser Permanente clinic in Hilo, said research shows an intersection between mental and physical health. If left untreated, according to Dr. Rachel Kaya, a psychologist at the Kaier Maui Lani clinic, mental healt...

 2022-09-30 22:04 

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O'okala Brush Fire Scorches 46 Acres...

The brush fire burning in the Hmkua District has scorched 46.6 acres and is now 60% contained....

 2022-09-30 17:15 

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Hawaii County Weather Forecast for September 30, 2022...

A cold front approaching the Hawaiian Islands from the far north will weaken the high pressure ridge over the region and decrease trade winds over the state......

 2022-09-30 16:30 

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Volcano Watch: How Klauea volcano fills its craters...

Crater filling at Klauea is sometimes like pouring liquid into a mug, but more often it is like injecting haupia crme into a crispy malasada....

 2022-09-30 16:30 

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Kona man found guilty of sexual assault of minor under 14...

A jury found 45-year-old Joshua Masuda-Mercado of Kailua-Kona guilty of continuous sexual assault of a minor under the age of 14 and attempted sexual assault in the first degree on Wednesday in Kona Circuit Court....

 2022-09-30 16:00 

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Hawaii County Surf Forecast for September 30, 2022...

A small north-northwest swell will build today, peak tonight and Saturday, then lower Sunday into early next week. A slightly larger north swell with a......

 2022-09-30 00:53 

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Portion of Old Mmalahoa Highway closed due to small brush fire burning in East Hawai'i...

Limited evacuations are underway near O'okala, 28 miles north of Hilo, as Hawai'i Fire Department works to gain control of a brush fire....

 2022-09-29 23:22 

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Ironman World Championship returns to Kona after 2-year hiatus with Live Aloha motto...

After a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the VinFast Ironman World Championship is back in Kailua-Kona, with a new two-day race format: the women's event is on Oct. 6 and the men compete on Oct. 8....

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