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 2022-01-27 04:37 

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Motorcyclist Critically Injured in Puna Traffic Collision...

A head-on traffic collision in Kea'au involving a motorcycle and sedan resulted in the motorcyclist being critically injured....

 2022-01-27 02:42 

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Ige Keeps Current COVID Rules in Place...

Gov. David Ige on Wednesday signed the latest COVID-19 emergency proclamation, keeping in place current restrictions and officially adding cruise ship passengers to the list of travelers who must abide by Safe Travels Hawaii requirements....

 2022-01-27 01:40 

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All Lanes Open Again on Highway 11 After Puna Accident...

Big Island police report that all lanes are now open on Highway 11 between Meaulu Street and laa Road....

 2022-01-27 00:49 

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Police Seek Suspect Who Used Counterfeit Bill...

Big Island police are asking for the public's assistance in identifying a person responsible for using a counterfeit bill to complete a transaction Tuesday, Jan. 25, at a store in Kea'au....

 2022-01-26 22:59 

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Portion of Highway 11 in Puna Closed Due to Traffic Accident...

Both lanes of Highway 11 between Meaulu Street (Keaau Ag Lots) and Olaa Road are closed for the next several hours due to a traffic accident....

 2022-01-26 21:20 

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Hawaiian Electric Launches Bill Credit Program...

Hawaiian Electric will apply $2 million in bill credits for customers who have struggled to pay their electric bill during the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2022-01-26 19:26 

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DOH Reports 2,050 New COVID Cases Statewide...

The state Department of Health reported 2,050 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, bringing the statewide total to 208,887....

 2022-01-26 18:30 

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DPS: 7 Inmates, 1 Staff Member at HCCC Test Positive for COVID...

The state Department of Public Safety reported Tuesday that seven inmates and one staff member at Hawai'i Community Correctional Center in Hilo have tested positive for COVID-19....

 2022-01-26 17:30 

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State House Maunakea Working Group Recommends Nine-Member Board to Oversee State-Managed Lands on Mauna...

The state House of Representatives' Maunakea Working Group has submitted its final report to Hose Speaker Scott K. Saiki and is recommending the formation of a new board to oversee state-managed lands on the mountain....

 2022-01-26 17:16 

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Hawaii County Weather Forecast for January 26, 2022...

Hilo Today: Partly sunny with scattered showers in the morning, then mostly sunny with isolated showers in the afternoon. Highs around 80 near the shore to 64 to 69 at 4000 feet. North winds up to 15 mph shifting to the east in the afternoon. Chance of ra...

 2022-01-26 16:28 

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Fire Chief: No Connection in Weekend House Fires...

A string of three house fires in the Kailua-Kona area in the span of 18 hours over the weekend was coincidental, The Hawai'i Fire Chief confirmed....

 2022-01-26 16:00 

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Hawaii County Surf Forecast for January 26, 2022...

Forecast for Big Island Leeward Shores Today Thursday Surf Surf AM PM AM PM West Facing 4-6 4-6 5-7 4-6 South Facing 2-4 2-4 1-3 1-3 TODAY Weather Mostly sunny. Isolated showers. High Temperature In the lower 80s. Winds Southeast winds around 5 mph, becom...

 2022-01-26 02:00 

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HMC Emergency Department Reports Longer Than Usual Wait Times for People Seeking Medical Care...

Hilo Medical Center continues to be full with COVID and non-COVID patients, officials reported Tuesday, Jan. 25....

 2022-01-26 00:00 

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Weekly DUI Stats: 19 Motorists Arrested for DUI on Big Island Roads...

Nineteen motorists were arrested for driving under the influence of an intoxicant during the week of Jan. 17-23....

 2022-01-25 23:42 

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HPD Seeks Public Help Finding Missing Phoa Man...

Authorities seek the public's help locating a Phoa man who was reported missing by his family....

 2022-01-25 22:00 

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Hawai'i Hotel Revenues Continue to Close in on Pre-Pandemic Levels...

Hawai'i hotels statewide reported substantially higher revenue per available room, average daily rate, and occupancy in December 2021 compared to December 2020 when the state's quarantine order for travelers due to the COVID-19 pandemic resulted i...

 2022-01-25 19:09 

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1,904 New Cases Reported Tuesday...

The state Department of Health reported 1,904 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday, bringing the statewide total to 206,837. No new fatalities were reported....

 2022-01-25 17:30 

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UH Cancer Center Study Examines COVID Effects on Mental Health, Tobacco Use Among Young Adults...

A research team led by a University of Hawai'i Cancer Center researcher received a $2 million grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse to conduct public research examining how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected mental health and tobacco and oth...

 2022-01-25 17:16 

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Hawaii County Weather Forecast for January 25, 2022...

Hilo Today: Mostly sunny with isolated showers. Highs around 78 near the shore to 63 to 69 at 4000 feet. North winds up to 15 mph shifting to the northeast in the afternoon. Chance of rain 20 percent. Tonight: Mostly cloudy with scattered showers. Lows 61...

 2022-01-25 16:30 

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10 Inmates, 2 Staff Members at HCCC Test Positive for COVID...

The state Department of Public Safety on Monday reported that 10 inmates at Hawai'i Community Correctional Center in Hilo have tested positive for COVID-19. Two of the jail's staff members also tested positive....

 2022-01-25 16:10 

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M 4.7 Earthquake Rattles Offshore Maui...

The U.S. Geological Survey's Hawaiian Volcano Observatory recorded a magnitude-4.7earthquake located offshore of the island of Maui onTuesday,Jan. 25, 2022, at12:51a.m....

 2022-01-25 16:00 

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Hawaii County Surf Forecast for January 25, 2022...

Forecast for Big Island Leeward Shores Today Wednesday Surf Surf AM PM AM PM West Facing 5-7 5-7 5-7 5-7 South Facing 4-6 4-6 4-6 4-6 TODAY Weather Mostly sunny. Isolated showers. High Temperature In the lower 80s. Winds East winds around 5 mph, becoming ...

 2022-01-25 05:14 

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Hilo Man Charged With Assault on Police Officer...

A 22-year-old Hilo man was charged for assaulting a police officer in relation to a Jan. 21 incident at an Orchidland gasstation....

 2022-01-25 03:00 

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County Seeks Applicants for Temporary Summer Fun Program Jobs...

Are you looking for something to do this summer? Want to spend time working with keiki? Then Hawai'i County has an opportunity for you....

 2022-01-25 02:38 

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Minimum Wage Hike Passes First Vote But Still Long Way Before Becoming Law...

The proposal to increase Hawai'i's minimum wage to $18 by 2026 passed its first hurdle Monday, Jan. 24, but it still has more to clear before becoming law....

 2022-01-25 02:08 

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High Surf Advisory Extended for West-Facing Shores...

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has extended a high surf advisory for west-facing shores of the Big Island....

 2022-01-25 00:23 

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Ige Delivers His Final State of the State Address...

Gov. Ige said he had three goals this year: continue to steer Hawaii through the COVID-19 pandemic, strengthen families and communities and move toward full economic recovery....

 2022-01-25 00:00 

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HOPE Services Awarded $75,000 Grant From Kaiser Permanente...

HOPE Services Hawai'i is one of three organizations awarded grant funding from Kaiser Permanente Hawai'i in an effort to reach underserved communities in the state with a comprehensive array of clinical and social services....

 2022-01-24 23:00 

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Police Ask for Public's Assistance With Finding Stolen Ring...

Hawai'i Island police are requesting the public's assistance in locating a piece of men's jewelry stolen from a Hilo department store during the weekend....

 2022-01-24 22:11 

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Teen Previously Reported as Runaway Located in Puna...

Jason Oharra was located in good health Sunday....

 2022-01-24 22:00 

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State: Data Correction Bumps up Booster Percentage...

The Hawai'i Department of Health (DOH) has revised its reporting of the number of COVID-19 vaccination series completed and booster doses administered in Hawai'i and the revisions increase the percentage of people getting boosters. The revisions a...

 2022-01-24 21:00 

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Kona Man Charged in Robbery Investigation...

A 26-year-old man wanted in connection with a Kona robbery that took place in December turned himself in to police on Jan. 10, the Hawaii Police Department reported....

 2022-01-24 19:45 

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Ka' Man Charged on Array of Burglary, Assault Offenses...

A 33-year-old Ocean View man was arrested and charged for several crimes occurring in the Ocean View area of Ka'....

 2022-01-24 19:20 

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2,660 New COVID Cases Reported Monday...

The state Department of Health reported 2,660 new COVID-19 cases Monday, bringing the statewide total to 204,993. No new fatalities were reported....

 2022-01-24 17:15 

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Hawaii County Weather Forecast for January 24, 2022...

Hilo Today: Breezy. Mostly sunny with isolated showers. Highs around 80 near the shore to 63 to 68 at 4000 feet. Northeast winds up to 20 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent. Tonight: Mostly cloudy with scattered showers. Lows around 64 near the shore to aroun...

 2022-01-24 16:49 

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Experiment by Team From Makua Lani Christian Academy Picked to Be Part of NASA TechRise Student Challenge...

A student team from Makua Lani Christian Academy in Kailua-Kona joined the list of winning teams from 57 schools throughout the country in the NASA TechRise Student Challenge....

 2022-01-24 16:02 

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High Surf Advisory Extended for West-Facing Shores...

The National Weather Service extended the high surf advisory till 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 24, for west-facing shores....

 2022-01-24 16:00 

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Hawaii County Surf Forecast for January 24, 2022...

Forecast for Big Island Leeward HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR WEST FACING SHORES Shores Today Tuesday Surf Surf AM PM AM PM West Facing 7-10 7-10 4-6 4-6 South Facing 1-3 1-3 1-3 1-3 TODAY Weather Mostly sunny. Isolated showers. High Temperature In the lower 80s...

 2022-01-24 04:00 

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$1M Gift From HMSA Endows Health Economics Professorship at UHERO...

The Hawaii Medical Service Association has donated $1 million to establish the HMSA Distinguished Endowed Professorship in Health Economics at the University of Hawaii Economic Research Organization in UH-Mnoa's College of Social Sciences....

 2022-01-24 02:00 

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UH Cancer Center Researcher Awarded $3.1M for Pediatric Obesity Research...

A University of Hawaii Cancer Center researcher was awarded $3.1 million from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development to further his efforts to provide new technologies to detect the risks of metabolic consequences of obesity among yo...

 2022-01-24 00:00 

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$50M Gift From Facebook Founder, Wife Aims to Improve Hawaii's Ocean Health...

The University of Hawaii at Mnoa's School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology is getting a financial boost to help restore Hawaii's ocean health....

 2022-01-23 22:00 

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Phase of Kalanian'ole Avenue Reconstruction in Hilo Pushed Back...

An upcoming phase of the Kalanian'ole Avenue Reconstruction in Hilo is being delayed....

 2022-01-23 20:45 

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No Injuries Reported in Fire at Holualoa Residence...

No injuries were reported following a fire this weekend at a home in Holualoa....

 2022-01-23 19:28 

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DOH Reports 3,167 New COVID Cases Sunday...

The state Department of Health reported 3,167 new COVID-19 cases Sunday, bringing the statewide total to 202,273. Four new fatalities were reported....

 2022-01-23 18:56 

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High Surf Advisory in Effect for West-Facing Shores Until Monday Morning...

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has downgraded the high surf warning for west-facing shores of the Big Island to a high surf advisory, to include North and South Kohala and North and South Kona, through Monday morning, according to Hawai'i Co...

 2022-01-23 17:15 

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Hawaii County Weather Forecast for January 23, 2022...

Hilo Today: Partly sunny with scattered showers in the morning, then mostly sunny with isolated showers in the afternoon. Highs around 79 near the shore to 64 to 69 at 4000 feet. Northeast winds up to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent. Tonight: Partly clo...

 2022-01-23 16:30 

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Crafty Financing to Help Improve Hawai'i Airports...

The Hawai'i Department of Transportation announced this week in a press release that the Airports Division has sold new airports system revenue bonds to deliver critical funding for projects that will continue to modernize and expand air service facil...

 2022-01-23 16:00 

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Hawaii County Surf Forecast for January 23, 2022...

Forecast for Big Island Leeward HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR WEST FACING SHORES Shores Today Monday Surf Surf AM PM AM PM West Facing 7-10 6-8 4-6 4-6 South Facing 1-3 1-3 1-3 1-3 TODAY Weather Sunny. Isolated showers. High Temperature In the lower 80s. Winds S...

 2022-01-23 05:48 

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Jimenez Wins Mitsubishi Electric in Sudden-Death Playoff...

Miguel Angel Jimenez defeated Steven Alker on the second sudden-death playoff hole to win the season-opening Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Huallai on Saturday....

 2022-01-23 00:29 

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'This is my Entire Existence' : Witnesses Recount Kailua-Kona House Fire...

Charles Robbins spent Saturday rummaging through the charred rubble of his old house, looking for his cellphone and his cat....

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