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 2022-08-14 06:20 

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Primary Election Results: Green Wins Democratic Ticket for Gov....

The Primary Election results are iin....

 2022-08-14 02:00 

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Hmkua Families Win Big at Keiki Fishing Tournament...

Hawai'i Police Department's Hmkua Community Policing Section congratulated all the winners and thanked all the participants who partook in the second-annual Hawai'i Isle Police Activities League/DARE Hawaii Back to School Fishing Tournament on...

 2022-08-13 23:00 

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Repair Work set for Klauea/Aupuni Intersection Sunday...

The Department of Public Works, along with Department of Water Supply, will be repairing a water pipe near the Klauea/Aupuni intersection fronting Hilo Laser Tag on Sunday, Aug. 14, from 8 a.m. to noon....

 2022-08-13 21:12 

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Saturday Update: Fire 50% Contained...

Just over 40 firefighters are back on the lines today, Saturday, Aug. 13 in their effort to control the Leilani wildfire that sparked on Wednesday and was initially fueled by carpets of dry fountain grass and strong, gusty winds....

 2022-08-13 19:00 

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Has Kona Airport Finally Arrived? With Modernization Upgrades Complete, Director Still Envisions More...

With the recent completion of the $58.7 million federal inspection services facility and the $8 million new agricultural inspection station ready to launch in November, the modernization project that began a half a decade ago will be complete - and the fo...

 2022-08-13 17:16 

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Hawaii County Weather Forecast for August 13, 2022...

Hilo Today: Partly sunny with scattered showers. Highs around 84 near the shore to 70 to 75 at 4000 feet. Northeast winds up to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent. Tonight: Mostly cloudy with scattered showers. Lows around 68 near the shore to around 54 at...

 2022-08-13 16:30 

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Weekly Road Closures: Aug. 13-19...

The state Department of Transportation issued its weekly list of lane and road closures for Aug. 13-19....

 2022-08-13 16:00 

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Hawaii County Surf Forecast for August 13, 2022...

Forecast for Big Island Leeward Shores Today Sunday Surf Surf AM PM AM PM West Facing 0-2 0-2 0-2 0-2 South Facing 2-4 2-4 2-4 1-3 TODAY Weather Partly sunny. Scattered showers. High Temperature In the mid 80s. Winds Light and variable winds, becoming wes...

 2022-08-13 02:46 

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Police Looking for Missing Kona Woman...

Hawai'i Island police are requesting the public's assistance in locating 36-year-old Alicia Figueira of Kona. She was last seen in the Kona Palisades area sometime in July 2022....

 2022-08-13 01:53 

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Search Continues for Missing Swimmer...

The Hawai'i Fire Department is continuing the search for the 14-year-old boy that went missing in waters off Shipman/Haena Beach Park in Puna, on Thursday afternoon, Aug. 11....

 2022-08-13 01:41 

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Formal Aerial Mapping of Leilani Wildfire Reduces Acreage to 16,400...

The size of the Leilani wildfire has been reduced to 16,400 acres, following formal aerial mapping today....

 2022-08-13 01:26 

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James Kealoha Beach Park to Remain Closed...

Keaukaha park, currently closed for repaving, will reopen a few days later than expected....

 2022-08-12 23:39 

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Phoa Man Sentenced to Mandatory Minimum Prison Term After Pleading Guilty to Drug, Firearm Charges...

A Phoa man who pleaded guilty to various drug and firearm charges was sentenced to a 10-year prison term....

 2022-08-12 23:14 

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It's a Wrap: Kahikina Logs Radiothon Record, Raises $63K...

Kahikina, station founder, father, grandfather, jokester, island celebrity, avid golfer, and now world record holder, ended up raising $63,000 for the Hawai'i Island United Way during his 12-day, 261-hour radiothon....

 2022-08-12 22:00 

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HPD Weekly Outstanding Warrants List: Aug. 12, 2022...

Hawai'i Police Department releases its weekly outstanding warrants list....

 2022-08-12 20:09 

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Watch: Commanders Estimate Brush Fire Now at 25,000 Acres...

Dozens of federal, state, and county firefighters are back on the lines this morning at the large Leilani wildfire....

 2022-08-12 17:30 

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HPA Isaacs Art Center Hosts Exhibit Honoring Tradition of Kapa Creation...

"Kuku Kapa E" runs through Sept. 30 and features the historic kapa moe from the Hind-Vredenburg Collection, a key piece from the revival of kapa making....

 2022-08-12 17:16 

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Hawaii County Weather Forecast for August 12, 2022...

Hilo Today: Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming partly sunny. Isolated showers. Highs 79 to 84 near the shore to 62 to 71 at 4000 feet. Northeast winds up to 15 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent. Tonight: Cloudy. Isolated showers in the evening, then s...

 2022-08-12 16:44 

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Teen Brothers Swept Out to Sea; 1 Dies, the Other Still Missing...

Hawai'i police are investigating the possible drowning of a 16-year-old boy and his missing 14-year-old brother in waters off Shipman/Haena Beach in Puna....

 2022-08-12 16:30 

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Volcano Watch: Mauna Loa is a Sleeping Giant...

Covering over half of the Island of Hawai'i, Mauna Loa is sometimes referred to as a "sleeping giant" because it hasn't erupted in 38 years after erupting nearly every seven years in the early 20th century. However, Mauna Loa occasionally ...

 2022-08-12 16:00 

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Hawaii County Surf Forecast for August 12, 2022...

Forecast for Big Island Leeward Shores Today Saturday Surf Surf AM PM AM PM West Facing 1-2 1-2 2-4 2-4 South Facing 2-3 2-3 3-5 3-5 TODAY Weather Sunny until 12 PM, then mostly cloudy. Isolated showers. High Temperature In the mid 80s. Winds East winds a...

 2022-08-12 07:27 

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HFD Rescues 3 Swimmers Out of Rough Waters Off Government Beach Road...

Three people were rescued in waters off of Government Beach Road on Thursday after a man was swept out to sea and two bystanders swam out with a paddle board to help him....

 2022-08-12 03:00 

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Ige Approves Emergency Rules For Out-of-State Nurses to Temporarily Practice in Hawaii...

The emergency rules are effective immediately for no longer than 120 days....

 2022-08-12 03:00 

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Puna Man Sentenced to 10 years for Domestic Abuse...

A 26-year-old Puna man was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in prison for domestic abuse, Prosecuting Attorney Kelden Waltjen announced on Thursday, Aug. 11....

 2022-08-12 02:00 

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Rainbow Friends Animal Sanctuary Seeks Help Relocating Dogs From Waimea Shelter...

Rainbow Friends Animal Sanctuary is asking the public to assist with finding positive outcomes for dogs now housed at its Waimea shelter because its lease will be ending sooner than expected....

 2022-08-12 00:46 

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Watch: Fire Nearly 10,000 Acres; Battle Will Last Awhile, State Says...

A fast-moving, wind whipped wildfire on Hawai'i Island has federal, state, and county firefighters preparing for a prolonged, intense firefight. Called the Leilani fire, Wednesday night it grew from an estimated 700-acres in size to 9,800 acres this a...

 2022-08-12 00:44 

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Social Media Model Arrested in E. Hawai'i on Outstanding Warrant to be Extradited Back to Florida...

A social media model arrested in Hakalau on an outstanding warrant out of Florida will face extradition proceedings for murder charges....

 2022-08-12 00:25 

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Runaway Found in Good Health...

Kaiea Fleming-White, who was previously reported as a runaway, was located Monday, Aug. 8, in good health in Puna....

 2022-08-12 00:00 

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YWCA 'Remarkable People' Luncheon Raises Record $25,635...

The YWCA of Hawai'i Island recently honored two Big Island people as its "Remarkable People" for 2022 and raised a record of more than $25,000 in the process....

 2022-08-11 23:44 

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Police: Man Wanted For Questioning in Connection With Terroristic Threatening Incident...

The Hawai'i Police Department is asking for the public's assistance with identifying a male suspect in a terroristic threatening investigation....

 2022-08-11 22:45 

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US Army: PTA Area 'Fire is Very Significant'...

The fire has so far burned in excess of 10,000 acres of land on PTA and State lands to the west of PTA. Containment efforts remain ongoing and the cause of the fire remains under investigation....

 2022-08-11 22:06 

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Kahikina Enters Final Hours of His Attempt to Break Record for Longest Continued Broadcast...

KAPA Hawaiian FM DJ Tommy "Kahikina" Ching is entering the final 24 hours of his nearly 10 days on air in an effort to break the world record for longest continued broadcast....

 2022-08-11 22:00 

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West Hawai'i Coffee With a Cop Dates Tweaked...

West Hawai'i residents are invited to attend Coffee With a Cop in August....

 2022-08-11 20:45 

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EPA, Marines Reach Stormwater Discharge Agreement for Kne'ohe...

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today, Thursday, Aug. 11, a federal facility compliance agreement with the U.S. Marine Corps to make improvements related to stormwater discharges at the Marine Corps Base Hawai'i on the Mokapu Penins...

 2022-08-11 20:30 

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Kouchi to Undergo Hip Surgery...

The surgery will address longstanding pain in the lawmaker's right hip....

 2022-08-11 19:30 

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Most Big Island Rain Gauges See Near to Below Average Totals in July...

Monthly totals from windward sites on the island were mostly 50%-80% of average, while totals from the Ka, Kona and leeward Kohala areas were mostly below 50% of average....

 2022-08-11 19:05 

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Police Hold Sign-Waving Event to Promote Traffic Safety...

As part of the police department's ongoing efforts to educate residents about the dangers of impaired driving, speeding and reckless driving, the Hilo Community Policing Section conducted a sign-waving event Tuesday, Aug. 9, in Honom....

 2022-08-11 17:42 

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Viewer Photo: Brush Fire Visible from Waikloa Village...

Jordan Hetrick submitted a photo to Big Island Now of the brush fire burning in South Kohala from the Ocean Club Restaurant in Waikloa Village....

 2022-08-11 17:30 

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UH Cancer Center Contributes to Latest National Sunscreen Report...

The report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine also recommends the Environmental Protection Agency pursue an ecological risk assessment on all UV filters, which are chemicals added to sunscreen to absorb or block the sun'...

 2022-08-11 17:16 

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Hawaii County Weather Forecast for August 11, 2022...

Hilo Today: Partly sunny with scattered showers. Highs 79 to 84 near the shore to 64 to 73 at 4000 feet. Northeast winds up to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent. Tonight: Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers in the evening, then showers likely after midnight....

 2022-08-11 16:00 

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Hawaii County Surf Forecast for August 11, 2022...

Forecast for Big Island Leeward Shores Today Friday Surf Surf AM PM AM PM West Facing 2-4 2-4 2-4 2-4 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 upper 80s. Winds Southwest w...

 2022-08-11 15:43 

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Large Brush Fire Ignites in PTA...

Crews are battling a a large brush fire in the Phakuloa Training Area that started Wednesday morning....

 2022-08-11 02:00 

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Garden Work Day Scheduled at Kohala Elementary...

The public is invited to help get the garden at Kohala Elementary School ready for the new school year next week....

 2022-08-11 01:50 

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Social Media Model Taken Into Custody by U.S. Marshals in E. Hawai'i on Florida Arrest Warrant...

A social media model was taken into custody this morning on arrest warrant out of Florida for murder in the second-degree with a deadly weapon....

 2022-08-11 01:27 

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Red Flag Warning Extended For Portions of Big Island...

The red flag warning will be in effect from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 10, the same time frame as a fire weather watch issued earlier Tuesday....

 2022-08-11 00:00 

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Native Hawaiian Organizations to Host 'Walk To The Box' in Hilo...

Several Native Hawaiian organizations are hosting an event in East Hawai'i to highlight the importance of civic engagement and voter turnout....

 2022-08-10 22:00 

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Hawai'i County Sees Decrease in Processed Firearm Applications...

Hawai'i County had the highest denial rate of firearm applications at 5.6% statewide for 2021, according to data released by the Department of the Attorney General....

 2022-08-10 21:47 

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Police: Runaway Located, Then Runs Away Again...

Big Island police are asking for the public's help with locating, again, a teen that was reported as a runaway....

 2022-08-10 21:09 

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Weekly COVID Update: 369 New Cases Reported on Big Island...

The state Department of Health reported 3,189 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, Aug. 10, bringing the statewide total to 332,822. Fourteen new fatalities were reported....

 2022-08-10 20:42 

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Public Invited to Coffee With a Cop in Kona...

These popular community events provide the public an informal way to get to know their area community policing officers....

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