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 2022-01-18 01:20 

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Gun Found at Honolulu Airport Makes TSA Top 10 List of 2021 Catches...

A weapon confiscated at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL) last April made Transportation Security Administration's top 10 list of catches at airports nationwide in 2021....

 2022-01-18 00:11 

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'Stand Steadfast' Peace March Commemorates Overthrow of Hawaiian Monarchy on O'ahu...

Onipa'a Peace March and Gathering is taking place today, Monday, Jan. 17 on O'ahu, commemorating 129 years since the illegal overthrow of the Hawaiian monarchy...

 2022-01-17 22:00 

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Mamoru & Aiko Takitani Foundation Aims to Award More Than $200K in College Scholarships...

The Mamoru & Aiko Takitani Foundation is seeking high school seniors and schools to apply for its 2022 scholarship program....

 2022-01-17 19:05 

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4,700 New Cases Reported Monday...

The state Department of Health reported 4,700 new COVID-19 cases Monday, bringing the statewide total to 174,586. No new fatalities were reported....

 2022-01-17 17:15 

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Hawaii County Weather Forecast for January 17, 2022...

Hilo Today: Sunny in the morning, then partly sunny with isolated showers in the afternoon. Highs 76 to 82 near the shore to 63 to 69 at 4000 feet. Southeast winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent. Tonight: Partly cloudy with isolated showers. Low...

 2022-01-17 16:30 

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Action 4 Animals to Host Adoption Event in February...

Find your "fur-ever" Valentine during an upcoming adoption event in Volcano Village....

 2022-01-17 16:00 

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Hawaii County Surf Forecast for January 17, 2022...

Forecast for Big Island Leeward Shores Today Tuesday Surf Surf AM PM AM PM West Facing 2-4 1-3 2-4 3-5 South Facing 1-3 1-3 1-3 1-3 TODAY Weather Sunny until 12 PM, then mostly cloudy. High Temperature In the lower 80s. Winds Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. ...

 2022-01-17 02:00 

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Meta Helps Connect Blood Donors With Blood Bank of Hawai'i...

January marks National Blood Donor Month and Meta is working to help connect blood donors with Blood Bank of Hawai'i by making it easier for Hawai'i residents to find nearby blood donation centers....

 2022-01-17 00:00 

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County Animal Control Launches Project to Help Shelter Animals Find Forever Homes...

In order to expand its network of transfer partners to facilitate alleviating overcrowding and decreasing euthanasia of animals in shelters, Hawai'i Police Department started a pilot project with Paws Across Water Hawai'i to transfer shelter anima...

 2022-01-16 22:11 

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AARP Launches Digital Job Center for Hawai'i Veterans...

Hawai'i's Veterans and military spouses now have a new way to compete in today's job market....

 2022-01-16 20:30 

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Several Hmkua Coast Bridges to Benefit From Federal Infrastructure Funding...

Several Big Island bridges will get much needed repairs this year thanks to another round of federal funds coming to the state as part of the $1 trillion Bipartisan Infrastructure Package....

 2022-01-16 19:15 

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State Reports 3,878 New COVID Cases Sunday...

The state Department of Health reported 3,878 new COVID-19 cases Sunday, bringing the statewide total to 169,886. Three new fatalities were reported....

 2022-01-16 17:16 

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Hawaii County Weather Forecast for January 16, 2022...

Hilo Today: Mostly sunny with isolated showers in the morning, then mostly cloudy with scattered showers in the afternoon. Highs around 79 near the shore to 63 to 68 at 4000 feet. East winds up to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent. Tonight: Partly cloudy ...

 2022-01-16 16:30 

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Hawai'i's 2 Endemic Butterfly Species, Including Iconic Kamehameha, on Decline...

By all accounts, the monarch butterfly is doing well throughout the Hawaiian Islands. But that doesn't mean all butterfly species that call the state home, including the Big Island and Kaua'i, are flourishing....

 2022-01-16 16:00 

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Hawaii County Surf Forecast for January 16, 2022...

Forecast for Big Island Leeward Shores Today Monday Surf Surf AM PM AM PM West Facing 4-6 4-6 2-4 1-3 South Facing 1-3 1-3 1-3 1-3 TODAY Weather Mostly sunny. Scattered showers. High Temperature In the lower 80s. Winds Light and variable winds, becoming w...

 2022-01-16 03:00 

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High Volume of Tests Stressing State's Data Collection System...

The Hawai'i Department of Health stated Saturday, Jan. 15 that it will temporarily stop reporting specific data sets on Sunday, Jan.16, so its data collection and reporting system can continue to accurately process the thousands of positive tests reco...

 2022-01-16 01:01 

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Tsunami Surges Force Cancellation of Regatta, Floods Portions of Kona Hotel...

A BIIF high school regatta was canceled as tsunami surges, triggered by a volcano eruption in Tonga, flooded the Kona pier damaging a hotel, equipment and canoes early this morning....

 2022-01-16 00:00 

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Florida Man Gets 5 Years For Lewd Images Via Social Media...

A 34-year-old Florida man was sentenced to five years in prison for sending inappropriate images to his victims, including minors, via social media messaging....

 2022-01-15 21:30 

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UH Football Coach Resigns Amid Cloud of Allegations...

Hawai'i football coach Todd Graham resigned Friday after two seasons with the school and mounting allegations that he mistreated players and festered a toxic atmosphere around the program....

 2022-01-15 19:36 

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5,977 New Cases, 6 Deaths Reported Saturday...

The state Department of Health reported 5,977 new COVID-19 cases Saturday, bringing the statewide total to 166,008. Six new fatalities were reported....

 2022-01-15 19:23 

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Tsunami Advisory Cancelled...

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center has cancelled the tsunami advisory that was issued earlier for the Island and State of Hawai'i....

 2022-01-15 17:16 

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Hawaii County Weather Forecast for January 15, 2022...

Hilo Today: Mostly sunny with isolated showers in the morning, then mostly cloudy with scattered showers in the afternoon. Highs around 79 near the shore to 63 to 68 at 4000 feet. Southwest winds up to 10 mph shifting to the southeast in the afternoon. Ch...

 2022-01-15 17:01 

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Tsunami Advisory Issued For Hawai'i...

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center issued a tsunami advisory for the Island and State of Hawai'i early in the morning on Saturday, Jan. 15 following volcanic eruption occurred at approximately 6:27 p.m. HST in the vicinity of Tonga....

 2022-01-15 16:30 

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Weekly Road Closures: Jan.15-21...

The Department of Transportation announced the road and lane closures for the week of Jan. 15-21. Lane closure schedules may change at any time without further notice. All projects are weather permitting. There will be no daytime roadwork scheduled on Mon...

 2022-01-15 16:00 

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Hawaii County Surf Forecast for January 15, 2022...

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

 2022-01-15 07:06 

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Unpermitted Structure, 2 Cars Destroyed in Puna Fire...

No injuries were reported after an unpermitted structure and two vehicles in Puna were destroyed in a fire Friday, Jan. 14....

 2022-01-15 02:00 

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Field Set for Mitsubishi Electric Championship Golf Tourney at Huallai...

The 42-player field is set for next week's Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai....

 2022-01-15 01:13 

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Hundreds of COVID Test Samples Lost in Transit...

Hundreds of residents will have to retest for COVID-19 after their swabs collected this month were lost in transit to the lab, county officials confirmed....

 2022-01-15 00:56 

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Another Cruise Line to Sail to Hawaii...

A third port agreement with a cruise line to resume sailing in Hawaiian waters was finalized, The Hawai'i Department of Transportation Harbors Division announced Friday, Jan. 14....

 2022-01-15 00:00 

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3-Year Grant Awarded to Help Beginning Farmers, Ranchers on Big Island...

Hola Veteran Services, better known as Hola Farms, has been awarded a three-year grant to support their Beginning Farmer and Rancher Training program on Hawaii Island, which assists veterans and community members interested in becoming agricultural entrep...

 2022-01-14 22:21 

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HPD Renews Request for Help Finding Missing Puna Woman...

Authorities are renewing their request for help locating a missing Puna woman....

 2022-01-14 22:00 

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Horner Named CEO For N Leo o Hawaii, Replacing Disgraced Predecessor...

The Board of Directors of N Leo o Hawaii announced on Friday, Jan. 14 the appointment of Paul W. Horner as its President and Chief Executive Officer effective Feb. 1....

 2022-01-14 22:00 

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Big Island Police Offer Tips to Prevent Vehicle Break-Ins...

In light of a recent slew of vehicle break-ins, Hawaii Island police are offering tips to residents to prevent break-ins and thefts....

 2022-01-14 20:36 

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Sanctuary Modifies Ocean Count in 2022 Due to COVID...

Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary will be running a modified Ocean Count program for 2022, the organization announced Friday, Jan. 14....

 2022-01-14 19:08 

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3,099 New Cases, 3 Deaths Reported Friday...

The state Department of Health reported 3,099 new COVID-19 cases Friday, bringing the statewide total to 160,031. Three new fatalities were reported....

 2022-01-14 17:30 

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Over 200 Inmates Statewide Receive COVID Booster as Part of Incentive Program...

Two hundred fifty-five inmates have received a COVID-19 booster shot following the state's announcement of a $25 incentive to fully vaccinated incarcerated individuals....

 2022-01-14 17:15 

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Hawaii County Weather Forecast for January 14, 2022...

Hilo Today: Mostly sunny with isolated showers. Highs around 80 near the shore to 64 to 69 at 4000 feet. Southeast winds up to 10 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent. Tonight: Partly cloudy with isolated showers. Lows around 63 near the shore to around 49 at 4...

 2022-01-14 16:30 

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Zero-Water-Waste Poster Contest Calling all Creative Keiki...

The fourth annual Keiki Water Conservation Poster Contest is now open to all Big Island students between kindergarten and the fifth grade, hosted by the county Department of Water Supply....

 2022-01-14 16:00 

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Hawaii County Surf Forecast for January 14, 2022...

Forecast for Big Island Leeward Shores Today Saturday Surf Surf AM PM AM PM West Facing 5-7 5-7 4-6 5-7 South Facing 1-3 1-3 1-3 1-3 TODAY Weather Partly sunny. Isolated showers. High Temperature In the lower 80s. Winds Northwest winds around 5 mph. Tides...

 2022-01-14 03:00 

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Volcano Watch: HVO Erupts With Gratitude For University of Hawaii Partners...

Seismologists, geodesists, geochemists, geologists, technicians, and support staff all work together to accomplish the same mission: to monitor, research, and assess hazards related to volcanoes and earthquakes in Hawai'i....

 2022-01-14 02:46 

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Police Seeking Hilo Runaway...

Hawai'i Island police are looking for 16-year-old Kelis Garmon-Mercado of Hilo, who is reported as a runaway....

 2022-01-14 02:00 

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Nareit Hawai'i Donates $25,000 to Boys & Girls Club of the Big Island...

Inspired by the daily efforts of the Boys & Girls Club of the Big Island to improve the lives and future for children and families in need, Nareit Hawai'i donated $25,000 to support the continuation of the club's programs....

 2022-01-14 00:00 

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Puna Woman Charged in Connection to Vehicle Theft on Banyan Drive...

A Puna woman is set to appear in Hilo District Court on charges related to a vehicle theft that occurred in the parking lot of Banyan Drive condominium earlier this month....

 2022-01-13 22:00 

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Online Platform Lets Public Offer Mana'o to Help Rebuild Beach Park Destroyed by Lava...

The County of Hawai'i updated the community on Klauea eruption recovery efforts and unveiled an online engagement tool to help guide the future of Isaac Kepo'okalani Hale Beach Park in Pohoiki....

 2022-01-13 20:36 

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Schatz Tests Positive for COVID-19...

U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz said in a press release Thursday, Jan. 13 that he has COVID-19. The Hawai'i Democrat said he's asymptomatic and expects to be back at work in the near future....

 2022-01-13 19:38 

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HPD Seeks Public Help Finding 14-Year-Old Girl...

Authorities seek the public's help locating a 14-year-old girl reported as a runaway....

 2022-01-13 19:04 

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3,392 New Cases, 4 Deaths Reported Thursday...

The state Department of Health reported 3,392 new COVID-19 cases Thursday, bringing the statewide total to 156,932. Four new fatalities were reported....

 2022-01-13 17:15 

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

Hilo Today: Mostly sunny with scattered showers in the morning, then partly sunny with isolated showers in the afternoon. Highs around 80 near the shore to 64 to 69 at 4000 feet. East winds up to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent. Tonight: Mostly cloudy w...

 2022-01-13 16:00 

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

Forecast for Big Island Leeward HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR WEST FACING SHORES Shores Today Friday Surf Surf AM PM AM PM West Facing 6-8 6-8 5-7 5-7 South Facing 1-3 1-3 1-3 1-3 TODAY Weather Mostly sunny. Isolated showers. High Temperature In the lower 80s. W...

 2022-01-13 15:39 

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HPD Seeks Public Help Finding Runaway Teen Girl...

Authorities are seeking the public's help locating a 16-year-old girl reported as a runaway....

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