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 2022-01-13 01:06 

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New Normal? Fixture Kona Business Points to Supply Chain Shortage as Reason for Closing...

Across Hawaii Island, grocery store shelves are bare and goods and items are hard to come due to an impeded supply chain and reduced labor force throughout the country. The two factors are a pair of after-effects from the world shutting down during the CO...

 2022-01-12 22:15 

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Volcano Man Faces Sexual Assault and Several Other Charges...

A Volcano man faces multiple charges, including sexual assault, in connection with a Jan. 9 incident in Mountain View....

 2022-01-12 20:35 

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Mountain View Man Faces Firearm, Drug Charges...

A Mountain View man wanted for questioning in a robbery investigation was inadvertently found in upper Puna where authorities responded to an unrelated incident earlier this week....

 2022-01-12 19:34 

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Over 3,500 New COVID Cases Reported Statewide...

The state Department of Health reported 3,512 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, bringing the statewide total to 153,540....

 2022-01-12 17:30 

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Funds for Waikloa Library Secured, But Planned Location Falls Through...

The reality of a library in Waikloa Village moved one step closer with the release of state funding, however, the project also hit a setback in that same stride....

 2022-01-12 17:15 

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

Hilo Today: Partly sunny. Showers likely in the morning, then scattered showers in the afternoon. Highs around 79 near the shore to 64 to 69 at 4000 feet. West winds up to 10 mph shifting to the east around 10 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain 70 perce...

 2022-01-12 16:30 

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Police Arrest 15 Big Island Motorists for DUI...

During the week of Jan. 3-9, Hawai'i Island police arrested 15 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant....

 2022-01-12 16:00 

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

Forecast for Big Island Leeward HIGH SURF WARNING FOR WEST FACING SHORES Shores Today Thursday Surf Surf AM PM AM PM West Facing 8-12 8-12 6-8 5-7 South Facing 1-3 1-3 1-3 1-3 TODAY Weather Mostly sunny. High Temperature In the lower 80s. Winds East winds...

 2022-01-12 05:41 

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Accident Closes Palani Road...

The Hawai'i Police Department stated at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 11 that both lanes closed on Palani Road at the intersection of Palani Road/Iwalani Place, near the Lili'oukalani Subdivision, Kealakehe, due to a traffic accident....

 2022-01-12 02:53 

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Growing Number of COVID Patients Concerns Big Island Hospitals...

The increasing hospitalizations due to the Omicron variant is becoming a concern for Big Island hospitals....

 2022-01-12 00:27 

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HIDOE Aligns With CDC Guidelines, Shortening Isolation and Quarantine Periods for COVID-19...

COVID-19 Isolation and quarantine times for students and staff within Hawaii public schools was reduced to five days for those who meet certain conditions, state officials announced Tuesday, Jan. 11....

 2022-01-11 23:28 

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Klauea Visitor Center to Be Closed for Termite Treatment...

The entire visitor center at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park will be closed Jan. 19-20....

 2022-01-11 19:08 

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Big Island Sees 208 New COVID Infections Tuesday...

The state Department of Health reported 2,929 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday, bringing the statewide total to 150,028. No new fatalities were reported....

 2022-01-11 18:11 

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Missing Hilo Man Found...

Juan Carlos Gonzales, 21, of Hilo, initially reported missing has been located....

 2022-01-11 17:15 

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

Hilo Today: Mostly sunny in the morning, then partly sunny with isolated showers in the afternoon. Highs around 81 near the shore to 65 to 70 at 4000 feet. Northwest winds up to 10 mph shifting to the northeast in the afternoon. Chance of rain 20 percent....

 2022-01-11 16:30 

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NOAA: One of the Wettest Decembers in Half Century...

It was one of the wettest Decembers in the last 50 years, with some areas on the Big Island receiving 300% to 500% of their monthly average....

 2022-01-11 16:04 

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High Surf Warning Extended on Big Island...

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has extended the high surf warning for Hawaii Island's west-facing shores to 6 a.m. Wednesday....

 2022-01-11 16:00 

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

Forecast for Big Island Leeward HIGH SURF WARNING FOR WEST FACING SHORES Shores Today Wednesday Surf Surf AM PM AM PM West Facing 6-8 8-12 8-12 8-12 South Facing 1-3 1-3 1-3 1-3 TODAY Weather Mostly sunny. A slight chance of showers. High Temperature In t...

 2022-01-11 02:13 

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Roth's Office: 5 Kona Ocean Rescues Since Friday...

The Hawaii Fire Department reported five ocean rescues along the Kona Coast between Saturday and Monday, Mayor Mitch Roth's Office stated in a press release reminding the public to use caution around the water as conditions remain dangerous....

 2022-01-10 23:54 

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High Surf Warning Issued for West-Facing Shores...

The National Weather Service in Honolulu canceled the high surf advisory and issued a high surf warning for west-facing shores of Hawaii Island through this Tuesday....

 2022-01-10 23:21 

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Coffee with a Cop in Kealakekua Scheduled Friday...

The Hawai'i Police Department is inviting residents to "Coffee with a Cop" talk story session from 10 a.m. to noon on Friday, Jan. 14 in Kealakekua at the Kona Grill House, 81-951 Haleki'i Street....

 2022-01-10 22:35 

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Actor Jason Momoa Stars in Latest Hawai'i Public Service Announcement...

Jason Momoa, Warner Bros. Pictures, and the Hawai'i State Film Office producd a Mlama Hawai'i public service announcement to give back to Momoa's beloved home....

 2022-01-10 21:32 

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Police Seeking Missing Hilo Man...

Hawai'i Island police are requesting the public's assistance in locating 21-year-old Juan Carlos Gonzales of Hilo, who was reported missing. He was last heard from on Dec. 4, 2021, around 10 p.m. in Kea'au....

 2022-01-10 21:07 

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High Surf Closes 2 West Hawaii Beach Parks...

Kahaluu Beach Park and Laaloa Beach Park are closed due to dangerous conditions brought on by high surf....

 2022-01-10 20:04 

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Man Reportedly Exposes Buttocks to Students, Teachers at School in Volcano Area...

A man is facing open lewdness charges after exposing his buttocks to teachers and students at a school in the Volcano area on Friday, Jan. 7....

 2022-01-10 19:11 

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3,875 New Cases Reported Monday...

The state Department of Health reported 3,875 new COVID-19 cases Monday, bringing the statewide total to 147,099. No new fatalities were reported....

 2022-01-10 18:24 

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Pedestrian Struck, Killed in Single-Vehicle Crash in S. Kohala...

A Kailua-Kona woman is dead after she was struck by a vehicle Sunday night while crossing Queen Kaahumanu Highway near Mauna Kea Beach Drive....

 2022-01-10 17:46 

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

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a high surf advisory for west-facing shores of Hawaii Island through this Tuesday, Jan. 11....

 2022-01-10 17:15 

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Hawaii County Weather Forecast for January 10, 2022...

Hilo Rest Of Today: Mostly sunny with isolated showers in the morning, then partly sunny with scattered showers in the afternoon. Highs 76 to 82 near the shore to 64 to 70 at 4000 feet. West winds up to 10 mph shifting to the east in the afternoon. Chance...

 2022-01-10 16:32 

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Unpermitted Structure in Paradise Park Goes Up in Flames...

No injuries were reported after a vacant single-family wood-frame dwelling in Paradise Park went up in flames Sunday, Jan. 9....

 2022-01-10 16:00 

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Hawaii County Surf Forecast for January 10, 2022...

Forecast for Big Island Leeward HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR WEST FACING SHORES Shores Today Tuesday Surf Surf AM PM AM PM West Facing 6-8 6-8 7-10 7-10 South Facing 3-5 3-5 3-5 3-5 TODAY Weather Mostly sunny. A slight chance of showers. High Temperature In the...

 2022-01-10 07:15 

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Vehicle Crash Closes Portion of Queen Kaahumanu Highway by Mauna Kea Beach Drive...

Hawaii Police Department reports Highway 19, Queen Kaahumanu Highway at mile 68 around Mauna Kea Beach Drive is closed due to a motor vehicle accident....

 2022-01-10 04:59 

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Man Rescued After Jumping Into Ocean at End of the World...

One man was rescued from an outcropping of rocks after jumping into the ocean at Lekeleke Bay, also known as End of the World in Keauhou, Sunday, Jan. 9....

 2022-01-10 02:04 

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HPD Seeks Help Finding Missing Hilo Woman...

Authorities seek the public's help locating a Hilo woman who has been reported missing....

 2022-01-10 00:00 

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West Hawai'i County Band to Present Free Concert...

Start the New Year off on the right foot — tapping along to music....

 2022-01-09 22:00 

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Puna Geothermal Venture to Host Virtual Community Meeting...

Puna Geothermal Venture, along with representatives from Hawaii County and Hawaiian Electric, will host a public virtual community meeting at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 12, to provide updates and answer questions....

 2022-01-09 19:27 

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State Reports 4,578 New COVID Cases Sunday...

The state Department of Health reported 4,578 new COVID-19 cases Sunday, bringing the statewide total to 143,224. Three new fatalities were reported....

 2022-01-09 17:15 

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Hawaii County Weather Forecast for January 09, 2022...

Hilo Today: Sunny in the morning, then partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs 76 to 82 near the shore to 64 to 70 at 4000 feet. Light winds. Tonight: Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers in the evening, then chance of ...

 2022-01-09 16:30 

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High Surf Warning Extended for Big Island till Monday...

The National Weather Service has extended a high surf advisory for Big Island's west-facing shores to 6 a.m. Monday, Jan. 10....

 2022-01-09 16:00 

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Hawaii County Surf Forecast for January 09, 2022...

Forecast for Big Island Leeward HIGH SURF WARNING FOR WEST FACING SHORES Shores Today Monday Surf Surf AM PM AM PM West Facing 8-12 8-12 7-10 6-8 South Facing 3-5 3-5 3-5 2-4 TODAY Weather Sunny. A slight chance of showers. High Temperature In the lower 8...

 2022-01-09 01:00 

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8 Inmates Test Positive at Hawaii Community Correctional Center...

The latest COVID-19 testing updates received for the correctional facilities were released on Friday, Jan. 7....

 2022-01-08 22:00 

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'Final Moments of Their Lives' : Astronomers Observe Massive Star's Explosion...

For the very first time, astronomers have imaged in real time the dramatic end to a red supergiant's life, watching the massive star's rapid self-destruction and final death throes before it collapsed into a Type II supernova....

 2022-01-08 19:24 

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Big Island Lands 408 New COVID Cases Saturday...

The Hawaii Department of Health reported 4,204 new COVID-19 cases Saturday, bringing the statewide total to 138,646. One new fatality was reported....

 2022-01-08 17:15 

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Hawaii County Weather Forecast for January 08, 2022...

Hilo Today: Sunny in the morning, then partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs 74 to 81 near the shore to 62 to 70 at 4000 feet. North winds 10 to 15 mph. Tonight: Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers until early ...

 2022-01-08 16:30 

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Weekly Road Closures: Jan.8-14...

The County of Hawai'i released its weekly road closures for the week of Jan. 8-14. Lane closure schedules may change at any time without further notice. All projects are weather permitting....

 2022-01-08 16:00 

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Hawaii County Surf Forecast for January 08, 2022...

Forecast for Big Island Leeward HIGH SURF ADVISORY STARTING THIS EVENING FOR WEST FACING SHORES Shores Today Sunday Surf Surf AM PM AM PM West Facing 4-7 4-7 8-12 8-12 South Facing 2-4 2-4 3-5 3-5 TODAY Weather Sunny until 12 PM, then mostly cloudy. A sli...

 2022-01-08 02:37 

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Waimea Cherry Blossom Festival Cancelled due to COVID...

The County of Hawai'i Department of Parks and Recreation cancelled the Waimea Cherry Blossom Heritage Festival due to the COVID-19 surge on the Big Island....

 2022-01-08 01:30 

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Few Fireworks-Related Issues Reported This New Year's...

Big Island police issued three fireworks-related citations from 6 p.m. New Year's Eve to 11:59 p.m. Jan. 2....

 2022-01-07 23:34 

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Cruise Ships Schedule to Port Again Amid COVID Surge, but Officials Say They're Ready...

Experts are on alert, but not overly concerned of the increased COVID cases, they said, as Big Island hospitals have the plans, resources and experience to handle the volume of new cases, even should they rise....

 2022-01-07 20:22 

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HPD Weekly Outstanding Warrants List: Jan. 7, 2022...

Hawaii Police Department releases its weekly outstanding warrants list....

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