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 2022-04-30 01:44 

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Lawmakers Move Closer to Final Decision on Measure to Raise Minimum Wage...

Earlier today, a conference committee voted to approve a measure that would incrementally increase the minimum wage to $18 by 2028....

 2022-04-30 01:23 

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Report: Hawai'i Taxpayers Could Get Refund...

Hawai'i News Now reported today that under a rare rebate program approved by lawmakers Friday, April 29, taxpayers earning less than $100,000 annually and their dependents could each receive a $300 payment....

 2022-04-30 01:00 

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Fourth Annual 'Made in Hawai'i Film Festival' Returns to Hilo...

The Made in Hawai'i Film Festival returns to the Hilo Palace Theater for its fourth year, presenting 50 Hawai'i-made films between May 6 and May 8....

 2022-04-30 00:27 

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Stolen Vehicle Investigation Leads to 4 Arrests...

Authorities have arrested two women and two men considered armed and dangerous....

 2022-04-30 00:00 

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Nurses at North Hawai'i Community Hospital Raise Concerns Over Understaffing, Pay Equity...

Honolulu colleagues as they continue to battle understaffing and retention issues at the Waimea facility....

 2022-04-29 22:00 

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HPD Weekly Outstanding Warrants: April 29, 2022...

Hawaii Police Department released its weekly list of outstanding warrants....

 2022-04-29 20:29 

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2 Teen Runaways Found...

HPD locates two teen runaways....

 2022-04-29 20:11 

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A Hilo Man Slated to Appear in 3rd Circuit Court on Sex Assault Charges Involving a Minor...

A Hilo man was indicted on various charges of sexual assault involving a minor....

 2022-04-29 18:58 

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Police Seek Missing Hilo Man...

Hawai'i Island police are requesting the public's assistance in locating 40-year-old Robert E. Gomez Jr., of Hilo, who was reported missing. He has not been seen or heard from by his family since March and his family is concerned for his welfare....

 2022-04-29 17:15 

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Hawaii County Weather Forecast for April 29, 2022...

Hilo Today: Mostly cloudy. Occasional showers in the morning, then scattered showers in the afternoon. Highs around 79 near the shore to around 65 at 4000 feet. East winds up to 15 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain 90 percent...

 2022-04-29 16:30 

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Volcano Watch: What Do Vog and Wildfire Smoke Plumes Have in Common?...

Since 2010, University of Hawaii at Mnoa researchers at the Vog Measurement and Prediction Program (VMAP) have been studying the dispersion of vog in Hawaii. The central goal of the effort has been to provide the public and emergency responders with accur...

 2022-04-29 16:00 

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Hawaii County Surf Forecast for April 29, 2022...

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

 2022-04-29 03:10 

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Police Seek Missing Kona Man...

Big Island police are asking for help with locating a man who was reported missing more than two months ago and is in need of medication....

 2022-04-29 03:03 

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Kona Couple Charged With Numerous Drug Offenses...

A Big Island couple face several drug charges following the execution of a search warrant on a vehicle Thursday, April 28....

 2022-04-29 02:01 

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The Mkaha Sons Return to Hilo Palace Theater...

It's been more than two years since the Hilo Palace Theater has hosted a live concert, but that changes this weekend with the return of an iconic act....

 2022-04-29 01:15 

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Interagency Warrant Sweep Results in Arrests of 6 Puna Residents...

Several Big Island residents were arrested on a total of 10 outstanding warrants as part of an interagency warrant sweep by officers from the Hawai'i Police Department and state Department of Land and Natural Resources....

 2022-04-29 01:01 

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'It's Still Out There': Despite Lifting of Restrictions, Shift in Approach, The COVID-19 Pandemic Isn't Over...

You might have noticed a few changes lately....

 2022-04-29 00:00 

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Pasha Hawai'i Donates $30K to Boys & Girls Club...

The Boys & Girls Club of the Big Island is getting assistance from one of the nation's leading domestic shipping companies to support its hot meal program....

 2022-04-28 22:07 

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East Hawaii Health Clinics to Give Out COVID Test Kits, N95 Masks...

East Hawaii Health Clinics will be holding a community giveaway of COVID at-home test kits and N95 masks Friday, April 29, at 10 a.m....

 2022-04-28 22:00 

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Reminder: Report Washed Up Marine Debris...

Hawai'i residents and visitors can help clean up the ocean and save marine life by making a simple phone call when they see debris washed up on the shoreline....

 2022-04-28 21:15 

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Hilo Teen Reported as Runaway...

Hawai'i Island police are requesting the public's assistance in locating 16-year-old Kelis Garmon-Mercado of Hilo, who was reported as a runaway....

 2022-04-28 20:21 

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Report Shows Visitor Industry Continues to Climb...

According to preliminary visitor statistics released by the Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism, total spending by visitors who came to the islands in March 2022 was $1.53 billion, which was higher compared to the $1.49 billion report...

 2022-04-28 17:15 

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Hawaii County Weather Forecast for April 28, 2022...

Hilo Today: Mostly cloudy. Showers likely in the morning, then scattered showers in the afternoon. Highs around 80 near the shore to 64 to 69 at 4000 feet. East winds up to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent. Tonight: Mostly cloudy. Showers likely in the e...

 2022-04-28 16:30 

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Voyage Update: Hklea, Hikianalia cross Equator...

Two traditional voyaging canoes making their way to Tahiti have made it halfway....

 2022-04-28 16:00 

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Hawaii County Surf Forecast for April 28, 2022...

Forecast for Big Island Leeward Shores Today Friday Surf Surf AM PM AM PM West Facing 1-3 1-3 1-3 1-3 South Facing 2-4 2-4 1-3 1-3 TODAY Weather Partly sunny. Scattered showers. High Temperature In the lower 80s. Winds North winds around 5 mph, becoming n...

 2022-04-28 04:31 

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Officials ID Marine Who Died While Swimming Offshore Near North Beach on Oahu...

Military officials have identified a Marine who died while swimming offshore near North Beach, Marine Corps Base Hawaii on Sunday, April 20....

 2022-04-28 03:30 

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State Transitioning to Public Health Management of COVID...

While the state is transitioning from emergency response to a more traditional public health approach to managing COVID-19, health officials and Gov. David Ige stressed Wednesday, April 27, during a press conference that the pandemic is not over....

 2022-04-28 00:55 

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Hilo Man Arrested, Charged For 23 Counts of Sex Assault Involving a Minor...

A Big Island man faces more than 20 sex assault charges in connection with an indictment....

 2022-04-27 22:13 

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Lawmakers Continue to Address Amendments to Mauna Kea Stewardship Bill...

Lawmakers continue to work out legislation that creates a new governing body to oversee the management of Mauna Kea....

 2022-04-27 20:13 

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Weekly COVID Update: Nearly 500 New Cases Reported on Big Island...

The state Department of Health reported 3,370 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, April 27, bringing the statewide total to 248,405. Eleven new fatalities were reported....

 2022-04-27 17:48 

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Voyage Update: Hklea, Hikianalia Sail Through Southern End of Doldrums...

Hklea and Hikianalia are approximately 1,120 nautical miles into their journey to French Polynesia and about 90 to 95 miles west of the reference course to Tahiti....

 2022-04-27 17:15 

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Hawaii County Weather Forecast for April 27, 2022...

Hilo Tonight: Mostly cloudy. Showers likely in the evening, then occasional showers after midnight. Lows 65 to 70 near the shore to around 52 at 4000 feet. West winds up to 10 mph. Chance of rain 80 percent. Wednesday: Mostly cloudy. Showers likely in the...

 2022-04-27 16:00 

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Hawaii County Surf Forecast for April 27, 2022...

Forecast for Big Island Leeward Shores Today Thursday Surf Surf AM PM AM PM West Facing 1-3 0-2 0-2 0-2 South Facing 2-4 2-4 2-4 2-4 TODAY Weather Partly sunny. Scattered showers. High Temperature In the lower 80s. Winds Southeast winds around 5 mph, beco...

 2022-04-27 03:23 

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Report of Vehicle Fire in Puna Leads to Discovery of Structure Engulfed in Flames...

Big Island first responders were dispatched Tuesday, April 26, after a report of a vehicle fire in Puna but instead found a structure ablaze....

 2022-04-27 02:00 

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Waikea High Takes Top Honors at 'lelo Youth Xchange Student Video Competition...

A Big Island high school recently took top honors in Hawai'i's largest and oldest video contest for keiki....

 2022-04-27 00:58 

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Ige Announces $328M Settlement in Hawaiian Home Lands Case...

The state is looking to settle a 23-year-old Hawaiian Home Lands class action lawsuit....

 2022-04-26 23:15 

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Roth, County Sued Over Waipi'o Valley Road Closure...

A community organization filed a lawsuit against the county, Mayor Mitch Roth and Public Works Director Ikaika Rodenhurst, claiming that the emergency Waipi'o Valley Road closure is unlawful to all but a select few people....

 2022-04-26 20:41 

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Kona Woman Faces Several Drug, Firearms Charges...

A Big Island woman is facing a litany of drug and firearms charges following her arrest at Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport....

 2022-04-26 18:30 

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Chief Justice Seeks Public Comment on Nominees For District Family Court Vacancies...

There are two vacancies in the District Family Court of the 3rd Circuit on the Big Island, and Hawai'i Supreme Court Chief Justice Mark E. Recktenwald is seeking public comment on nominees to fill those positions....

 2022-04-26 17:15 

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

Hilo Today: Cloudy. Showers likely in the morning, then scattered showers in the afternoon. Highs around 80 near the shore to 64 to 69 at 4000 feet. Northeast winds up to 15 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent. Tonight: Mostly cloudy. Showers likely in the eve...

 2022-04-26 17:13 

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Service Member Dies in Off Duty Incident Aboard Marine Corps Base Hawaii...

A U.S. Marine stationed at the Marine Corps Base Hawaii, or MCBH, in Honolulu, died while swimming in the waters near North Beach, authorities confirmed....

 2022-04-26 16:30 

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Big Island Police Arrest 23 Motorists for DUI...

Big Island police continue their crackdown on motorists who drive under the influence of an intoxicant....

 2022-04-26 16:00 

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

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

 2022-04-26 04:25 

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Puna Man Charged With Murder, Assault...

A Big Island man faces a murder charge following the discovery of a badly burned body Saturday, April 23, in Puna....

 2022-04-26 02:00 

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Big Island Business Wins Mahi'ai Match-Up Competition...

A Big Island business is one of three winners of the Kamehameha Schools Mahi'ai Match-Up agricultural business plan competition....

 2022-04-26 00:00 

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Kailua-Kona Post Office to Host Two-Day Job Fair...

The U.S. Postal Service is seeking nearly 30 new employees for four Big Island post offices and is providing an opportunity for those interested to apply....

 2022-04-25 22:00 

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Volunteers Remove Invasive Weeds, Restore Native Plants on Maunakea...

Continuing efforts to protect the natural resources on Maunakea, the University of Hawaii at Hilo Center for Maunakea Stewardship recently hosted an event to remove and help control invasive plants around the Maunakea Visitor Information Station as part o...

 2022-04-25 21:43 

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Missing Ka Man Found in Kailua-Kona...

Police have located 61-year-old Paul Calverase of Ka, who was previously reported missing....

 2022-04-25 21:21 

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Missing Hilo Teen Located in Good Health...

Cherish Ahulau-Kaleo was located at the end of last week in good health....

 2022-04-25 21:12 

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Police Seek Information About Kona Traffic Incident...

Big Island police are piecing together what happened during a traffic incident last weekend in Kona and are asking for the public's assistance....

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