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 2021-12-22 17:30 

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Schatz Urges Public, Private Schools to Adopt Test-to-Stay Guidance...

To avoid lost learning days, a state lawmaker is urging the Hawaii schools to take on guidance that would allow students who have tested negative for COVID-19 to stay in school despite a confirmed exposure to the virus....

 2021-12-22 17:16 

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Hawaii County Weather Forecast for December 22, 2021...

Hilo Today: Cloudy with occasional showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Locally heavy rainfall possible. Highs 71 to 77 near the shore to 57 to 62 at 4000 feet. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 90 percent. Tonight: Cloudy with occasiona...

 2021-12-22 16:30 

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Influx of Travelers Expected to Limit Parking at Hawai'i Airports During Holidays...

The state is expecting an influx of holiday travelers and is warning people that parking at the five main airports throughout the islands will be limited....

 2021-12-22 16:02 

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Flood Advisory Issued for E. Hawaii...

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a flood advisory for areas of East Hawaii until 9:15 a.m....

 2021-12-22 16:00 

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Hawaii County Surf Forecast for December 22, 2021...

Forecast for Big Island Leeward Shores Today Thursday Surf Surf AM PM AM PM West Facing 2-4 2-4 2-4 2-4 South Facing 1-3 1-3 1-3 1-3 TODAY Weather Mostly sunny until 12 PM, then mostly cloudy. Showers likely with isolated thunderstorms. High Temperature I...

 2021-12-22 04:57 

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Mountain View Man Arrested After 8 Months on Lam...

Isaac Anthony Makoa Rosa, 28, was apprehended by Special Enforcement Unit officers after eight months on the run....

 2021-12-22 03:00 

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'Evil, Despicable Acts': Officials Plea for Info on Brutal Monk Seal Death...

Officials are outraged at the brutal shooting death of a monk seal on Moloka'i, calling on Tuesday for anybody with information to notify authorities investigating the killing....

 2021-12-22 02:42 

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Winter Weather Advisory Issued for Big Island Summits...

It looks like the Big Island could have some snow for Christmas week....

 2021-12-22 02:28 

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Police ID Man Killed in Kea'au Traffic Collision...

Police identified the 28-year-old man who died following a two-vehicle collision in the early morning hours of Monday, Dec. 20, in Kea'au as Patrick G. Enos Jr. of Hilo....

 2021-12-22 02:00 

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DEM Schedules Hearings on Administrative Rule Amendments...

The Department of Environmental Management proposes to amend its administrative rules of practice and procedure and has scheduled hearings on the rules for Jan. 25, 2022, at West Hawaii Civic Center, Council Chambers, and Jan. 26, 2022, at the Aupuni Cent...

 2021-12-22 01:29 

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Summit Eruption of Klauea Has Paused...

The summit eruption of Klauea volcano has paused, officials reported this morning....

 2021-12-21 23:43 

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Flood Advisory Issued for Leeward Areas of Hawaii Island...

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a flood advisory for West Hawaii until 4:30 p.m....

 2021-12-21 22:57 

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Highway 19 Now Open...

Highway 19 near the 13 Mile Marker is now open....

 2021-12-21 22:45 

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Flash Flood Watch in Effect Island-wide...

A flash flood watch is currently in effect island-wide through late tonight, according to the National Weather Service in Honolulu this afternoon....

 2021-12-21 21:43 

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Watch: HDOT Captures Mudslide That Closes Highway 19 Near Honom...

A landslide near the Hilo side of the Honom intersection has closed the highway and will require a detour of traffic for the next three hours, the department said in a press release at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 21....

 2021-12-21 20:30 

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31 Motorists Arrested for DUI Last Week...

During the week of Dec. 13-19, 2021, Hawaii police arrested 31 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant....

 2021-12-21 19:33 

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Authorities Seek Information on Monk Seal Shot, Killed on Moloka'i...

Authorities are reaching out to the public for information on the shooting death of a young female Hawaiian monk seal on Molokai in September....

 2021-12-21 19:09 

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707 New Cases, No Deaths Reported Statewide...

The Hawaii Department of Health reported 707 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday, bringing the statewide total to 94,293. No new COVID-related fatalities were reported....

 2021-12-21 17:16 

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Hawaii County Weather Forecast for December 21, 2021...

Hilo Today: Cloudy. Occasional showers in the morning, then occasional showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Locally heavy rainfall possible in the afternoon. Highs 74 to 79 near the shore to around 64 at 4000 feet. East winds 10 to...

 2021-12-21 17:01 

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

The National Weather Service in Honolulu issued a high surf advisory for east-facing shores through Wednesday, Dec. 22....

 2021-12-21 16:30 

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DOH Suspects Omicron Variant Has Reached Neighbor Islands...

The Hawai'i Department of Health said on Monday evening it has detected additional COVID-19 cases of the Omicron variant bringing the statewide total of Omicron cases to 50....

 2021-12-21 16:00 

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Hawaii County Surf Forecast for December 21, 2021...

Forecast for Big Island Leeward Shores Today Wednesday Surf Surf AM PM AM PM West Facing 1-3 1-3 1-3 1-3 South Facing 1-3 1-3 1-3 1-3 TODAY Weather Partly sunny. Scattered showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. High Temperature In the lower 80s. Wi...

 2021-12-21 03:02 

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Weather Warning for Monday Cancelled...

The National Weather Service on Monday afternoon cancelled a Flood Advisory that it had issued earlier in the day for the North and South Kona Districts....

 2021-12-21 03:00 

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'Cautiously Optimistic': Ige's State Budget Restores Cuts, Adds Resources...

Hawai'i Gov. David Ige laid out his biennial state budget on Monday, Dec. 20, restoring programs and resources that had been stripped away during the last two pandemic years, adding resources in others, and otherwise painting a picture that the worst ...

 2021-12-21 02:11 

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Search Suspended for Missing 'Opihi Fisherman...

The U.S. Coast Guard suspended the active search Monday for a missing 46-year-old man last seen Saturday south of Honokhau Harbor....

 2021-12-21 01:43 

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Weather Warning Issued for North, South Kona...

The National Weather Service on Monday afternoon issued a Flood Advisory for the North and South Kona Districts through this evening....

 2021-12-21 00:19 

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Man Killed in Early Morning Keaau 2-Car Crash...

Hawai'i police are investigating the traffic death of an unidentified male following a traffic collision on Monday, Dec. 20....

 2021-12-20 23:28 

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Volcano Man Indicted in Connection to Reported Murder of Neighbor...

A Hilo Grand Jury returned an indictment on a Volcano man facing a murder charge in connection to the death of his neighbor in 2020....

 2021-12-20 20:45 

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Keaukaha Woman Accused of Stealing Truck from Phoa Business...

A Keaukaha woman is facing charges in connection to a stolen Dodge pickup from a Phoa business last month....

 2021-12-20 19:26 

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HPD Investigates Reported Mail Theft in Phoa...

Authorities are seeking the public's help regarding a mail theft from a home in Phoa....

 2021-12-20 19:04 

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840 New Cases Statewide, No Deaths...

The Hawaii Department of Health reported 840 new COVID-19 cases Monnday, bringing the statewide total to 93,586. No new COVID-related fatalities were reported....

 2021-12-20 17:57 

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Early Morning Puna Vehicle Crash Confirmed Fatal...

Authorities confirm a vehicle crash in Keaau early this morning was fatal....

 2021-12-20 17:16 

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Hawaii County Weather Forecast for December 20, 2021...

Hilo Today: Mostly cloudy. Showers likely in the morning, then showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs 74 to 79 near the shore to around 65 at 4000 feet. Northeast winds up to 15 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent. Tonight: M...

 2021-12-20 16:30 

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Fire Hydrant Flow Test Scheduled in N. Kona...

A fire hydrant flow test is scheduled in North Kona on Dec. 21....

 2021-12-20 16:30 

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Christmas in Ka'u Provides Food, Gifts for Keiki and Their Families...

The holidays were made even brighter for some Big Island keiki and their families this weekend during Christmas in Ka'u....

 2021-12-20 16:00 

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Hawaii County Surf Forecast for December 20, 2021...

Forecast for Big Island Leeward Shores Today Tuesday Surf Surf AM PM AM PM West Facing 1-3 1-3 1-3 1-3 South Facing 1-3 1-3 0-2 0-2 TODAY Weather Mostly sunny. A slight chance of thunderstorms with isolated showers. High Temperature In the lower 80s. Wind...

 2021-12-20 01:00 

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Sensors Designed at UH Institute for Astronomy to Be Aboard NASA Space Telescope...

Technology pioneered by the University of Hawaii Institute for Astronomy will allow astronomers to peer even farther into the universe....

 2021-12-20 00:00 

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New Federal Funding to Be Used for Road, Bridge Improvements...

New federal funding from the recently signed bipartisan infrastructure bill will be allocated to improve the state's roadways and bridges....

 2021-12-19 23:37 

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DOH Investigating COVID Cluster Linked to Honolulu Nightclub...

The state Department of Health is investigating 30 COVID-19 cases among patrons and employees of The Republik nightclub in Honolulu....

 2021-12-19 22:00 

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Public Invited to Have Coffee With a Cop in Waimea...

Residents of Waimea and the surrounding areas will get the chance to talk face-to-face with Big Island law enforcement later this week....

 2021-12-19 21:00 

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Fire Hydrant Flow Test Scheduled in S. Hilo...

The Department of Water Supply will be conducting a fire hydrant flow test in South Hilo between the hours of 9-10:30 a.m., on Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2021....

 2021-12-19 19:19 

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State Reports Nearly 1,000 New COVID Cases...

The Hawaii Department of Health reported 972 new COVID-19 cases Sunday, bringing the statewide total to 92,746. Two new COVID-related fatalities were reported....

 2021-12-19 18:44 

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Winter Weather Advisory Remains in Effect for Big Island Summits...

Periods of freezing rain are forecast over the summits of Maunakea and Mauna Loa this morning, prompting the National Weather Service to issue a winter weather advisory....

 2021-12-19 18:00 

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Funds Released for Polol Trailhead Project...

An iconic location on the Big Island will be improved thanks to the allocation of capital improvement project funds from the state....

 2021-12-19 17:41 

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Winter Weather Advisory Issued for Big Island Summits...

The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory in effect for Big Island summits until noon....

 2021-12-19 17:30 

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Upgrades Ahead: Mass Transit Hits Full Throttle on Bus Improvements...

After receiving a litany of complaints and suggestions from passengers, Hawaii County Mass Transit has taken to heart what those people were saying by ushering in a new set of standards aimed at making the riding experience, not only more convenient but p...

 2021-12-19 17:15 

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Hawaii County Weather Forecast for December 19, 2021...

Hilo Today: Mostly cloudy. Showers likely in the morning, then scattered showers in the afternoon. Highs 73 to 79 near the shore to 60 to 66 at 4000 feet. North winds up to 15 mph shifting to the northeast in the afternoon. Chance of rain 70 percent. Toni...

 2021-12-19 16:30 

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Hauling Something? County Reminds Residents to Make Sure It's Covered...

If you're hauling something in your vehicle, especially in trucks with open beds, it needs to be secured. Hawaii County reminds motorists the only thing that can spill from a vehicle is clear water....

 2021-12-19 16:00 

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Hawaii County Surf Forecast for December 19, 2021...

Forecast for Big Island Leeward Shores Today Monday Surf Surf AM PM AM PM West Facing 1-3 1-3 1-3 1-3 South Facing 0-2 0-2 0-2 0-2 TODAY Weather Sunny until 12 PM, then partly sunny. Scattered showers. High Temperature In the lower 80s. Winds South winds ...

 2021-12-19 06:44 

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Search Underway for Missing Fisherman off Kaiwi Point...

The Hawai'i Fire Department is looking for a missing fisherman, who fell into the water around 11 a.m. while he was fishing for opihi off Kaiwi Point in Kailua-Kona, the department reported Saturday evening, Dec. 18....

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