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 2021-06-17 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Hawaii recognizes Juneteenth, Kalaupapa Month...

Gov. David Ige signed five bills into law Wednesday focused on acknowledging and correcting inequality in the state....

 2021-06-17 10:05 

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County discusses tipping fees, credit for garbage haulers...

The county is reconsidering a change in how rubbish haulers are charged at the county's landfills....

 2021-06-17 10:05 

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Police arrest 13 for DUI...

During the week of June 7-13, Hawaii Island police arrested 13 motorists for DUI....

 2021-06-17 10:05 

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'Practical work' summit for Biden, Putin: No punches or hugs...

GENEVA — U.S. President Joe Biden and Russia's Vladimir Putin exchanged cordial words and plotted modest steps on arms control and diplomacy but emerged from their much-anticipated Swiss summit Wednesday largely where they started — with d...

 2021-06-17 10:05 

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Minimum term set for child's death...

A woman sentenced to a quarter-century behind bars in connection with the 2018 death of a 6-year-old Kona boy will be eligible for parole after serving just over 13 years....

 2021-06-17 10:05 

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New law aims to curb state eviction cases...

Gov. David Ige ratified a law Wednesday aimed at minimizing the number of court eviction cases when his eviction moratorium ends in August....

 2021-06-17 10:05 

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China launches first three-man crew to new space station...

JIUQUAN, China — China launched the first three crew members on a mission to its new space station Thursday in its first crewed mission in five years....

 2021-06-17 10:05 

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Millions fear eviction as US housing crisis worsens...

NEW YORK — More than 4 million people say they fear being evicted or foreclosed upon in the coming months, just as two studies released Wednesday found that the nation's housing availability and affordability crisis is expected to worsen signifi...

 2021-06-17 10:05 

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Your Views for June 17...

'Click It' thoughts...

 2021-06-17 10:05 

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Seattle group wins appeal in quest to overturn Ireland murder convictions...

The state Intermediate Court of Appeals on Tuesday ruled Hilo Circuit Judge Henry Nakamoto erred when he denied a group seeking to overturn convictions in the Dana Ireland murder trial a hearing on a motion to unseal post-conviction DNA testing conducted ...

 2021-06-17 10:05 

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Hilo woman among first winners of vaccination contest...

A Hilo woman and Honolulu man were named the first two winners of the #HIGotVaccinated prize giveaway....

 2021-06-17 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Making digital equity a reality...

Too many people across the country are left behind because they don't have reliable, affordable access to the internet. But a bipartisan push to close this digital divide would be $1 billion well spent....

 2021-06-17 10:05 

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Obituaries for June 17...

Edith Rozal Savella de Silva, 86, of Las Vegas, died May 12th at Coronado Heights Senior Living. Born in Hilo, she was retired. Survived by brother, Donald Savella, sons, Paul Jr., Wayne and Ernest de Silva. Online condolences: https://simplecremation.us/...

 2021-06-17 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Congress approves bill to make Juneteenth a federal holiday...

WASHINGTON — The United States will soon have a new federal holiday commemorating the end of slavery....

 2021-06-17 10:05 

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DLIR launches another unemployment benefits program...

The state Department of Labor and Industrial Relations on Wednesday announced it will launch the Mixed Earner Unemployment Compensation Program....

 2021-06-17 10:05 

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Vaccine effort turns into slog as infectious variant spreads...

As cases tumble and states reopen, the potential final stage in the U.S. campaign to vanquish COVID-19 is turning into a slog, with a worrisome variant gaining a bigger foothold and lotteries and other prizes failing to persuade some Americans to get vacc...

 2021-06-17 10:05 

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Man arrested in connection with Keauhou murder...

Hawaii Police took a Kailua-Kona man into custody Wednesday in connection with the May 25 shooting death of Joey Richmond at Keauhou-Kainaliu Beach Road, locally known as "End of the World."...

 2021-06-16 10:05 

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Study: Half of US cosmetics contain toxic chemicals...

WASHINGTON — More than half the cosmetics sold in the United States and Canada are awash with a toxic industrial compound associated with serious health conditions, including cancer and reduced birth weight, according to a new study....

 2021-06-16 10:05 

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Obituaries for June 16...

Abraham "Peanut" Jacob Agustin Jr., 51, of Paauilo died June 8. Born in Honokaa, he was the owner and operator of Agustin's Pro-Services rock wall business. No services held. Survived by wife, Rona Kaniho Agustin of Ewa Beach, Oahu; father, Ab...

 2021-06-16 10:05 

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Video shows man apologized before Honolulu police shot him...

HONOLULU — Doorbell camera video obtained and made public by lawyers representing the family of a man fatally shot two months ago by Honolulu police provides more information about the events that unfolded before the deadly encounter with officers....

 2021-06-16 10:05 

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Your Views for June 16...

Praise for Camara...

 2021-06-16 10:05 

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Council panel advances new building code...

In what appeared to be the smoothest discussion and vote on building code amendments in more than a decade, a County Council panel Tuesday unanimously advanced changes bringing the county up to the 2018 code for new and existing residential buildings....

 2021-06-16 10:05 

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Hilo High alum awarded $2.3M for gene therapy research...

Jesse Owens was just 17 when he decided to devote his life to gene therapy research....

 2021-06-16 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Israeli airstrikes target Gaza sites, first since cease-fire...

JERUSALEM — Israeli aircraft carried out a series of airstrikes at militant sites in the Gaza Strip early Wednesday, the first such raids since a shaky cease-fire ended the war with Hamas last month....

 2021-06-16 10:05 

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Buoyed by allied summits, Biden ready to take on Putin...

GENEVA — Fresh from supportive summits with allies, Joe Biden declared himself ready Tuesday to take on Russia's Vladimir Putin in far more confrontational talks — a climactic finish to the most important week of meetings in his young pres...

 2021-06-16 10:05 

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3 Honolulu police officers charged in killing of 16-year-old...

HONOLULU — A policeman has been charged with murder and two officers charged with attempted murder in the fatal shooting of a 16-year-old boy, Honolulu prosecutors said Tuesday....

 2021-06-16 10:05 

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Chinese national indicted for conspiracy in Hawaii...

A Chinese national is facing a federal charge for allegedly laundering millions of fraud proceeds used by a co-conspirator to purchase and flip real estate for profit in West Hawaii....

 2021-06-16 10:05 

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Hawaiian healing herbal garden inaugurated in Pahoa...

The Puna Community Medical Center Foundation inaugurated its Hawaiian Healing Center starting with a Hawaiian medicinal herb Kipuka Garden....

 2021-06-16 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

'A summer of freedom': Vaccine gives new meaning to July 4th...

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden wants to imbue Independence Day with new meaning this year by encouraging nationwide celebrations to mark the country's effective return to normalcy after 16 months of coronavirus pandemic disruption and more tha...

 2021-06-16 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

The impact of gun violence on children...

In 2017, when Tyshaun McPhatter of Washington, D.C., was seven years old, his father was shot and killed. Afterward, Tyshaun struggled with grief and had difficulty concentrating in school. His anger would occasionally ignite in outbursts....

 2021-06-16 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

We need standards for teaching 9/11...

With each passing year, the events of the Sept. 11, 2001, attack fade a bit more from public memory....

 2021-06-16 10:05 

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Borce wraps up three-year stint at PTA...

After three years at the helm, Lt. Col. Loreto "JR" V. Borce Jr. on Tuesday passed the baton — or, more accurately, presented the colors — of Pohakuloa Training Area to Lt. Col. Kevin Cronin....

 2021-06-16 10:05 

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HCCC outbreak, lifting of interisland restrictions prompts free testing...

Hawaii County will offer a free, short-term COVID-19 testing program in the wake of an ongoing outbreak at Hawaii Community Correctional Center in Hilo....

 2021-06-16 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Ige signs Juneteenth, financial protection bills...

Gov. David Ige signed five bills into law today, including one that widely reforms the state's payday lending laws....

 2021-06-15 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Hawaii bankruptcies drop as economy recovers from slowdown...

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii bankruptcies dropped to their lowest level for the month of May in 15 years as the economy claws out of a coronavirus pandemic-induced slowdown....

 2021-06-15 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Big oil finds the climate has changed...

Over the past month, campaigners have been celebrating moves to get the world's biggest oil companies to address climate change. In the U.S., shareholders of Exxon Mobil Corp. overruled top management to appoint new board members dedicated to accelera...

 2021-06-15 10:05 

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Police: Vehicle plows into Minnesota protesters, killing 1...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A woman was killed and three other people were injured when a vehicle drove into demonstrators during a protest in the Minneapolis neighborhood where a Black man was fatally shot this month during his attempted arrest by members o...

 2021-06-15 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Capitol safety is paramount...

U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker, R-Pa., has been slapped with a $5,000 fine for deliberately bypassing a metal detector screening in the Capitol while on his way to cast a vote last month. A staff member for the congressman said he plans to appeal the fine....

 2021-06-15 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Obituaries for June 15...

Bozena Barbara Babbitt, 102, of Kailua-Kona died June 2 at Hospice of Kona's Nakamaru Hale. Born in Pullman, Wash., she was a nurse and member of the Kona Bridge Club. Celebration of life will be held at a later date. Survived by her daughter, Margare...

 2021-06-15 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Let's Talk Food: Korean Kimchi Fried Rice...

Got leftover rice in the refrigerator? Kimchi bokkeumbap is a great way to make a meal in one. Just top with a sunny-side up egg and you have a complete meal! The starch molecules in the stale rice have crystallized or retrograded, so the grains are hard ...

 2021-06-15 10:05 

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Native Hawaiians to receive 80 Oahu acres for homesteads...

The federal government is transferring 80 acres on Oahu, with the potential to provide homesteads for 200 to 400 Native Hawaiian families, to the state Department of Hawaiian Home Lands, top Biden administration executives announced Monday....

 2021-06-15 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Coronavirus Delta variant found in Hawaii...

A strain of COVID-19 first detected in India has been identified in Hawaii, the state Department of Health announced Monday....

 2021-06-15 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Two dead after police shootout...

Two men are dead after a police shootout with an armed man in Hilo Sunday evening....

 2021-06-15 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Judge orders curfew, electronic monitoring as bail conditions for stabbing suspect...

A 25-year-old Hilo woman stabbed repeatedly Thursday, allegedly by her ex-boyfriend, suffered a lacerated kidney, lacerated liver, a fractured rib and thoracic injuries, according to court documents filed by police....

 2021-06-15 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Southern Baptists quash expanded sex abuse probe, for now...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Southern Baptist Convention's Executive Committee on Monday quashed a push for an independent committee to lead a probe of its handling of sex abuse cases, but the proposal is almost certain to resurface when the nation...

 2021-06-15 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

County moving forward with ADA compliance project at Laaloa Bay Beach Park...

Hawaii County is moving forward with a nearly $1 million improvement project at Laaloa Bay Beach Park in Kailua-Kona....

 2021-06-15 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

New Zealand apologizes for 1970s raids on Pacific people...

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — Aupito William Sio recalled the terrifying day during his childhood when police officers holding German shepherd dogs turned up at his family home before dawn and shined flashlights into their faces while his father stood t...

 2021-06-15 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Five HCCC inmates granted early release following outbreak...

Nearly a dozen inmates at the Hawaii Community Correctional Center have filed motions for early release amid an ongoing COVID-19 outbreak at the Hilo jail....

 2021-06-15 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Mountain View man accused of break-in, stabbing and abduction...

A 36-year-old Mountain View man allegedly broke into a Hawaiian Paradise Park home to retrieve his girlfriend, stabbed a resident, and violent abducted the woman, according to court documents filed by police....

 2021-06-15 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Israel OKs contentious Jerusalem march, weeks after war...

JERUSALEM — Israel's new government on Monday approved a contentious parade by Israeli nationalists through Palestinian areas around Jerusalem's Old City, setting the stage for possible renewed confrontations just weeks after an 11-day war w...

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