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 2020-08-02 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Negotiators report progress in coronavirus relief talks...

WASHINGTON — Lawmakers reported progress on a huge coronavirus relief bill Saturday, as political pressure mounts to restore an expired $600-per-week supplemental unemployment benefit and send funding to help schools reopen....

 2020-08-02 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Despite rumors, Hula Hulas remains open in Naniloa hotel...

Contrary to rumors it is closing, Hula Hulas restaurant continues to offer takeout and dine-in meals at its spot in the Grand Naniloa Hotel in Hilo....

 2020-08-02 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Only the names have changed: Honolulu super PAC resurfaces in West Hawaii races...

In a replay of a 2014 West Hawaii council race, a powerful Honolulu pro-construction political action committee has targeted a sitting councilwoman by standing up a well-financed challenger in an attempt to unseat her....

 2020-08-02 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Hilo Farmers Market upgrade plagued by more delays...

Oft-delayed improvements at Hilo Farmers Market have hit yet another wall — literally....

 2020-08-02 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Volcano Watch: Kilauea Volcano's summit water lake is 1 year old...

On July 25, 2019, ponded water was first observed within Halema'uma'u at the summit of Kilauea Volcano. Over the past twelve months, the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory has watched this amazing body of water grow from a nascent pond into a verit...

 2020-08-02 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Kim's friends, employees chip in, Roth maintains strong money lead as election draws nigh...

Mayor Harry Kim's reelection campaign is getting by with a little help from his friends. And his employees....

 2020-08-02 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

A matter of respect...

Many people in the South, and a few people in other parts of the nation, argue that the Confederate flag represents Southern heritage and that flying it or displaying it is a matter of free speech....

 2020-08-02 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

NASA astronauts aim for Florida coast to end SpaceX flight...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The first astronauts launched by Elon Musk's SpaceX company departed the International Space Station on Saturday night for the final and most important part of their test flight: returning to Earth with a rare splashdown....

 2020-08-02 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Some lower Puna residents say county's road restoration decisions fall short...

For more than two years, residents in lower Puna anxiously awaited word from Hawaii County confirming what roads were scheduled for restoration throughout the communities devastated by the 2018 Kilauea eruption....

 2020-08-02 10:01 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Running in sync: No surprise that Rodin twins are taking identical next steps...

Similar interests drove identical twin sisters Cloud and Venus Rodin all their lives....

 2020-08-01 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Grocery workers deserve hero pay...

Supermarket cashiers, stockers, butchers and bakers all play a vital but long undervalued role in our food chain. During the pandemic, they have been on the front lines risking — and too often losing — their lives to make sure that our familie...

 2020-08-01 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

EA finds no significant impact for Laaloa ADA work...

Accessibility improvements for Laaloa Beach Park, also known as Magic Sands Beach Park, are one step closer to reality....

 2020-08-01 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Little fire ant bill awaits Ige's signature...

A bill that would codify a list of best practices to mitigate infestations of little fire ants is awaiting Gov. David Ige's signature....

 2020-08-01 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Hurricane Isaias lashes Bahamas while Florida battens down...

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Hurricane Isaias ripped shingles off roofs and blew over trees as it carved its way through the Bahamas early Saturday and headed toward the Florida coast, where officials in Miami said they were closing beaches, marinas and ...

 2020-08-01 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Man pleads not guilty to charges related to fatal June crash...

A 38-year-old Kailua-Kona man Thursday pleaded not guilty to manslaughter and other charges filed connection with a June 21 crash in Ka'u that killed a 31-year-old woman....

 2020-08-01 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Summer vacation? Quarantines mess with Americans' travel plans...

PORTLAND, Maine — Families trying to squeeze in a summer vacation before school starts better do some homework on COVID-19 restrictions before loading up the minivan....

 2020-08-01 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week...

Aroundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts:...

 2020-08-01 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

3 charged in massive Twitter hack, Bitcoin scam...

MIAMI — A British man, a Florida man and a Florida teen were identified by authorities Friday as the hackers who earlier this month took over Twitter accounts of prominent politicians, celebrities and technology moguls to scam people around the glob...

 2020-08-01 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Tropical Gardening: Hawaii forests and gardens radically altered by diseases, insects and man...

The COVID-19 pandemic has clearly made us aware of how our individual lives and even society can be altered in a very short time by disease....

 2020-08-01 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Marine vehicle deep under sea, complicating rescue search...

SAN DIEGO — A military seafaring assault vehicle that sank off the coast of Southern California is under hundreds feet of water, beyond the reach of divers and complicating rescue efforts for eight missing troops, officials said Friday....

 2020-08-01 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Students return to campus amid virus growth in some states...

RALEIGH, N.C. — The first wave of college students returning to their dorms aren't finding the typical mobs of students and parents. What they found Friday were strict safety protocols and some heightened anxiety amid a global pandemic where vir...

 2020-08-01 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Coronavirus is unleashing righteous worker anger and a new wave of unionism...

In recent decades, we have rarely seen so much worker anger and so many strikes as we've seen since COVID-19 hit America. Fears of the virus have greatly emboldened American workers....

 2020-08-01 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Fauci confident virus vaccine will get to Americans in 2021...

WASHINGTON — Dr. Anthony Fauci said Friday that he remains confident that a coronavirus vaccine will be ready by early next year, telling lawmakers that a quarter-million Americans already have volunteered to take part in clinical trials....

 2020-07-31 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

BOE approves delay to start date; students now will return Aug. 17...

Hawaii's students will return to school nearly two weeks later than initially planned after the state Board of Education approved a recommendation to delay their start to Aug. 17....

 2020-07-31 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Test results too long delayed...

Testing for COVID-19 has increased nationwide, but delays in processing those tests — and providing the results — are keeping some away from work or potentially putting asymptomatic people out in public to spread the virus....

 2020-07-31 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Visitor numbers on upward trend despite pandemic...

Nearly twice as many visitors arrived in the state in June than in May, despite the ongoing ravages of the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2020-07-31 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Your Views for July 31...

RIP, power plant...

 2020-07-31 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

The case Mitch McConnell needs to make on COVID spending...

Mitch McConnell is in a tough spot....

 2020-07-31 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

County purchases Puapuaa acreage in Kona...

The Puapuaa properties located makai of Alii Drive will now officially belong to the people of Hawaii County following the purchase of more than 12 acres in North Kona....

 2020-07-31 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Ige uses line-item veto on virus relief bill...

HONOLULU — Gov. David Ige said Thursday he would exercise his line-item veto on a bill appropriating federal coronavirus relief funds....

 2020-07-31 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Obituaries for July 31...

Stephen John Kendall, 68, of Kailua-Kona died July 20 at his residence. Born in Newport, R.I., he was a former laborer for various local companies including Gaspro Hawaii, Kiewitt Pacific, Safety Signs and Systems, Vector Industries and Robert's Hawai...

 2020-07-31 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Authorities seek several individuals in connection with Pahoa incident...

Police are seeking several unknown individuals who are thought to have broken into a Pahoa home and tied up the residents before robbing them....

 2020-07-31 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Former GOP presidential hopeful Herman Cain dies of COVID-19...

ATLANTA — Herman Cain, former Republican presidential candidate and former CEO of a major pizza chain who went on to become an ardent supporter of President Donald Trump, died Thursday of complications from the coronavirus. He was 74....

 2020-07-31 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Trump floats idea of election delay, a virtual impossibility...

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump, lagging in the polls and grappling with deepening economic and public health crises, on Thursday floated the startling idea of delaying the Nov. 3 presidential election. His campaign to sow doubt about the electi...

 2020-07-31 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Play it again, Kaleo: For one snap in 2017, execution turned otherworldly for Vikings and Warriors...

We all can't grow up in paradise. I spent a portion of my teenage years living just outside Cleveland. Not only is it a fine town, but being there gave me a front-court seat to a torturous yet memorable period in the city's sports history....

 2020-07-31 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

State and Region briefs for July 31...

Lawmakers pass bill blocking Oahu landfill expansion...

 2020-07-31 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Roadwork planned next week in Waimea...

Motorists are advised of upcoming nighttime roadwork in Waimea as improvements are made to Mamalahoa Highway....

 2020-07-31 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Record economic plunge, bleak jobs numbers reveal virus toll...

WASHINGTON — The coronavirus pandemic sent the U.S. economy plunging by a record-shattering 32.9% annual rate last quarter and is still inflicting damage throughout the country, squeezing already struggling businesses and forcing a wave of layoffs t...

 2020-07-31 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Cartoon for July 31...

The world as seen by cartoonist Marshall Ramsey, Creators.com....

 2020-07-31 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Trump, GOP suggest temporary fix for $600 jobless benefit...

WASHINGTON — The White House and some of its Republican allies in the Senate are signaling they want to extend, at least temporarily, a $600-per-week expanded jobless benefit that has helped keep families and the economy afloat during the COVID-19 p...

 2020-07-31 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Hilo woman gets five years in prison for stealing $629K from school...

The former financial officer of Kua O Ka La Public Charter School who admitted she embezzled $628,835 from the school throughout a seven-year period was sentenced to five years in prison....

 2020-07-31 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

123 new cases in the state today, more than 2,000 total...

The state Department of Health reported 123 new COVID-19 cases in the state today, bringing the total number of cases since the pandemic began to more than 2,000....

 2020-07-31 04:30 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

New vendor taking over animal control contract...

A new animal control vendor was selected for Hawaii County....

 2020-07-30 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Courts: No jury trials until Sept. 1...

All jury trials on Hawaii Island, whether criminal or civil, are now postponed until at least Sept. 1 under a new set of orders filed Wednesday by 3rd Circuit Chief Judge Robert Kim....

 2020-07-30 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Misinformation on coronavirus is proving highly contagious...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — As the world races to find a vaccine and treatment for COVID-19, there is seemingly no antidote in sight for the burgeoning outbreak of coronavirus conspiracy theories, hoaxes, anti-mask myths and sham cures....

 2020-07-30 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Additional performances of 'Othello' scheduled...

The Hilo Community Players will offer additional performances of "Othello" after shows were canceled last week because of Hurricane Douglas....

 2020-07-30 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

War is not a game...

War is not a game. But impressionable kids may not be able to tell the difference if the U.S. military continues its esports recruitment....

 2020-07-30 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Serving up sports: Mauna Lani to open new tennis garden to residents starting this weekend...

After months of not being able to play recreational tennis due to the coronavirus pandemic, it'stime for the residents of the Big Island to get back on the court....

 2020-07-30 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Nearly all restaurants, stores at Hilo mall are now reopen...

Almost all stores and restaurants in Prince Kuhio Plaza have reopened since closing during the initial COVID-19 lockdown in March....

 2020-07-30 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Cartoon for July 30...

The world as seen by cartoonist Ken Catalino, Creators.com....

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