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 2021-04-01 16:30 

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Some Mauna Kea Working Group Members Named...

Four members of the Mauna Kea Working Group include representatives from the Office of Hawaiian Affairs, Board of Land and Natural Resources, University of Hawaii Board of Regents, and Mauna Kea Observatories....

 2021-04-01 16:00 

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Hawaii County Surf Forecast for April 01, 2021...

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 3-5 3-5 2-4 2-4 TODAY Weather Mostly sunny. Isolated showers. High Temperature In the lower 80s. Winds Southeast winds around 5 mph, becomin...

 2021-04-01 02:42 

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Hawaii County Official Positive For COVID-19, Contact Tracing to Begin 'Promptly'...

Contact tracing has begun among the ranks of the Hawaii County Mayor's Office following a county official testing positive for COVID-19....

 2021-04-01 02:15 

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2 Hawaiian Monk Seals Released to Wild After 2 Months at Ke Kai Ola...

Two endangered Hawaiian monk seals were released back to Kaua'i and O'ahu after rehabilitation at Ke Kai Ola Marine Mammal Center on the Big Island....

 2021-04-01 01:46 

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Police Identify Victim in Kona Manslaughter Case...

A visitor to the Big Island who died following an altercation with his vacation rental roommate in the early morning hours of Monday, March 29, has been identified....

 2021-03-31 22:28 

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Big Island Reports 16 New Cases of COVID-19 Wednesday...

The state's two-week average is 99 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 1.9%...

 2021-03-31 21:16 

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COVID Vaccine Eligibility to Expand on Neighbor Islands...

The Hawai'i Department of Health (DOH) is asking its District Health Offices on the neighbor islands to expand vaccine eligibility as needed to ensure all available vaccination slots are filled....

 2021-03-31 19:58 

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One Visitor Charged with Manslaughter Following Deadly Altercation in Kona...

One of the visitors taken into custody following the fatality of a 30-year-old man was charged with manslaughter....

 2021-03-31 17:15 

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Hawaii County Weather Forecast for March 31, 2021...

Hilo Today: Scattered showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Calm wind becoming northeast 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, ...

 2021-03-31 17:11 

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County Looks to Modify Airport Testing Program for COVID-19...

Mayor Mitch Roth hopes to modify the COVID-19 post-arrival testing program at Hawai'i County's airports in the coming weeks as the rise in trans-pacific travelers has driven up the cost of the program....

 2021-03-31 16:30 

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Police Arrest 19 For DUI...

DUI roadblocks and patrols will continue islandwide....

 2021-03-31 16:00 

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Hawaii County Surf Forecast for March 31, 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 4-6 4-6 4-6 3-5 TODAY Weather Partly sunny. Scattered showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. High Temperature In the lower 80s. Win...

 2021-03-31 03:22 

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Swarm of Earthquakes Reported Beneath Mauna Loa...

A swarm of earthquakes, that began on March 29, 2021, at 2:30 a.m. is occurring beneath the northwest flank of Mauna Loa....

 2021-03-30 23:36 

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Southwest Introduces Pre-Clearance Screening Program to Oahu, Maui...

The program allows visitors and returning residents to bypass a mandatory 10-day quarantine on arrival provided they have met key requirements of the program and have correctly uploaded the relevant items into a traveler profile on the State of Hawaii web...

 2021-03-30 23:12 

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One Person Injured After Single-Vehicle Rollover on Daniel K. Inouye Highway...

A single-vehicle rollover on Daniel K. Inouye Highway left a woman injured Tuesday morning....

 2021-03-30 22:47 

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Daily COVID Cases Drop Below 100 Tuesday, But Two Week Average Still on Rise...

The Hawai'i Department of Health reported 71 new cases of coronavirus Tuesday, raising the statewide total to 29,581....

 2021-03-30 20:02 

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$165 Million in CIP Funds Released...

Gov. David Ige on Tuesday announced the release of more than $165 million for capital improvement projects (CIP) to fund critical public infrastructure projects....

 2021-03-30 19:34 

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N Leo TV CEO to Take Leave of Absence...

Allegations against N Leo TV's chief executive director have prompted the company's board to have him take a leave of absence....

 2021-03-30 17:27 

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More FEMA Funding to Come to State to Cover COVID Pandemic Costs...

Hawai'i is set to receive an additional $1,234,910.55 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Public Assistance program to cover the costs of emergency activities during the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2021-03-30 17:15 

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Hawaii County Weather Forecast for March 30, 2021...

Hilo Today: Scattered showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Light and variable wind becoming east 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible. Tonight: Scattered sho...

 2021-03-30 16:00 

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Hawaii County Surf Forecast for March 30, 2021...

Forecast for South Big Island and Big Island North and East Shores Today Wednesday Surf Surf AM PM AM PM North Facing 1-3 1-3 1-3 1-3 East Facing 2-4 2-4 2-4 2-4 South Facing 4-6 4-6 4-6 3-5 TODAY Weather Partly sunny. Scattered showers. High Temperature ...

 2021-03-30 05:00 

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'Carmageddon' Crashes Into Big Island, as Rental Industry Swallowed by Mass Demand...

Anyone on the hunt for a rental car in Hawaii is in for a disappointing month. At least....

 2021-03-30 02:34 

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Downed Tree Closes Highway 11 in Both Directions...

There is no current estimate on when the road will be cleared....

 2021-03-30 00:32 

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Two Visitors to Face Manslaughter Charges Following Deadly Night out in Kailua-Kona...

A night out in Kailua-Kona turned deadly for a visitor from the mainland, according to police....

 2021-03-29 23:12 

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COVID Spike Continues as Hawai'i Registers Triple-Digit Cases Again...

Monday is the fifth straight day Hawai'i has registered at least 100 new cases of the virus....

 2021-03-29 21:10 

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Police Seek Theft Suspect in Kona Case...

Big Island police have requested public assistance to identify the suspect in a theft case that occurred over the weekend....

 2021-03-29 17:26 

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Waimea Resilience Hub Offering CNA Training Scholarships...

Applicants must be 18+ years old, have a high school diploma or GED, and be, or become certified in First Aid and CPR....

 2021-03-29 17:15 

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Hawaii County Weather Forecast for March 29, 2021...

Hilo : Kona Today: Scattered showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming west around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible. Tonight: Scattered ...

 2021-03-29 17:00 

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Vaccine Eligibility Expands to Ages 60 and Older Statewide, Younger on Big Island...

All Hawaii residents 60 years of age and older are eligible to register for COVID-19 vaccinations beginning today....

 2021-03-29 16:30 

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Wind Advisory in Effect For Big Island...

The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for the Big Island....

 2021-03-29 16:00 

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Hawaii County Surf Forecast for March 29, 2021...

Forecast for South Big Island and Big Island North and East Shores Today Tuesday Surf Surf AM PM AM PM North Facing 2-4 2-4 1-3 1-3 East Facing 3-5 3-5 2-4 2-4 South Facing 4-6 4-6 4-6 4-6 TODAY Weather Cloudy until 12 PM, then partly sunny. Scattered sho...

 2021-03-29 15:31 

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Winter Weather Advisory Issued For Big Island...

Those in the area of the summits should plan on slippery road conditions....

 2021-03-29 03:00 

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New Bill To Fund Education of Japanese American Internment...

The Japanese American Confinement Education Act will provide $38 million to preserve JACS — including the Honouliuli Internment Camp in Hawai'i....

 2021-03-29 01:43 

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Summer Camp for Youth of Wounded Warriors...

This adventure will include high ropes courses, surfing, swimming, yoga, hiking, Hawaiiana-based environmental activities, crafts, and recreational camp games....

 2021-03-29 01:00 

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Kamehameha Students Produce Film for Hike Tradition...

'Eleau premiers April 2 on multiple platforms and follows the story of Kahalaopuna, the rainbow goddess of Mnoa and her fateful tragedy with love....

 2021-03-29 00:00 

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Water Notice for Hilo...

The Department of Water Supply will be conducting a fire hydrant flow test on Halekauila Street on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 between the hours of 4 a.m. and 5 a.m....

 2021-03-28 22:04 

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Fourth Day of Triple Digit Cases...

The state's two-week average is 83 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 1.6%....

 2021-03-28 20:19 

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COVID-19 Testing Schedule...

There is no community testing for today, Sunday, Mar. 28, scheduled....

 2021-03-28 17:15 

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Hawaii County Weather Forecast for March 28, 2021...

Hilo Today: Scattered showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming east in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible. Tonight: Showers likely, mainly ...

 2021-03-28 16:00 

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Hawaii County Surf Forecast for March 28, 2021...

Forecast for South Big Island and Big Island North and East Shores Today Monday Surf Surf AM PM AM PM North Facing 2-4 2-4 2-4 2-4 East Facing 4-6 4-6 3-5 3-5 South Facing 3-5 3-5 4-6 4-6 TODAY Weather Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. High Temperature In...

 2021-03-27 22:15 

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Hawaii Reports Over 100 New Cases of COVID-19 For Third Straight Day...

Three new COVID-related deaths were also reported....

 2021-03-27 21:11 

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Community COVID-19 Testing Islandwide Saturday...

Three district tests for COVID-19 are scheduled across the Big Island Saturday....

 2021-03-27 19:00 

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10 Hawaii Airports to Receive Federal Funding...

Ten airports across Hawaii's Second Congressional District will receive $26,795,585 from the U.S. Department of Transportation....

 2021-03-27 18:00 

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Kumu, Mkua Gather for Sign Waving in Effort to Raise Awareness to Leadership Issues at Kona's Hawaiian Immersion School...

On Friday, March 26, parents, teachers and children from Ke Kula 'O 'Ehunuikaimalino gathered along Queen Ka'ahumanu Highway for a sign-waving, raising awareness to their plea for a change in the school's administration....

 2021-03-27 17:16 

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Hawaii County Weather Forecast for March 27, 2021...

Hilo Today: Showers likely, mainly before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Light and variable wind becoming east northeast 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possi...

 2021-03-27 16:00 

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Hawaii County Surf Forecast for March 27, 2021...

Forecast for South Big Island and Big Island North and East Shores Today Sunday Surf Surf AM PM AM PM North Facing 2-4 2-4 2-4 2-4 East Facing 3-5 3-5 4-6 4-6 South Facing 3-5 3-5 3-5 3-5 TODAY Weather Partly sunny. Scattered showers. High Temperature In ...

 2021-03-27 03:54 

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Rescue Teams Save Overboard Mariner...

Coast Guard and Navy crews have rescued a person who was missing at sea....

 2021-03-26 23:03 

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Merrie Monarch Festival Moves Forward...

The development of rigorous safety guidelines and a television broadcast plan will allow for the safe return of the Merrie Monarch Festival after it was canceled last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2021-03-26 22:24 

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Big Island Reports 14 New Cases of COVID Friday...

The Hawai'i Department of Health reported 125 new cases of coronavirus Friday....

 2021-03-26 21:54 

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Visitor Arrivals Down 70% in February...

According to preliminary statistics released by the Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA), the average daily census showed that there were 90,776 visitors in Hawaii on any given day in February 2021, compared to 250,052 visitors per day in February 2020....

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