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 2021-07-26 10:05 

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California's largest fire burns homes as blazes scorch West...

INDIAN FALLS, Calif. (AP) — California's largest wildfire merged with a smaller blaze and destroyed homes in remote areas with limited access for firefighters, as numerous other fires gained strength and threatened property across the U.S. West....

 2021-07-26 10:05 

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Charter school receives $48,000 grant for farm-to-school program...

Connections Public Charter School in Hilo will grow its farm-to-school programs with the help of federal grant....

 2021-07-26 10:05 

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Sparked by pandemic fallout, homeschooling surges across US...

Although the pandemic disrupted family life across the U.S. since taking hold in spring 2020, some parents are grateful for one consequence: They're now opting to homeschool their children, even as schools plan to resume in-person classes....

 2021-07-26 10:05 

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Fauci says US headed in 'wrong direction' on coronavirus...

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — The United States is in an "unnecessary predicament" of soaring COVID-19 cases fueled by unvaccinated Americans and the virulent delta variant, the nation's top infectious diseases expert said Sunday....

 2021-07-26 10:05 

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Jill Biden calls on unvaccinated in Hawaii to get shots...

First lady Jill Biden visited a pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinic in Waipahu, Hawaii, on Sunday to encourage unvaccinated Hawaiians to get their shots as the delta variant surges through much of the U.S....

 2021-07-26 10:05 

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Japanese bottle found in HPP not the first to be discovered on Big Island...

With the Father's Day discovery of a message in a bottle at the Makuu Drive shoreline in Hawaiian Paradise Park, Abbie Graham became a part of something bigger than she imagined....

 2021-07-26 10:05 

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Climate change is driving extreme floods, wildfires and heat. Will the world meet the moment?...

The summer isn't even halfway through and it's already proved to be a season of deadly extremes....

 2021-07-26 10:05 

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Project to assess health care in Hawaii County...

Health care leaders across the county and state are preparing to launch a comprehensive health care needs assessment unlike any before it....

 2021-07-26 10:05 

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Study: Hawaii County has third worst primary care provider shortage in US...

Hawaii County has the third biggest shortage of primary care providers in the country, according to a recent study....

 2021-07-26 10:05 

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Senators race to overcome final snags in infrastructure deal...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers racing to seal a bipartisan infrastructure deal early this coming week are hitting a major roadblock over how much money should go to public transit, the group's lead Republican negotiator said Sunday....

 2021-07-26 10:05 

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Big Isle resident misses qualifying at Olympics; Hilo LL loses opener...

Big Island resident and Kona Aquatics swimmer Taeyanna Adams finished fourth in her heat Sunday in the women's 100-meter breaststroke in Tokyo, failing to advance with a time of 1:25.36....

 2021-07-26 08:29 

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'Surreal' surfing: Hawaii's Moore advances, Florence falls short...

TOKYO — By his own count Fernando Aguerre said he worked 22 years to get surfing added to the Olympic schedule. So when the first of the 40 Summer Games competitors hit the waves early Sunday morning at Tsurigasaki Surfing Beach in Chiba Prefecture,...

 2021-07-25 10:05 

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Groups urge state to protect last wild Atlantic salmon in US...

PORTLAND, Maine — Maine is home to the last wild Atlantic salmon populations in the U.S., but a new push to protect the fish at the state level is unlikely to land them on the endangered list....

 2021-07-25 10:05 

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Hawaii Island Humane Society reopening to the public in August...

The Hawaii Island Humane Society is looking forward to opening its two shelters to the public in August....

 2021-07-25 10:05 

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States scale back virus reporting just as cases surge...

OMAHA, Neb. — Several states scaled back their reporting of COVID-19 statistics this month just as cases across the country started to skyrocket, depriving the public of real-time information on outbreaks, cases, hospitalizations and deaths in their...

 2021-07-25 10:05 

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Cartoon for July 25...

The Big Island as seen by Hawaii Tribune-Herald cartoonist Gary Hoff....

 2021-07-25 10:05 

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Schools prep for new year, finalize plans for in-person learning...

With less than two weeks until students are set to return to classrooms, state health officials are working to finalize updated safety guidelines for schools and educators are preparing for the new year....

 2021-07-25 10:05 

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Irwin: Incentives, rewards and expectations...

Over 50 years ago, a Stanford psychologist designed and conducted the "Marshmallow Experiment" study on delayed gratification. In it, children were offered an immediate reward (the aforementioned marshmallow) or a larger reward (more marshmallows)...

 2021-07-25 10:05 

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Lending a hand: HIHS working with Rainbow Friends to ready animals for adoption...

The Hawaii Island Humane Society had all hands on deck to bring in over 20 dogs to its shelter in Keaau from Rainbow Friends Animal Sanctuary on Thursday afternoon....

 2021-07-25 10:05 

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Wildfires blasting through West draw states to lend support...

BLY, Ore. — Out-of-state crews headed to Montana Saturday to battle a blaze that injured five firefighters as the U.S. West struggled with a series of fires that have ravaged rural lands and destroyed homes....

 2021-07-25 10:05 

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Waika'alulu Gulch bridge to close during day...

A bridge at Waika'alulu Gulch southeast of Honokaa will be closed daily through the end of next week....

 2021-07-25 10:05 

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Your Views for July 25...

'Hear their story'...

 2021-07-25 10:05 

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Volcano Watch: Stressed out: Hawaiian volcanoes are heavy...

Many people living in the Hawaiian Islands are accustomed to feeling occasional earthquakes since the State of Hawaii is one of the most seismically active locations in the United States. Unlike some other earthquake-prone places in the U.S., for example ...

 2021-07-25 10:05 

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Distance learning will be offered at some BI schools...

With a new school year nearing and COVID-19 case counts currently climbing, the state Department of Education this week published a list of schools that will offer distance learning options when students return Aug. 3....

 2021-07-25 10:05 

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Two men face charges after a pair of Shipman beach robberies...

Police have charged two men in connection with armed robberies that took place on Shipman Beach Trail. In the first robbery, on June 20, a man and woman told police they were confronted by a man wielding a large stick. According to police, the assailant s...

 2021-07-25 10:05 

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Fisherman statue to be relocated soon...

A controversial statue left Liliuokalani Gardens Friday, and will be officially moved within a week....

 2021-07-25 10:05 

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Obituaries for July 25...

Myradean L.K. (Mahi) Abraham, 68, of Kalaoa, Kona, died May 4 at The Queen's Medical Center in Honolulu. Born in Kealakekua, she retired from KTA Super Stores Kailua-Kona, was a manager and driver for Yamaguchi Bus Service and member of Hula Halau Na ...

 2021-07-25 10:05 

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Is the U.S. finally taking cyberattacks seriously?...

We're barely a month out from the Colonial Pipeline hacking, perpetrated by the Russian-speaking hacking group DarkSide, which left thousands of Americans without gas, preventing many from accessing food or medicine. Not long after that was the attack...

 2021-07-25 10:05 

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Residents say flood-hit German towns got little warning...

AHRWEILER, Germany — Like other residents of his town in Germany, Wolfgang Huste knew a flood was coming. What nobody told him, he says, was how bad it would be....

 2021-07-25 10:05 

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French protesters reject virus passes, vaccine mandate...

PARIS — Some 160,000 people, including far-right activists and members of France's yellow vest movement, protested Saturday across the country against a bill requiring everyone to have a special virus pass to enter restaurants and mandating COVI...

 2021-07-24 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Think twice, Grandma, before you become the nanny...

Saying no to babysitting your grandchildren might be one of the most distressing and complicated refusals in human relationships. But it's something more retirees should do instead of serving as primary child-care givers while parents are at work....

 2021-07-24 10:05 

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Small businesses lifted by return of summer tourists...

Small businesses in the U.S. that depend on tourism and vacationers say business is bouncing back, as Americans rebook postponed trips and spend freely on food, entertainment and souvenirs....

 2021-07-24 10:05 

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Police seek Ocean View theft suspect...

Police are seeking the public's assistance to identify a man sought for questioning in connection with a stolen moped and other property crimes in Ocean View....

 2021-07-24 10:05 

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Man accused of assaulting officers freed by judge...

A 37-year-old Waimea man accused of assaulting three police officers Monday evening is free on court-supervised release without monetary bail....

 2021-07-24 10:05 

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Search for bodies concludes at Florida condo collapse site...

MIAMI — Firefighters on Friday declared the end of their search for bodies at the site of a collapsed Florida condo building, concluding a month of painstaking work removing layers of dangerous debris that were once piled several stories high....

 2021-07-24 10:05 

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Pahoa man faces numerous drug, gun charges...

A judge on Friday increased bail on a 34-year-old Pahoa man described by county Prosecutor Kelden Waltjen as a "repeat offender with six prior felony convictions."...

 2021-07-24 10:05 

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Western wildfires: Crews make progress on huge Oregon blaze...

BLY, Ore. — The nation's largest wildfire raged through southern Oregon on Friday, but crews were scaling back some night operations as hard work and weaker winds helped reduce the spread of flames even as wildfires continued to threaten homes i...

 2021-07-24 10:05 

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AP-NORC poll: Most unvaccinated Americans don't want shots...

Most Americans who haven't been vaccinated against COVID-19 say they are unlikely to get the shots and doubt they would work against the aggressive delta variant despite evidence they do, according to a new poll that underscores the challenges facing ...

 2021-07-24 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Making blue foods central to global food systems...

Afriend used to tell me "something's a-fish" when things were off kilter. Today, the global food system is not just "a-fish"; it's failing billions of people....

 2021-07-24 10:05 

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Tropical Gardening: Plants for home foundation...

Foundation plantings are like spandex garments. They smooth out bumpy features and add a dressy look. When properly used, a foundation planting serves definite purposes. It connects the structure with the grounds and adjacent ornamentals so that the build...

 2021-07-24 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Tokyo Olympics begin with muted ceremony and empty stadium...

TOKYO — Belated and beleaguered, the virus-delayed Tokyo Summer Olympics finally opened Friday night with cascading fireworks and made-for-TV choreography that unfolded in a near-empty stadium, a colorful but strangely subdued ceremony that set a st...

 2021-07-24 10:05 

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Trump inaugural committee chair to be released on $250M bail...

LOS ANGELES — The chair of former President Donald Trump's inaugural committee was ordered freed Friday on $250 million bail to face charges he secretly worked as an agent for the United Arab Emirates to influence Trump's foreign policy....

 2021-07-24 10:05 

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Green touts money for shots: Says state may not reach 70% vaccination goal without further incentives...

Lt. Gov. Josh Green said people should receive $50 for each COVID vaccine shot they receive in order to boost vaccination rates as COVID cases continue to mount....

 2021-07-24 10:05 

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New technology propels efforts to fight Western wildfires...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — As drought- and wind-driven wildfires have become more dangerous across the American West in recent years, firefighters have tried to become smarter in how they prepare....

 2021-07-24 10:05 

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

A roundup 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:...

 2021-07-23 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Obituaries for July 23...

Lawrence Clayton Bramel, 45, of Kailua-Kona died July 16 at home. Born in Anchorage, Alaska, he was an electrician for Sunrun Inc. Services at a later date. Survived by companion, Monica Price of Kailua-Kona; son, Donavon Bramel of Holualoa. Arrangements ...

 2021-07-23 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Violence, protests overshadow Mass for slain Haitian leader...

CAP-HAITIEN, Haiti — Demonstrations in Cap-Haitien turned violent on Thursday as gunshots rang out while supporters of slain President Jovenel Mose blocked roads and demanded justice while threatening to disrupt his upcoming funeral....

 2021-07-23 10:05 

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Norway mourns 77 slain a decade ago in extremist attack...

OSLO, Norway — Church bells rang out across Norway on Thursday to mark the 10th anniversary of the country's worst peacetime slaughter as leaders called for renewed efforts to fight the extremism behind the attack that left 77 people dead....

 2021-07-23 10:05 

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Pelosi says 'deadly serious' Jan. 6 probe to go without GOP...

WASHINGTON — Unfazed by Republican threats of a boycott, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi declared Thursday that a congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection will take on its "deadly serious" work whether Republicans par...

 2021-07-23 10:05 

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Cool customers: Anderson-Moxley, Schad repeat at Hilo Climbing Time Trial...

Rainy conditions did not stop Waikoloa's Sam Anderson-Moxley and Papaaloa's Melissa Schad from repeating as overall male and female champions at Saturday's Hilo Climbing Time Trial....

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