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 2020-11-25 20:35 

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Police seek public's help locating girl, 13...

Hawaii Island police are asking for the public's assistance in locating runaway Moanikeala Liwai, who was last seen in the Pahoa town area on Tuesday...

 2020-11-25 20:05 

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1st virus death reported on Kauai...

LIHUE — The first coronavirus death on the island of Kauai has been reported....

 2020-11-25 20:05 

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Honolulu councilman calls on police to reinstate virus units...

HONOLULU — A Honolulu city councilman has called on the city's police chief to reinstate its coronavirus enforcement unit, which was suspended after allegations that officers abused overtime hour submissions....

 2020-11-25 10:05 

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Announcements: November 25, 2020...

PTA hosts game bird hunting...

 2020-11-25 10:05 

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Pandemic leaves opening week of college hoops in disarray...

Wichita State landed in Sioux Falls, South Dakota on Monday afternoon, masked up and looking forward to tipping off the season in the Crossover Classic....

 2020-11-25 10:05 

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Going vertical: Construction begins on homes in Lai Opua...

Vertical construction has commenced for 60 homes within the Villages of La'i 'Opua in Kailua-Kona....

 2020-11-25 10:05 

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Jury trial set for one of five arrested for virus violations at Kahaluu...

Jury trial has been set for one of the five people arrested in August for gathering at Kahaluu Beach Park in violation of Gov. David Ige's emergency proclamation....

 2020-11-25 10:05 

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Funds released for Waimea school land acquisition...

State Sen. Lorraine Inouye (D-North Hawaii) recently announced the release of nearly $1.6 million in capital improvement project funding for the Department of Education to acquire land for Waimea Elementary and Middle Schools....

 2020-11-25 10:05 

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MLS playoff capsules: Defending champs moving on as Sounders oust LAFC 3-1...

SEATTLE — Nicolas Lodeiro scored early in the first half, Raul Ruidiaz added a second midway through the second, and the defending champion Seattle Sounders beat depleted Los Angeles FC 3-1 on Tuesday night in the opening round of the MLS Cup playof...

 2020-11-25 10:05 

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Left for dead, twice, RadioShack gets another shot online...

SILVER SPRING, Md. — RadioShack, a fixture at the mall for decades, has been pulled from brink of death, again....

 2020-11-25 10:05 

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'America is back': Biden pushes past Trump era with nominees...

WILMINGTON, Del. — Declaring "America is back," President-elect Joe Biden introduced his national security team, his first substantive offering of how he'll shift from Trump-era "America First" policies by relying on experts from...

 2020-11-25 10:05 

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Kauai seeks traveler quarantine regardless of virus tests...

HONOLULU — The mayor of Kauai County said Tuesday he wants to reinstate a requirement that all travelers arriving in his jurisdiction quarantine for 14 days, regardless of whether they have obtained a negative COVID-19 test....

 2020-11-25 10:05 

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Obituaries: November 25, 2020...

Editor's note: Obituaries are published free of charge as a public service. Content is subject to editing for parity treatment and style continuity. Date of publication cannot be guaranteed. Memorial advertisements may be purchased through the newspap...

 2020-11-25 10:05 

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Quiet hurricane season; Just 2 tropical cyclones developed this year in the Central Pacific...

A calmer than average hurricane season will end in less than a week after only two tropical cyclones developed in the Central Pacific....

 2020-11-25 10:05 

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Sports Briefs: 11-25-20...

Sports minister: The Australian Open 'most likely' to be delayed...

 2020-11-25 10:05 

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In Brief: November 25, 2020...

Restaurant workers out of work again as virus surges anew...

 2020-11-25 10:05 

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Island Life: Sundown reflection...

Sunset nears at Old Kona Airport Park in Kailua-Kona on Nov. 16. (Chris Stewart/Community contributor)...

 2020-11-25 10:05 

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Police continue search for missing Honaunau man...

Police are still looking for a Honaunau man who has been missing since last Wednesday....

 2020-11-25 10:05 

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Alabama, Notre Dame, Clemson and Ohio State in top spots of CFP rankings...

Alabama was No. 1 in the first College Football Playoff rankings of the season Tuesday night, followed by Notre Dame, Clemson and Ohio State....

 2020-11-25 10:05 

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Hometown Heroes: Nonprofit, trade association team up to host Festival of Hope for Families...

Editor's note: Each Wednesday, West Hawaii Today is publishing a story about individuals, groups or organizations that have helped make life better for others in our community during the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2020-11-25 10:05 

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Honolulu: Deals with Airbnb, Expedia will help enforcement...

HONOLULU — Airbnb and Expedia Group have agreed to provide Honolulu with information that will help the city enforce its laws governing vacation rentals, the companies and the city said Tuesday....

 2020-11-25 10:05 

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Letters to the Editor: November 25, 2020...

Roth's nominee raises concerns...

 2020-11-25 10:05 

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Editorial: China is abusing its power because we blew our chance at containment...

China's authoritarian government persecutes political opponents, threatens Hong Kong's autonomy and has been accused of using the sprawling, international Belt and Road Initiative and other overseas investments to entangle developing nations in de...

 2020-11-24 22:05 

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Hawaii Island COVID-19 case count increases by 7...

Hawaii Island reported seven new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, bringing the island's total case count to 1,557....

 2020-11-24 20:05 

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Honolulu mayor, rail chief plan to collaborate on project...

HONOLULU — Honolulu's mayor and the city's rail chief met to work on solutions to their differences concerning the ongoing construction of Honolulu's massive rail line project....

 2020-11-24 20:05 

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Mayor: Oahu prison virus numbers must remain in city's count...

HONOLULU — The number of coronavirus cases among Oahu's prison population must continue to be included in local case counts to monitor available health care resources and hospital space, Honolulu's mayor said....

 2020-11-24 10:05 

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The spirit of giving: Ironman Foundation provides Thanksgiving bundles to 600 families...

Hundreds of families will enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving meal this year thanks to the Ironman Foundation....

 2020-11-24 10:05 

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Biden's transition gets green light as Trump at last relents...

WASHINGTON — The federal government recognized President-elect Joe Biden as the "apparent winner" of the Nov. 3 election on Monday, formally starting the transition of power after President Donald Trump spent weeks testing the boundaries of ...

 2020-11-24 10:05 

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Goff throws for 376 yards, three TDs in Rams' 27-24 win vs. Bucs...

TAMPA, Fla. — Jared Goff likes how the Los Angeles Rams are shaping up....

 2020-11-24 10:05 

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Biden signals sharp shift from Trump with Cabinet picks...

WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden on Monday tapped Obama-era officials for top national security and economic roles, signaling a stark shift from the Trump administration's "America First" policies that disparaged international alli...

 2020-11-24 10:05 

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Loading up on squash in all its varieties? You'll want these two recipes...

As a country, we unite over squash. Seriously, we do. It's called pumpkin. From pie to quick breads, pancakes and more — we lap up the subtle, sweet flavor. Even its seeds have fans....

 2020-11-24 10:05 

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Obituaries: November 24, 2020...

Editor's note: Obituaries are published free of charge as a public service. Content is subject to editing for parity treatment and style continuity. Date of publication cannot be guaranteed. Memorial advertisements may be purchased through the newspap...

 2020-11-24 10:05 

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Officials worried new state restrictions will slow tourism...

Gov. David Ige's announcement last week imposing new restrictions for trans-Pacific travelers seeking to avoid quarantine needs to be amended, said several figures in the tourism industry Monday....

 2020-11-24 10:05 

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David to lead County Council...

Maile David will lead the County Council for the two-year term beginning next month, following an organizational meeting held shortly after the election....

 2020-11-24 10:05 

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Where are they now? The Big Island's first major leaguer, Masaoka's favorite pitch remains the same: Being of service...

Onan Masaoka was the pride of Hilo and the state when he pitched in 83 games for the Los Angeles Dodgers in 1999 and 2000 before retiring at 24 years old in 2002....

 2020-11-24 10:05 

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Twist on turkey sandwich perfect for leftovers...

Turn your leftovers into a family-pleasing sandwich supper. Whether using leftover turkey or turkey from the deli, this gives a new twist to a turkey sandwich. It's so simple to make that I use it anytime I have leftover turkey or chicken....

 2020-11-24 10:05 

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China launches mission to bring back material from moon...

WENCHANG, China — China launched an ambitious mission on Tuesday to bring back rocks and debris from the moon's surface for the first time in more than 40 years — an undertaking that could boost human understanding of the moon and of the s...

 2020-11-24 10:05 

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Miami Dolphins focused on finding solutions, not quarterback chatter...

Brian Flores silenced talk that the Miami Dolphins could have a brewing quarterback controversy by reiterating that the team's investment in rookie Tua Tagovailoa will continue....

 2020-11-24 10:05 

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Water power cost charge decrease proposed...

Hawaii County water consumers will have the opportunity to speak out on a proposed decrease to the power cost charge....

 2020-11-24 10:05 

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SEC shuffles games, pushes back Arkansas-Missouri, UT-Vanderbilt...

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — The Southeastern Conference has shuffled its schedule, pushing back the Arkansas-Missouri and Tennessee-Vanderbilt games that had been set for Saturday....

 2020-11-24 10:05 

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Island Life: Blooming bright...

A desert rose plant blooms in Waikoloa Village. (Victoria McKinney/Community Contributor)...

 2020-11-24 10:05 

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NFL makes history with all-Black officiating crew for Monday Night Football...

TAMPA, Fla. — An all-Black officiating crew worked an NFL game for the first time in league history when the Los Angeles Rams faced the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Monday night....

 2020-11-24 10:05 

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Announcements: November 24, 2020...

DWS extends appointment only in-person services...

 2020-11-24 10:05 

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Letters to the Editor: November 24, 2020...

Electoral College is an elegant compromise...

 2020-11-24 10:05 

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Canceling student debt would backfire on Biden...

President-elect Joe Biden is under pressure to do something that sounds bold and progressive when he takes office: Cancel the student debt of millions of Americans. If he really wants to help the most financially challenged, however, there are much better...

 2020-11-24 02:06 

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Kona man facing theft, drug charges...

A 35-year-old Kailua-Kona man is facing an array of theft and drug offenses following a traffic stop last week in Ka'u....

 2020-11-24 02:06 

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Big Island police arrest 33 for suspected drunken driving...

Hawaii Island police arrested 33 motorists for suspected drunken driving between Nov. 16 and Sunday. Nine of the drivers were involved in a traffic crash and one was younger than age 21....

 2020-11-23 22:05 

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Hawaii Island COVID-19 case count reaches 1,551...

Hawaii Island reported 10 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, bringing the island's total case count to 1,551....

 2020-11-23 10:05 

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NFL capsules: Mahomes rallies Chiefs late for 35-31 win over Raiders...

LAS VEGAS — Patrick Mahomes threw a 22-yard touchdown pass to Travis Kelce with 28 seconds to play, and the Kansas City Chiefs avenged their only loss in the last 12 months with a 35-31 victory over the Las Vegas Raiders on Sunday night....

 2020-11-23 10:05 

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Forest forum: Input sought on proposed Natural Area Reserve in South Kona...

Community input on a proposal to add a 1,260-acre South Kona parcel to the Hawaii Natural Area Reserve system is being sought by the state Department of Land and Natural Resources Division of Forestry and Wildlife....

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