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 2022-07-07 01:33 

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HFD Responds to Brush Fire in Ka...

Hawaii Fire Department has responded to a brush fire in Ka in the Discovery Harbor Subdivision....

 2022-07-06 22:45 

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Daniel K. Inouye TSA Recovers Unloaded Firearm in Passenger's Carry-On at Security Checkpoint...

Officers with the Transportation Security Administration at the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport recently recovered an unloaded 9 mm Glock 19 handgun in the carry-on luggage of a male passenger....

 2022-07-06 21:49 

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17 Motorists Arrested for DUI...

During the week of June 27, 2022, through July 03, 2022, Hawai'i police arrested 17 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant....

 2022-07-06 21:18 

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HPD Seeks Public Help Finding Missing Phoa Woman...

Authorities are seeking the public's help locating a missing Phoa woman....

 2022-07-06 19:28 

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Weekly COVID Update: 516 New Cases Confirmed on Big Island...

The state Department of Health reported 4,381 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, June 29, bringing the statewide total to 313,076....

 2022-07-06 18:54 

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Runaway Teen Found Safe...

Police locate runaway teen in good health....

 2022-07-06 17:16 

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Hawaii County Weather Forecast for July 06, 2022...

Hilo Today: Mostly cloudy with scattered showers. Highs 78 to 83 near the shore to 61 to 70 at 4000 feet. Northeast winds up to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent. Tonight: Mostly cloudy with numerous showers. Lows 63 to 72 near the shore to around 56 at 4...

 2022-07-06 16:30 

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Revitalize Puna Event Will Share Progress on Projects Rebuilding After Lava Flow...

The County of Hawai'i's Disaster Recovery Division and County Council District 4 will host itsquarterly Revitalize Puna community activation on Tuesday, July 12....

 2022-07-06 16:00 

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Hawaii County Surf Forecast for July 06, 2022...

Forecast for Big Island Leeward Shores Today Thursday Surf Surf AM PM AM PM West Facing 0-2 0-2 0-2 0-2 South Facing 0-2 0-2 1-3 1-3 TODAY Weather Mostly sunny. Scattered showers. High Temperature In the mid 80s. Winds South winds around 5 mph, becoming w...

 2022-07-06 05:34 

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Former State Senate Majority Leader Kalani English Sentenced to Federal Prison...

A former state legislator has been sentenced to serve time in federal prison for wire fraud....

 2022-07-06 04:00 

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Police Seek Hilo Runaway...

Hawai'i Island police are asking for the public's assistance in locating 16-year-old Ezra Lyn Kirkpatrick of Hilo, who is reported as a runaway....

 2022-07-06 03:00 

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Flags Ordered to Half-Staff for Victims of Illinois Parade Shooting...

At the direction of the President of the United States, Gov. David Ige has ordered that the United States flag and the Hawai'i state flag will be flown at half-staff immediately, until sunset on Saturday, July 9, as a mark of respect for the victims o...

 2022-07-06 02:56 

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Council to Consider Overriding Roth Veto on Housing Program Revolving Fund...

A measure that made the language in the county's housing program revolving fund code more specific as to how it can be used was vetoed by Mayor Mitch Roth. The County Council on Wednesday, July 6, will revisit the issue — and could consider over...

 2022-07-06 02:00 

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Ige Signs 4 Bills to Fight Climate Change...

Gov. David Ige signed into law a package of bills that advance the governor's priorities to fight climate change and transition to a clean energy economy as soon as possible, Ige's office stated in a news release Tuesday....

 2022-07-06 00:44 

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DOH: Wastewater Discharge Enters Hilo Bay...

Approximately 3,000 gallons of wastewater discharge entered into Hilo Bay Monday evening, the Department of Health reported....

 2022-07-06 00:00 

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Virtual Hurricane Resource Fairs Happening Later This Month...

The Office of Housing and Community Development and Civil Defense Administration will be co-hosting virtual resource fairs on hurricane readiness through July, The County of Hawaii announced....

 2022-07-05 22:39 

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HPD Identifies Motorcyclist Killed in Honom Traffic Crash...

Authorities have identified a motorcyclist killed in a traffic crash in the Hmkua District on the Fourth of July as Malvin Reyes of Pepe'eke....

 2022-07-05 20:39 

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Man Charged With Murder for 1978 Kalapana Death...

A 72-year-old man was indicted for murder in a 1978 cold case investigation, the prosecutor's office stated today, Tuesday, July 5....

 2022-07-05 20:00 

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2 Hawai'i Vietnam Veterans Awarded Medal of Honor...

President Joe Biden awarded the Medal of Honor, Tuesday to four Army soldiers, two of which were from Hawaii, for their heroism during the Vietnam War....

 2022-07-05 18:36 

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Fire Crews Battle Brush Fire in North Kohala...

A brush fire that ignited along Akoni Pule Highway on Monday has scorched 50 to 60 acres and is estimated to be 70% contained....

 2022-07-05 18:23 

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Motorcyclist Dies in Traffic Crash in Hmkua District...

Authorities are investigating a fatal motorcycle crash in the Hmkua District Monday night that closed a portion of Highway 19 in both directions in Honom for several hours....

 2022-07-05 17:30 

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Free Air Force Band of the Pacific Concert in Honokaa...

The County of Hawaii Department of Parks and Recreation invites the community to a freeconcert by the Air Force Band of the Pacific's Papana Jazz Ensemble, performing atthe Historic Honokaa People's Theatre on Wednesday, July 6, at 5 p.m....

 2022-07-05 17:15 

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Hawaii County Weather Forecast for July 05, 2022...

Hilo Today: Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming partly sunny. Scattered showers. Highs 78 to 83 near the shore to 62 to 71 at 4000 feet. Northeast winds up to 15 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent. Tonight: Mostly cloudy with scattered showers. Lows 63 ...

 2022-07-05 16:30 

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County Food Specialist Selected for Prestigious Bloomberg American Health Fellowship...

Sarah Freeman, a food systems specialist with the Department of Research and Development, has been accepted into the 2022 Bloomberg American Health Initiative Fellowship at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, the County of Hawaii announce...

 2022-07-05 16:00 

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Hawaii County Surf Forecast for July 05, 2022...

Forecast for Big Island Leeward Shores Today Wednesday Surf Surf AM PM AM PM West Facing 0-2 0-2 0-2 0-2 South Facing 1-3 1-3 1-3 1-3 TODAY Weather Sunny until 12 PM, then partly sunny. Scattered showers. High Temperature In the mid 80s. Winds East winds ...

 2022-07-05 09:08 

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Highway 19 at 13 Mile Marker in Honom Closed due to Accident...

The Hawai'i Police Department stated around 10 p.m. Monday that Highway 19 in Honom is closed due to a traffic collision....

 2022-07-05 06:47 

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Watch: 4th of July Parade, Fireworks in Kona...

Check out the Fourth of July parade and fireworks show in Kailua-Kona....

 2022-07-05 02:00 

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Maui Hunters Rally Against Wild Pig Contraceptive Feed...

About 50 members of Maui's Upcountry hunting community stood in demonstration on Sunday against HogStop feed, a feral pig feed and contraceptive available for use by private land owners on O'ahu and in the islands....

 2022-07-05 01:32 

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'Akoni Pule Highway North of Kohala Ranch Closed due to Brush Fire...

'Akoni Pule Highway near the 9 mile marker north of Kohala Ranch is closed due to brush fire, the Hawai'i Police Department reported Monday at 3:30 p.m....

 2022-07-05 01:01 

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Family Drag Show in Keauhou to Benefit Children's Advocacy Organization...

Pride Month may be over but a drag show in Keauhou plans to put on a performance every bit as festive as anything that took the stage in May....

 2022-07-05 00:00 

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Hawaiian New Zealand Flight Returns for First Time in 2 Years...

Hawaiian Airlines this weekend resumed its three-times-weekly service between Auckland Airport (AKL) and Honolulu's Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL), welcoming the first Kiwi travelers to Hawaii in two-plus years....

 2022-07-04 22:00 

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'The Tempest' Gets a Kid-Shakes Adaptation For Teens...

For the ninth year in a row, Hilo Community Players is adapting another Shakespearean tale for teens as part of its Shakespeare in the Park festival....

 2022-07-04 19:30 

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45th Annual Shakespeare in The Park: 'The Tempest' Opens This Week...

A swashbuckling comedy about freedom, redemption and recovery will grace stages in Hilo and Honoka'a this month during the 45th annual Shakespeare in the Park....

 2022-07-04 17:30 

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State Officials React to Supreme Court EPA Ruling...

State officials reacted this weekend to a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling that limits the Environmental Protection Agency's ability to regulate greenhouse gas emissions of power plants....

 2022-07-04 17:15 

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Hawaii County Weather Forecast for July 04, 2022...

Hilo Today: Partly sunny. Breezy. Numerous showers in the morning, then scattered showers in the afternoon. Highs around 81 near the shore to 64 to 71 at 4000 feet. North winds up to 15 mph shifting to the northeast in the afternoon. Chance of rain 70 per...

 2022-07-04 16:00 

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Hawaii County Surf Forecast for July 04, 2022...

Forecast for Big Island Leeward Shores Today Tuesday Surf Surf AM PM AM PM West Facing 0-2 0-2 0-2 0-2 South Facing 1-3 1-3 1-3 1-3 TODAY Weather Sunny. Isolated showers. High Temperature In the mid 80s. Winds South winds around 5 mph, becoming southwest ...

 2022-07-04 02:00 

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Life Care Center of Hilo Employee Wins Customer Service Award...

An employee at Life Care Center of Hilo was recently awarded for her dedication to customer service....

 2022-07-04 00:16 

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Police Seek Missing Mountain View Teen...

Big Island police are asking the public for help with finding a missing teen, who might be in need of medical assistance....

 2022-07-04 00:00 

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Fire Hydrant Flow Tests Scheduled This Week...

The county Department of Water Supply is notifying the public about fire hydrant flow tests happening this week in two locations on the Big Island....

 2022-07-03 22:00 

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Humpbacks Might Someday Steer Clear of Hawaii Because of Climate Change...

A new paper by a research team that included three University of Hawaii at Mnoa graduate students found that humpback whales might one day avoid Hawaiian waters because of climate change and increasing greenhouse gases....

 2022-07-03 20:08 

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Tool Can Detect Ancient 'Bio-Residues' on Earth And Beyond...

An innovative tool developed by University of Hawaii at Mnoa researchers could be a critical part of future NASA missions to detect life — existing or extinct — on Earth and other planets....

 2022-07-03 17:15 

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Hawaii County Weather Forecast for July 03, 2022...

Hilo Today: Mostly cloudy. Showers likely in the morning, then showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs around 83 near the shore to 69 to 74 at 4000 feet. Northeast winds up to 15 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent. Tonight: M...

 2022-07-03 16:30 

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Frustration, Infighting and Fired: What Happened During Phoa High's 'Stressful' Track Season?...

The Phoa track and field coaches spoke to Big Island Now in hopes that shedding light on the issues with be an impetus for change. If track is going to survive at Phoa, it needs to be treated like the other sports, such as football and volleyball, and not...

 2022-07-03 16:00 

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Hawaii County Surf Forecast for July 03, 2022...

Forecast for Big Island Leeward Shores Today Monday Surf Surf AM PM AM PM West Facing 0-2 0-2 0-2 0-2 South Facing 1-3 1-3 1-3 1-3 TODAY Weather Mostly sunny until 12 PM, then mostly cloudy. Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms. High Temper...

 2022-07-03 02:00 

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Roth Reaffirms County's Commitment to Climate Action...

Mayor Mitch Roth reaffirmed this week the county's commitment to climate action in the wake of a Supreme Court ruling limiting the Environmental Protection Agency's ability to regulate greenhouse gas emissions of power plants....

 2022-07-03 00:30 

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Aloha Theatre Offering Free Screening of Duke Documentary 'Waterman'...

The Aloha Theatre is presenting two free showings of the original documentary "Waterman" on July 9....

 2022-07-02 22:03 

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'I'm Really Proud of Kona' : Fill A Cruiser Food Drive Brings in Big Donations...

On Friday morning, Kahikina took up the familiar cause of raising food by helping raise food and money during the second annual "Fill A Cruiser Food Drive" at Costco in Kailua-Kona....

 2022-07-02 19:00 

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Ige Signs 3 Bills Supporting More Affordable Housing...

Gov. David Ige on Friday signed three bills into law that support the state's ongoing effort to build more affordable homes and provide families and individuals experiencing homelessness with the services they need....

 2022-07-02 17:16 

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Hawaii County Weather Forecast for July 02, 2022...

Hilo Today: Mostly cloudy. Occasional showers in the morning, then showers likely in the afternoon. Highs around 83 near the shore to 68 to 73 at 4000 feet. Northeast winds up to 15 mph. Chance of rain 90 percent. Tonight: Mostly cloudy with occasional sh...

 2022-07-02 16:30 

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Weekly Road Closures: July 2-8...

The state Department of Transportation issued its weekly list of road and lane closures for July 2-8....

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