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 2021-02-20 04:13 

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State to Lower Age Limit on Vaccine Eligibility 'Soon'...

Vaccination eligibility is about to expand in Hawai'i to a slightly younger demographic....

 2021-02-20 03:08 

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Ball Python, Iguana Found in Honolulu on Back-to-Back Days...

Persons possessing illegal animals are subject to severe penalties, including fines of up to $200,000 and up to three years in prison....

 2021-02-20 02:35 

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Hawai'i Considers 'Magic Mushrooms' as Medicine...

A proposal to decriminalize "magic mushrooms" will be heard by the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday morning at the State Capitol....

 2021-02-19 23:24 

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County Imposters Spread Inaccurate COVID Policies at Puna Businesses, Officials Say...

Imposters posing to be county officials have been reported to be disseminating inaccurate information about COVID-19 policies and procedures in the Puna District....

 2021-02-19 22:30 

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Big Island Reports 10th COVID Case This Week...

The state's two-week average is 41 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 0.8%....

 2021-02-19 20:10 

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HPD Weekly Outstanding Warrants: Feb. 19, 2021...

Hawai'i Police Department released its weekly list of outstanding warrants....

 2021-02-19 19:12 

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UH Scientists Excited to Search for Ancient Life on Mars After Successful Rover Landing...

With the successful landing of the rover, Perseverance, on Mars, University of Hawaii at Mnoa scientists will now start their search for signs of ancient life....

 2021-02-19 17:59 

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DWS Now Accepting Submissions for Annual Keiki Water Conservation Contest...

The Department of Water Supply (DWS) is now accepting entries for its 3rd Annual Keiki Water Conservation Poster Contest open to Big Island students island-wide who attend kindergarten through the fifth grade....

 2021-02-19 17:44 

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Makea Stream Bridge Closed Due to Safety Concerns...

The Makea Stream Bridge on Kaupakuea Homestead Road will be closed effective immediately due to the undermining of the bridge abutments....

 2021-02-19 17:16 

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Hawaii County Weather Forecast for February 19, 2021...

Hilo Today: Scattered showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Southeast wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light south southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible. Tonigh...

 2021-02-19 16:00 

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Hawaii County Surf Forecast for February 19, 2021...

Forecast for South Big Island and Big Island North and East Shores Today Saturday Surf Surf AM PM AM PM North Facing 2-4 2-4 2-4 2-4 East Facing 2-4 2-4 2-4 2-4 South Facing 0-2 0-2 1-3 1-3 TODAY Weather Mostly cloudy. Showers likely. High Temperature In ...

 2021-02-19 02:18 

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Big Island's Coronavirus Decline Not Linked to Less Testing...

Recent numbers represent state and county lows since the summer of 2020....

 2021-02-19 01:23 

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Thunderstorm May Bring Hail to Miloli'i...

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has forecast a strong thunderstorm that will impact an area of West Hawai'i Island....

 2021-02-18 23:26 

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VOLCANO WATCH: What's going on at Klauea's Summit Lava Lake?...

The rise of the lava lake has been interrupted by several plateaus, and even drops, in level over the past few weeks....

 2021-02-18 22:50 

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Flood Advisory Issued For West Hawaii...

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a flood advisory the Big Island though Thursday afternoon....

 2021-02-18 22:31 

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Big Island Identifies 7 New COVID Cases...

Hawai'i's two-week average is 43 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 0.9%....

 2021-02-18 21:34 

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HPD Renews Request for Help Finding Runaway Teen...

Hawaii Police are renewing their request for the public's assistance in locating a 16-year-old girl reported as a runaway two years ago....

 2021-02-18 19:25 

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Police Seek Public's Help Finding Missing Hilo Man...

Hawai'i Police are asking for the public's assistance in locating a missing Hilo man....

 2021-02-18 19:08 

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Winter Weather Advisory in Effect for Big Island Summits...

A winter weather advisory is in effect for Big Island summits through this evening....

 2021-02-18 17:28 

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HPD Renews Request for Help to Find Missing Teen...

Hawai'i Police are renewing their request for the public's assistance in locating a 17-year-old girl, who was reported as a runaway last year....

 2021-02-18 17:21 

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Police Arrest 26 For DUI...

DUI roadblocks and patrols will continue islandwide....

 2021-02-18 17:15 

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Hawaii County Weather Forecast for February 18, 2021...

Hilo Today: Occasional showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 79. East southeast wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. Tonight: Occas...

 2021-02-18 16:00 

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Hawaii County Surf Forecast for February 18, 2021...

Forecast for South Big Island and Big Island North and East Shores Today Friday Surf Surf AM PM AM PM North Facing 2-4 2-4 2-4 2-4 East Facing 2-4 2-4 2-4 2-4 South Facing 0-2 0-2 0-2 0-2 TODAY Weather Mostly cloudy. Showers likely and a slight chance of ...

 2021-02-18 02:56 

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 2021-02-18 01:18 

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Two Louisiana Residents Charged with Bribing Airport Screeners...

Two visitors were arrested on Feb. 12 at the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport, accused of trying to bribe airport screeners to allow them to bypass the State's mandatory Safe Travels rules....

 2021-02-18 01:07 

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DOH Reports 29 New COVID-19 Cases Statewide...

The Hawai'i Department of Health reported 29 new cases of coronavirus Tuesday, raising the statewide total to 26,935....

 2021-02-17 22:50 

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Hawaii County Weather Forecast for February 17, 2021...

Hilo This Afternoon: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 74 by 5pm. East southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except ...

 2021-02-17 22:47 

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Hawaii County Surf Forecast for February 17, 2021...

Forecast for South Big Island and Big Island North and East Shores Today Thursday Surf Surf AM PM AM PM North Facing 3-5 3-5 3-5 3-5 East Facing 2-4 2-4 2-4 2-4 South Facing 2-4 2-4 2-4 2-4 TODAY Weather Partly sunny. Showers likely with isolated thunders...

 2021-02-17 21:21 

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Viewer Photo: Hawaiian Monk Seal Soaks Up Rays at Kahena Beach...

Marion Dodge captured an image of a Hawaiian Monk Seal lounging on Kahena Beach the morning of Feb. 16....

 2021-02-17 20:47 

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KTA Annual 5th Grade Poster Contest Goes Virtual...

KTA Super Stores 33rd Annual 5th Grade Safety Poster Contest is going virtual with a "How Do You Shop Safely" theme....

 2021-02-17 16:00 

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Police Seek Public's Help Finding 16-Year-Old Runaway...

Hawai'i Police are asking for the public's assistance in locating a 16-year-old runaway....

 2021-02-17 14:00 

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February 17, 2021 Weather Forecast...

There are no active watches, warnings or advisories Our weather team will bring you any urgent weather alerts or updates as they occur. Check our breaking news section for the latest. Hilo Overnight: Scattered showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63....

 2021-02-17 04:13 

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Kapoho Woman Fights for Her Life After Valentine's Day Carjacking...

A Kapoho woman is fighting for her life after being intentionally struck twice by a stolen vehicle in Puna on Valentine's Day....

 2021-02-17 03:27 

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Vaccine Passport Program Won't Discriminate...

The vaccine passport will be used for more than travel, where it will exempt anyone arriving in the islands from all quarantine and testing requirements. It will also likely apply to sizable public gatherings....

 2021-02-17 02:56 

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Suspect in Reported Puna Carjacking Charged With Second-Degree Attempted Murder...

A Phoa man was charged with attempted murder and an array of other offenses following a reported carjacking in Kalapana on Valentine's Day....

 2021-02-17 02:11 

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Vaccine Shipments Delayed by Winter Weather Will Still Arrive This Week...

Hawai'i is currently in a portion of the vaccination cycle during which many kpuna are set to receive their second shots....

 2021-02-16 23:00 

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Imiloa Astronomy Center Celebrates 15th Birthday...

Sponsored by KTA Super Stores, this year's birthday theme is "Celebrating Our Great Outdoors."...

 2021-02-16 22:42 

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DOH Reports 17 New COVID Cases Statewide...

Hawai'i's two-week average is 50 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 1%....

 2021-02-16 22:13 

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Ka' Charged Following Ocean View Vehicle Theft, Burglary...

Anyone who may have information about this incident is asked to call the department's non-emergency line....

 2021-02-16 21:10 

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'Day at the Capitol' Event Set on March 4...

Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month in Hawai'i is part of a national campaign to raise public awareness and build understanding....

 2021-02-16 20:52 

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Located Runaway Teen Disappears Again...

A recently located runaway teen has disappeared again....

 2021-02-16 20:07 

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Mahukona Beach Park Closed Due to High Surf...

Mahukona Beach Park is closed due to high surf....

 2021-02-16 19:14 

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Woman in Critical Condition After Being Struck by Her Stolen Car in Puna...

A woman is in critical condition after a man reportedly struck her with her own vehicle during a suspected carjacking in Puna on Valentine's Day...

 2021-02-16 18:17 

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US Attorney for Hawaii Kenji Price to Resign...

US Attorney Kenji M. Price for the District of Hawai'i offered his letter of resignation to President Joe Biden on Feb. 12....

 2021-02-16 17:55 

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Marine Mammal Center Takes in Malnourished Hawaiian Monk Seal...

The Marine Mammal Center, the world's largest marine mammal hospital, admitted an endangered monk seal at its hospital and visitor center in Kailua-Kona....

 2021-02-16 16:00 

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High Surf Expected Off Big Island Through Tuesday...

Expect strong breaking waves, shore break, and strong longshore and rip currents making swimming difficult and dangerous....

 2021-02-16 14:00 

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February 16, 2021 Weather Forecast...

There are no active watches, warnings or advisories Our weather team will bring you any urgent weather alerts or updates as they occur. Check our breaking news section for the latest. Hilo Overnight: Scattered showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63....

 2021-02-16 13:15 

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'Vaccine Passport' to Offer Quarantine Alternative...

Lt. Gov. Josh Green said he is hopeful the program will include mainland travel by May 1....

 2021-02-16 04:41 

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Police Seek Wanted Big Island Woman...

Police ask anyone who see Armstrong or know her whereabouts to call 911....

 2021-02-15 23:16 

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VIDEO: Mother/Calf Humpback Pairs Abound in Hawaii...

Ocean goers of all kinds are asked to take precautions not to harm, disturb or otherwise disrupt the pairs in their natural habitat....

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