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October 16, 2017

Island Air Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection

Island Air will file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, but officials said ticketing and flights will continue as normal
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October 15, 2017

Downed Tree Causes Possible Power Outages in Honomū

Residents say the tree fell around 8 a.m. down the street from Skyline Eco Adv--Akaka Falls on 220 (Old Mamalahoa Hwy).
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October 15, 2017

Artists Launch Statewide Mural Project in Celebration of Ka Papahana Kaiapuni

The Living Legacy Series is launching Ke Kanakolu, a project that uses art as a medium to invigorate Native Hawaiian identity while perpetuating Hawaiian values, language and culture.
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October 15, 2017

Hawai‘i is Among Top 10 Least Tax-Friendly States

Kiplinger has just released its Tax Map and Hawai‘i is among the top ten least friendly tax states in the country.
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October 14, 2017

Hawai‘i Tourism Authority Awards $3.5 Million to Hawaiian Programs

The Hawai‘i Tourism Authority (HTA) is providing funding of more than $3.5 million to 124 programs that are perpetuating Hawaiian culture, protecting natural resources and showcasing community events in 2018.
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October 12, 2017

State Makes it Easier for Businesses to Hire Veterans

The Department of Labor and Industrial Relations announced that businesses applying for tax credits for hiring veterans and others can now do it online.
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October 12, 2017

Governor Proclaims October Cyber Security Awareness Month

Oct. 2017 is Cyber Security Awareness Month in Hawai‘i and free cyber safety workshops are being offered to the public throughout the month.
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October 11, 2017

HPD Arrests 16 Motorists for DUI Violations: Oct. 2–8

During the week of Oct. 2 through 8, 2017, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 16 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant.
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October 09, 2017

Hawaiian Electric Warns About Phone Scammers

The company says that within recent weeks they have received dozens of fraud reports, with some customers paying hundreds of dollars to phone scammers.
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October 08, 2017

Domestic Violence Awareness Events Planned for October

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and the the Hawai‘i State Coalition Against Domestic Violence encourages community members to come together to keep each other safe.
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October 08, 2017

Nominations Open for 2018 SBA Small Business Awards

The U.S. Small Business Administration has opened the nominations for their prestigious Small Business Awards for 2018. 
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October 08, 2017

Public Given Free Access to Bestselling Book

The University of Hawai‘i Press and Kamehameha Schools are offering free access to the bestselling book Broken Trust: Greed, Mismanagement & Political Manipulation at America’s Largest Charitable Trust. 
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October 08, 2017

Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement Now Offers Low Income Home Loans

The Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement (CNHA) received certification authorizing it to package home loans under the USDA 502 loan program.
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October 08, 2017

Dept. of Health Awarded $3.5 Million for Home Visit Program

The Hawai‘i Department of Health has been awarded $3,510,137 in federal funding to support the state’s Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) program.
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October 06, 2017

Foundation Donates Over $2M to Hawai‘i Island Adult Care Project

The new building will feature open spaces for art/craft activities and physical fitness for elders along with quiet indoor spaces for reading and relaxing.
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