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January 18, 2018

EXCLUSIVE: Gov. Ige Speaks with Big Island Now on False Missile Alert

Governor David Ige spoke with Big Island Now in an exclusive phone interview regarding the false missile alert that took place on Saturday, Jan. 13
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January 12, 2018

Stetson Not Required at Texas Island BBQ

David Costa and his wife, Mannilyn, have brought to the Big Island some very authentic Texas-style BBQ—right down to the longhorn décor on their food truck.
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December 19, 2017

An Ancient Grain Takes Root in Honomu

The tiny desserts were delicious—not too sweet. They were baked using sorghum flour, a grain not normally grown in the tiny Hawai‘i island town of Honomu.
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December 12, 2017

New Murals Add Aloha & Color to East Hawai‘i

Two new murals popped up in East Hawai‘i in November 2017—one in Honomu and another in the heart of downtown Hilo.
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December 11, 2017

Kailua Kalikimaka: Boat Parade Lights Up Kailua Bay

Kailua Kalikimaka sparks the holiday spirit with Annual Lighted Boat Parade.
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November 28, 2017

Whatta Waffle Hits the Road

Whatta Whaffle owners Sharla Sares and her husband, Craig, are turning out delicious waffles from their tiny truck.
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November 26, 2017

Big Islanders Brave Rain for Hilo’s Christmas Parade of Lights

Despite heavy rain, the Christmas spirit filled Downtown Hilo with lights, music and aloha.
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November 26, 2017

Ocean to Table in Hilo at Mo’s Fish & Chips

If you’re a fan of fish and chips, you’ll share my excitement in the fact that Mo’s Fish and Chips has (finally) opened in Hilo.
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October 30, 2017

Four Kailua-Kona Men Arrested in Robbery and Assault Investigations

As officers were responding to the affray, a male victim reported that four male suspects approached the victim and demanded money from him.
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September 19, 2017

‘I‘iwi Receives Protection Under Endangered Species Act

Officials say that ‘i‘iwi are now virtually gone from the islands of Lāna‘i, O‘ahu, Moloka‘i and West Maui, while the population on Kaua‘i is in steep decline.
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September 18, 2017

Drought Report: 90.65% of State Abnormally Dry or Drier

Hawai‘i island was the only island to have extreme drought present.
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September 11, 2017

25th Anniversary of Iniki: How Hurricane Irma Compares

On the 25th anniversary of Hawaii's costliest and damaging hurricane, Big Island Now compares Hurricane Iniki to Hurricane Irma.
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September 08, 2017

BLNR Approves State Boating Rules Changes

The Board of Land and Natural Resources approved amendments to a wide-range of state boating rules
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September 08, 2017

How to Prepare if Irma, Harvey Hit Hawaiʻi

One of the most powerful Atlantic hurricanes on record is set to make landfall in Florida on the eve of one of Hawaiʻi's most damaging hurricanes.
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September 08, 2017

Hawai‘i Supreme Court Orders Halt of Commercial Aquarium Fishery

State must study environmental impacts before permitting unlimited extraction of reef fish
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