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Portion of Kuakini Highway Closed due to Flooding

A portion of Kuakini Highway is closed due to flooding this evening.

Cooking Up Opportunity: La‘i‘ōpua 2020, HCC Offer Free Chance to Explore Culinary Careers

Have you ever watched a cooking show and thought, “I could do that”? How much time do you spend crafting culinary creations of your own in the kitchen? Do you ever think about cooking for a living?

Council Honors Kaʻū Patrol Officer For Lifesaving Actions

First responders have to bring calm to the chaos they find when they arrive at the scene of an incident. Hawaiʻi Police Department Officer Xylon Takata knows firsthand.

Hilo Community Players presents Musical ‘The Last Five Years’

Linda Winer of Newsday called it “an engaging chamber musical infused with intimate, emotionally perceptive, nonstop songs.” Maya Phillips of The New York Times summed it up as “a story impressively freed, not trapped, by its physical and creative limitations.” Jeremy Gerard of Bloomberg said it is a “giddily sorrowful eulogy for a brief marriage.”

Pāhoa Community Garden Nourishes Families and Teaches Children about the Land

Black Sands Beach subdivision is expanding its community garden with the help of committed volunteers and education.

Farm Vehicles Have New Safety Check Form to Fill Out

Farmers renewing their safety checks have a new form to fill out to do so.

Volcano Watch: Where’s That Lava Headed and When Will it Get There?

Although there is a great deal we do not know about what a volcano is about to do, we can make some short-term forecasts based on what is currently happening.

Instructors Asking for Feedback on Maunakea Teaching Telescope Plan

The University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo wants to know what the public thinks of its telescope plan.

Watch: Waipi‘o Valley Home Burns to the Ground

A residential home burned to the ground in Waipi‘o Valley Friday, a scene to which firefighters had difficulty responding given the remote location.

It’s Beer and Breakfast for NFL Fans Watching Games in Hawai’i

A melting pot of fanbases, early morning kickoffs, beers with your eggs and afternoons free when games wrap up, Hawai’i’s NFL experience is truly one-of-a-kind.

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What’s the Forecast for Hawai‘i’s Economic Recovery with Looming U.S. Recession?
Vibrant Hawaiʻi Announces Economic Development Strategy Micro-Investments
New Dining Options Open at Queens’ Marketplace Food Court
UHERO Economic Forecast For First Quarter of 2022 Optimistic
Big Island Businesses on Board With Decision to Lift COVID Restrictions
Artisan Market Sets up in The Brew Block This Sunday

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‘Freedom of Expression’ : Drag Performers More Than Just Pride Month
Hundreds Turn Out For 10th Anniversary Pride Parade, Festival
Parade, Festival Highlight Packed Pride Weekend in Hilo
Police Launch Backpack Drive for Students in Need

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Volcano Watch: Where’s That Lava Headed and When Will it Get There?
Volcano Watch: Ahuʻailāʻau Gets Geophysical ‘X-ray’ Using Ground Penetrating Radar
Volcano Watch: Recent Eruptions in Iceland Sparked Interest Far And Wide
Volcano Watch: A Bright Future for HVO’s Geodetic Network
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Kahikina Enters Final Hours of His Attempt to Break Record for Longest Continued Broadcast
KAPA DJ Kahikina Attempts to Break Record for Longest Continued Broadcast
A Hui Hou: KAPA FM Morning Show Hosts Jaz and Ka‘ea Announce Retirement
Tommy “Kahikina” Ching Returns to KAPA-FM as Afternoon DJ

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US Coral Reef Task Force Members Tour Hard-Hit Big Island Coral Ecosystem
High Surf Warning Extended Through Monday For South-Facing Shores
Darby to Bring High Surf, Rain to Big Island as it Passes South
County, State Close Beach Parks Ahead of High Surf For Southern Shores

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Lānaʻi photos sought for oral history project

Organizers of the project on Lānaʻi are currently inviting residents and former residents to contribute Lānaʻi photographs that will help to “ignite” further brainstorming by the artists and community about oral stories told by several residents.

St. Ann Waiheʻe Church youth learn about faith and Hawaiian cultural practices

St. Ann Waiheʻe parish enjoyed a laulau Hawaiian plate feast at their family faith formation kick-off on Sunday, Sept. 11, 2022. The purpose of the event was to celebrate a new way of learning about faith. 

Kāneʻohe man cited for lay net, boating violations

More than 1,000-feet of lay net, and two small boats were confiscated on Friday by DOCARE officers.

Grassroots people’s movement, ʻOnipaʻa 2022 public tour launches

Political hui, ‘Onipa’a 2022, announced the launch of their district tour, with a first public event set for Monday, Sept. 26, 2022 in Kīhei. The hui includes Maui County Council candidates Noelani Ahia, Nara Boone, Jordan Hocker, Gabe Johnson, Robin Knox, Tamara Paltin, Keani Rawlins-Fernandez, and Shane Sinenci.

Year of the Limu event shares information on proper harvesting and cultural importance

More than 20 species of seaweed were on display at a Year of the Limu community celebration Friday. Visitors got the opportunity to see up-close, touch, and even sample some of the varieties.

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County Announces Auction of Used Equipment, Supplies at Department of Water

The county will conduct a sealed bid auction of items no longer being used by the Department of Water.

Occasional Traffic Delays Scheduled at Kōloa Roundabout

Work at an intersection in Kōloa will likely cause occasional traffic delays this week.

Water to Be Temporarily Shut Off on Kīlauea Roadway

Water customers on a Kīlauea roadway are being notified that their service will be temporarily shut off one day this week.

Wailua Student Earns $10K Scholarship

A Kaua‘i High School graduate recently earned a heroic scholarship.

Farm Vehicles Have New Safety Check Form to Fill Out

Farmers renewing their safety checks have a new form to fill out to do so.