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Wednesday, December 01, 2021

State Seeks Big Island Nominations for BLNR

The state is seeking a person from the Big Island to serve on the Board of Land and Natural Resources.
Wednesday, December 01, 2021

Runaway Teen Found Safe

A 17-year-old teen was found in good health on Tuesday.
Wednesday, December 01, 2021

Tune In: BIIF Girls Volleyball Match Tonight

The undefeated Kamehameha Warriors will host the Hilo Vikings for the BIIF Division 1 Girls Volleyball Championship tonight
Wednesday, December 01, 2021

3 New COVID Cases Reported on Big Island

The Hawaiʻi Department of Health reported 108 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, bringing the statewide total to 87,772.
Wednesday, December 01, 2021

Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park Plans Flight Operations in December

The skies above Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park will be busy throughout December with several flight operations planned.
Wednesday, December 01, 2021

Portion of Highway 11 Reopened Following Clearing of Downed Trees, Utility Lines

A portion of Highway 11 in Mountain View is closed due to fallen trees and utility lines near South Pszyk Road.
Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Public Help Sought Finding Runaway Teen

Authorities seek the public’s help locating a Hilo teen reported as a runaway.
Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Ige Orders Flags to Half-Staff in Honor of Former Mayor Anderson

Anderson was the first woman to serve as mayor of the City and County of Honolulu.
Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Big Island Rolls Back Some Virus Restrictions

Mayor Mitch Roth signed the Mayor’s COVID-19 Emergency Rule No. 19 on Tuesday, easing various COVID-19 restrictions throughout Hawaiʻi County.
Tuesday, November 30, 2021

HELCO to Conduct Aerial Checks of Transmission Lines Next Month

If you hear a helicopter flying low in your neighborhood during the early portion of December, have no fear, it’s only your local electric company.
Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Kāpa‘au Man Charged in Alleged Domestic Incident

A Big Island man faces several charges following an alleged domestic incident involving his mother Nov. 27.
Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Pālamanui Forest Preserve Will Be a ‘Living Laboratory’

Thanks to an agreement between the University of Hawai‘i and the state Division of Forestry and Wildlife, Hawai‘i Community College students will be able to learn “indigenous wisdom” firsthand via the management of a lowland dry forest.
Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Hurricane Season 2021 Recap

With hurricane season now over, experts report below-average activity for the second year in a row.
Tuesday, November 30, 2021

FEMA Funds Awarded for Improvements to Waianuenue Avenue Bridge

More than $1 million in federal funding is being allocated for work on the Waianuenue Avenue Bridge in Hilo.
Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Sewer Main Repair Causes Traffic Change at Kapu‘e Stream Bridge

Traffic will be impacted by planned repairs to an existing sewer main off Highway 19 north of Hilo.
Tuesday, November 30, 2021

COVID Booster Recommended for All Vaccinated Adults

Hawai‘i Department of Health (DOH) is recommending all adults vaccinated against COVID-19 receive a booster shot.
Tuesday, November 30, 2021

2 New COVID Cases Reported on Big Island

The Hawaiʻi Department of Health reported 79 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday, bringing the statewide total to 87,664.
Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Coconut Island Pedestrian Bridge to Temporarily Close

The pedestrian bridge to Coconut Island in Hilo will be closed starting Dec. 7 for repairs on bridge handrails.
Tuesday, November 30, 2021

State to Test Outdoor Warning Siren System

The all-hazard Outdoor Siren Warning System for Public Safety is one part of Hawaiʻi’s Statewide Alert & Warning System used to notify the public during emergencies. 
Tuesday, November 30, 2021

DLIR to Open Offices Statewide Wednesday

The state Department of Labor & Industrial Relations will open offices statewide beginning on Wednesday.
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