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Monday, May 10, 2021

Big Island COVID-19 Numbers Down Monday

No new COVID-related deaths were reported.
Monday, May 10, 2021

QNHCH to Offer Weekly Walk-Up Vaccination Clinic

Queen’s North Hawaii Community Hospital plans to offer weekly walk-in vaccination opportunities for all state residents aged 16 years and older.
Monday, May 10, 2021

VIDEO: Nine Hikers Cited For Trespassing on Anniversary of Mother’s Day Tragedy

On Mother’s Day, May 9, 1999, eight people were killed and nearly three dozen were hurt when rocks tumbled down the waterfall’s steep cliffs.
Monday, May 10, 2021

HPD Launches Unsolved Homicides Web Section

People with information pertaining to unsolved homicides may submit tips anonymously on the website.
Monday, May 10, 2021

Big Island Coronavirus Testing Schedule

Vaccines are available to all adults.
Monday, May 10, 2021

Toby Taniguchi Named to Hawaiian Electric Board

Taniguchi also leads Community First, a nonprofit founded by his late father, Barry Taniguchi, a forum for finding ideas to improve health and reduce medical costs on Hawaiʻi Island.
Sunday, May 09, 2021

UH Competition Winner’s Project May Help Rail Construction

Pulse Utility was one of three finalists which presented to a group of judges at the venture competition’s final virtual event on May 5.
Sunday, May 09, 2021

Hawaii to Receive $14 Million to Help Families with Rent

New Funding From the American Rescue Plan Follows The $352 Million In Rental Assistance Allocated to Hawai‘i.
Sunday, May 09, 2021

Eight New Cases Identified On Big Island

Eight new cases of the virus were identified on the Big Island Sunday, per DOH statistics.
Sunday, May 09, 2021

STARS Program Accepting Applications

Young women, ages 14 and up, are eligible to apply for this week-long summer program.
Sunday, May 09, 2021

Look Before you Lock your Car

The children that died from vehicular heatstroke ranged in age from five days to 14 years with more than half of the deaths, 54 percent, under two years of age.
Sunday, May 09, 2021

Inouye Secures Funding for 2 CIP Projects in District 4

Sen. Lorraine R. Inouye has secured $3.8 million in funding for two capital improvement projects in District 4.
Saturday, May 08, 2021

14 Tons of Ocean Debris Taken to Waikoloa Landfill

Two years worth of collected ocean debris was taken to the Waikoloa landfill over the past two weekends by volunteers with the Hawai‘i Wildlife Fund (HWF).
Saturday, May 08, 2021

Teacher Feature: Bill Chen, Kealakehe High

Bill Chen started as a Vice Principal at Kealakehe High School last summer but has worked in West Hawai’i schools for eight years.
Saturday, May 08, 2021

Rainfall Summary for April 2021

Most of the April rainfall totals across the Big Island were near to below average.
Saturday, May 08, 2021

DOH Reports 91 New COVID-19 Cases Statewide

The Hawai‘i Department of Health reported 91 new cases of coronavirus on Saturday.
Saturday, May 08, 2021

How Volcanic Eruptions, Hurricanes Affect Hawai‘i Island Rainfall

A team of earth and atmospheric scientists from the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa looked to the source—rainfall on Hawaiʻi Island to better understand how and where groundwater is recharged.
Saturday, May 08, 2021

Blaze Destroys Structure in Volcano Village

No injuries were reported following a structure fire in Volcano Village early this morning, May 8.
Saturday, May 08, 2021

Vaccinated Inter-County Travelers Allowed to Bypass COVID-19 Testing, Quarantine

Inter-county travelers who’ve received the COVID-19 vaccine will be able to bypass the pre-travel testing and/or quarantine requirement starting next week.
Saturday, May 08, 2021

Big Island Road Closures, May 8 to May 14

All projects are weather permitting.
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