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Monday, September 27, 2021

Heavy Rains Threaten Flooding on Big Island Monday Night

The public is advised to stay away from streams, drainage ditches and low lying areas prone to flooding.
Monday, September 27, 2021

DOT Plans Repair of 4 Bridges on Hāmākua Coast Over Next 5 Years

The Hawaiʻi Department of Transportation on Monday released news of permanent repair plans for Kolekole Bridge, as well as three bridges along the Hāmākua Coast.
Monday, September 27, 2021

Kona Commons October Artisan Market

More than 55 vendors from around the island will offer a variety of curated products to shoppers.
Monday, September 27, 2021

Teachers in Hilo, Kona Protest Lack of Voice in DOE Policies

More than 40 Big Island educators gathered outside the State Office Building in Hilo on the afternoon of Friday, Sept. 24 for an informational picket to raise awareness of what they say are unsafe and inappropriate conditions for teachers at Hawai´i schools.
Monday, September 27, 2021

Hawaiʻi Closes in on 2 Million Vaccine Doses Administered

The state’s two-week average is now 339 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 4.2%.
Monday, September 27, 2021

UH Hilo to Host Forum on Maunakea Master Plan, as CIP Funds Released for Telescope Removal

Governor David Ige recently released $900,000 in capital improvement project funding for telescope removal at Mauna Kea for the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo.
Monday, September 27, 2021

County to Reconfigure North Kona Traffic Light Patterns

The Hawai´i County Traffic Division will be retiming and coordinating traffic signals in the North Kona area beginning Sept. 28 in an effort to ease roadway congestion, particularly during peak usage hours.
Monday, September 27, 2021

10-Digit Dialing for Local Calls Begins October 24th

Your telephone number, including current area code, will not change.
Sunday, September 26, 2021

Kona Motorcyclist Dies in Napo‘opo‘o Crash

Anyone who may have witnessed the collision should contact Officer Jason Foxworthy at (808) 326-4646 ext. 229 or email at [email protected]
Sunday, September 26, 2021

Hawaii Island’s First ‘Vax Da Max” Winner Awarded $500 from McDonald’s

David Lim, McDonald’s of Hawaii owner/operator on Hawaii Island, awarded Conall $400 in Arch Cards® and 100,000 MyMcDonald’s Rewards points.
Sunday, September 26, 2021

North Atlantic Jet Stream Could Result in Drastic Weather

Weather events such as this summer’s floods in Europe are a recent example of how the North Atlantic jet stream affects weather patterns in the short term.
Sunday, September 26, 2021

Police Seeking East Hawai‘i Runaway John Histo III

He is described as being Hawaiian with a brown complexion, 5 feet 6 inches tall, 120 pounds, with short black hair and brown eyes.
Sunday, September 26, 2021

New Cases Continue to Dip

A total of 4,214 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 757 have died.
Sunday, September 26, 2021

Hawaii State Energy Office Seeks Candidates

The Energy Office, in partnership with the Hawaiʻi Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Commission, is hiring for the second year of its mission-oriented Climate Ready VISTA Corps to create job opportunities.
Sunday, September 26, 2021

Sergeant Thomas Receives Haweo Award

This case was one of many occasions in which Sergeant Chun-Ming exemplified his professional and compassionate nature combined with great instincts and a strong work ethic.
Sunday, September 26, 2021

County Building Atrium to be Illuminated to Honor Fallen Firefighters

Hawaiʻi County will illuminate the county building atrium at 25 Aupuni St. in Hilo the color red from sundown tonight, through sunrise on Sunday, Oct. 3.
Saturday, September 25, 2021

11 Active COVID Cases Reported at HCCC

There are currently 11 active COVID-19 cases among inmates at Hawaiʻi Community Correctional Center.
Saturday, September 25, 2021

State to Receive Federal Funding to Address Youth Mental Health Crisis

The mental health of Hawaiʻi’s keiki has suffered as the COVID-19 pandemic forced the world to adjust to a new normal of socially distanced lives.
Saturday, September 25, 2021

Reported Daily COVID Cases Dip Slightly on Big Island

The Hawaiʻi Department of Health reported 408 new COVID-19 cases Saturday, bringing the statewide total to 77,777.
Saturday, September 25, 2021

One Dead After Single-Vehicle Crash in Kaʻū

A Nāʻālehu man is dead after a single-vehicle crash in Kaʻū Friday, Sept. 24.
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