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Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Police Charge Big Island Man With Abuse

A Hilo man was arrested and charged with abuse of family or household member after a reported domestic dispute last weekend.
Tuesday, February 23, 2021

UPDATE: Power Restored to Hawaiian Electric Customers in Honoka‘a Area

More than 2,200 Hawaiian Electric customers are without power from Papaikou to Kalopa and Honoka‘a/Pa‘auilo areas.
Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Main Break Cuts Off Water to Portion of E. Hawai‘i

A DWS water tanker will be located near the Pāpa‘ikou Community Gym on Old Māmalahoa Highway for the public’s use.
Tuesday, February 23, 2021

County Offers Hazardous Household Waste Collections

Hawai‘i County is offering household waste collection services at two recycling transfer stations next month.
Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Kona Blood Drive Now Through Thursday

If you have had COVID-19, your plasma could help save the lives of those currently battling the virus throughout the state. 
Tuesday, February 23, 2021

47 New COVID Cases Identified Across All Islands

The state’s two-week average is 49 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 1.1%.
Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Police ID Human Remains Discovered in Puna

Hawai‘i Police have identified the male victim whose body was found buried in a shallow grave in the Aloha Estates subdivision of Puna.
Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Section of Aliʻi Drive Reduced to One Lane for Roadwork

A portion of Aliʻi Drive is reduced to one lane as the Public Works Highways Maintenance Division conducts roadwork in front of the King Kamehameha Hotel.
Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Hawai‘i to Receive Nearly $14 Mil to Improve Public Housing Statewide

The Hawai‘i Public Housing Authority (HPHA) will receive a $13,862,820 grant to repair and renovate public housing in Hawai‘i.
Tuesday, February 23, 2021

HFD Rescues Injured Hiker

Emergency responders from the Kaumana District responded to a 2:08 pm call Monday.
Monday, February 22, 2021

HPD Seeks Missing Pāhoa Teen Reported as Runaway

Rodrigues was last seen in the Nanawale Estates area on Feb. 15, 2021, at midnight.
Monday, February 22, 2021

Governor, First Lady, Cabinet and Staff Receive COVID-19 Vaccinations

Gov. Ige and First Lady Dawn Amano-Ige received their first COVID-19 vaccinations at Washington Place.
Monday, February 22, 2021

County Road Closures

Big Island road Closures Feb. 22–Feb. 27.
Monday, February 22, 2021

OP-ED: We Can’t All be Heroes, But We Can All Wear Masks

Wearing a mask might save a life, maybe even yours.
Monday, February 22, 2021

Governor Ige Orders Flags at Half-staff

Today the US marks a half-million COVID-19 deaths since the pandemic began.
Monday, February 22, 2021

DOH Reports 52 New COVID Cases Monday

The state’s two-week average is 45 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 1%.
Monday, February 22, 2021

Hotel Numbers Remained Grim in January

If the state’s hotel occupancy for January 2021 was calculated based on the pre-pandemic room supply from January 2019, occupancy would be 21.5% for the month.
Monday, February 22, 2021

Big Island High Surf Advisory to Last Several Days

The National Weather Service has issued a high surf advisory for the entire state of Hawai‘i into the weekend. 
Monday, February 22, 2021

HMSA Donation to Help Future Doctors

The Learning Innovations Center within the Office of Medical Education at JABSOM will continue to evolve medical training to meet the changing needs of Hawaiʻi’s health care system.
Sunday, February 21, 2021

Water Shut-off Notice

Water will be temporarily turned off on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021.
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