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President Biden supports national marine sanctuary for Pacific Remote IslandsThe potential new National Marine Sanctuary identified in the Presidential Memorandum would conserve 777,000 square miles, including the existing Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument. March 21, 2023 · 01:47pm
Victim in reported shark attack in Waikōloa was visiting from UtahThe Hawaiʻi State Division of Aquatic Resources took down shark warning signs on Monday at ʻAnaehoʻomalu Bay on Hawai‘i Island, following an apparent encounter over the weekend.
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Freon leak from a damaged refrigerator forces Sack N Save in Hilo to temporarily close
Hawai‘i Fire Department responded to the hazmat situation after receiving reports of unknown white smoke originating from a machine room in the back of the store, spreading out into the store floor.
Fire at Hawaiian Ocean View Estates destroys large family home; occupants evacuated
A fire destroyed a family house valued at $525,000 at Hawaiian Ocean View Estates on the Big Island, but there were no injuries.
Hawai‘i police seek help finding 15-year-old girl
Hawai‘i police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating 15-year-old Jaidon Wieland-Vierra who was reported as a runaway.
President Biden supports national marine sanctuary for Pacific Remote Islands
The potential new National Marine Sanctuary identified in the Presidential Memorandum would conserve 777,000 square miles, including the existing Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument.
Victim in reported shark attack in Waikōloa was visiting from Utah
The Hawaiʻi State Division of Aquatic Resources took down shark warning signs on Monday at ʻAnaehoʻomalu Bay on Hawai‘i Island, following an apparent encounter over the weekend.
Bills on campaign contributions, lobbying, gifts pass Hawaiʻi legislature; headed to governor
Ethics reform measures relating to campaign contributions, lobbying and gifts have passed both the Hawaiʻi State Senate and House of Representatives, and now head to Gov. Josh Green’s desk for signature.
Kupu seeking Big Island applicants for conservation leadership program
The Kupu leadership program is for recent high school graduates, college graduates and young professionals who are looking to establish a career in conservation.
County seeks candidates for Fire Appeals Board
County officials are looking for residents interested in serving on the Fire Appeals Board.
2 Hawai‘i police detectives involved in fatal shooting in Kona to return to full duty
Two Hawaiʻi Island police detectives have been cleared to go back to active duty while two investigations continue for the March 10 fatal shooting of 32-year-old Kainoa Kahele-Bishop of Kailua-Kona.
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2018 Kīlauea eruption destroyed Hawaiian Volcano Observatory’s home; now its getting a new one in Hilo
Maui Matsuri accepting entries for Art Contest
The 21st annual Maui Matsuri is now accepting entries for its Art Contest from eligible students who can win up to $100 in cash prizes. The Maui Matsuri Art Contest is sponsored by HouseMart Ben Franklin Crafts Maui.
Emma Donovan & The Putbacks, voices of Australia’s soul music make their Maui debut
The Maui Arts & Cultural Center presents in a Maui debut, Australia’s Emma Donovan & The Putbacks featuring the acclaimed Indigenous vocalist and the Melbourne rhythm combo. The concert is in Castle Theater Saturday, April 8 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets go on sale online only Wednesday, March 22 at 10 a.m.
Maui hotels lead the counties in February 2023 Hawai‘i Hotel Performance Report
Maui County hotels led the rest of the counties throughout the state in the February 2023 Hawaiʻi Hotel Performance Report published by the Hawaiʻi Tourism Authority with a RevPAR of $465, ADR of $655, and occupancy of 71%.
Council committee accepting East Maui Regional Community Board applications
The East Maui Regional Community Board will appoint the director and set policies for the new East Maui Community Water Authority, which is responsible for a long-range watershed-management plan.
3 hikers rescued from Kalalau Trail
According to preliminary reports, personnel with Rescue 3 aboard Air 1 responded to the incident shortly before 3:20 p.m. on a report of distressed hikers.
A Pacific Remote Islands national marine sanctuary supported by President Biden
President Biden signed a Presidential Memorandum directing the U.S. Commerce Secretary to conserve 777,000 square miles of ocean, including the existing Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument.
Brown water advisories for south-facing shores on Kauaʻi
The Hawaiʻi State Department of Health has issued a brown water advisory on March 21 for south-facing shores, from Kukuiʻula Bay to Keoniloa Bay, and at Salt Pond Beach Park on Kauaʻi.
Kauaʻi Red Cross 2023 Volunteer of the Year deployed to Wisconsin to help Afghan refugees
At U.S. Army Fort McCoy, Kauaʻi Red Cross volunteer Michael Crane distributed comfort supplies to the thousands of Afghan refugees housed at the base following the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan.