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- County submits Puna road restoration designs to FEMAby Michael Brestovansky on October 18, 2021 at 10:05 am
Preliminary designs for road restoration projects in Lower Puna have been submitted to the Federal Emergency Management Agency for approval.
- Hawaii could strike it big in TV, film production after labor strife avoidedby Michael Brestovansky on October 17, 2021 at 10:05 am
Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, 2021 could be a record year for film and television production in Hawaii — especially now that a looming labor strike has been averted.
- New maps could pit incumbents against each other: Shifting legislative district lines draw scrutinyby none on October 17, 2021 at 10:05 am
Imagine someone reupholstering your chair — while you’re still sitting in it.
- Two injured in propane tank fireby none on October 16, 2021 at 10:05 am
The Hawaii Fire Department said a propane tank at a home in the Panaewa neighborhood of Hilo caught fire Thursday evening, sending two people to the hospital.
- HMC anti-body clinic mostly treats non-virus patientsby none on October 16, 2021 at 10:05 am
Hilo Medical Center has treated dozens of people in its monoclonal antibody treatment clinic since it opened last month.
- Enrollment increases at UH-Hiloby Michael Brestovansky on October 16, 2021 at 10:05 am
Enrollment at the University of Hawaii at Hilo is up this year compared to 2020, although it is still down from pre-pandemic numbers.
- Police nab five in warrant sweepby none on October 16, 2021 at 10:05 am
A multi-agency warrant sweep consisting of officers from the Hawaii Police Department, state Sheriff’s Department and Department of Land and Natural Resources was conducted Wednesday in Puna.
- Flags at half-staff for fallen officersby none on October 16, 2021 at 10:05 am
At the direction of President Joe Biden, Gov. David Ige has ordered that the U.S. flag and Hawaii state flag be flown at half-staff at the state capitol and upon all state offices and agencies as well as the Hawaii National Guard through midnight tonight. This action marks the National Peace Officers’ Memorial Service being held in Washington, D.C. to honor law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty and their families.
- Above-average rainfall predicted for Hawaii’s wet seasonby John Burnett on October 16, 2021 at 2:04 am
For the second wet season in a row, Hawaii is in a La Nina weather cycle, and the National Weather Service is forecasting above-average rainfall for the season.
- DOH reports 34 new COVID-19 cases in Hawaii Countyby none on October 15, 2021 at 10:12 pm
The state Department of Health is reporting 34 new cases of COVID-19 in Hawaii County today and 487 active cases, with 12 persons hospitalized.