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Friday, September 23, 2022

Business

What’s the Forecast for Hawai‘i’s Economic Recovery with Looming U.S. Recession? By Nathan Christophel

You might have heard that when the United States economy goes one direction, about six months later Hawai‘i's economy follows suit.

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East Hawaii News

Search Continues For Man Reported Missing in 2020

Big Island police are again asking the public to help with finding a man who's been missing for more than two years.

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Big Island News

Police: Two Men Arrested in ‘Drive-By’ Paintball Incidents in Kona

Two Big Island men have been arrested in connection with "drive-by" paintball shootings in Kona.

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East Hawaii News

Hunter targeting wild pigs at night instead kills momma horse still nursing her foal By Cammy Clark

A Honomu resident asked a friend who was a hunter to shoot wild pigs on his property at night, but the hunter instead shot his neighbor's horse Onyx who had a nursing foal.

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Featured

Laupāhoehoe Gulch Bridge to Undergo Repairs Following Hurricane Lane Damage

Hurricane Lane damage repairs on the Laupāhoehoe Gulch Bridge are slated to begin next month.

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Big Island WEATHER
Maui

New report: Hawaiʻi may dodge US recession, but Maui, Kauaʻi will feel brunt of downturn

University of Hawaiʻi Economic Research Organization’s economic forecast released today predicts a mild recession for the US in the first half of next year. One silver lining is that Hawai’i may escape those impacts, thanks to the return of Japanese visitors. However, Maui County and Kauaʻi will likely feel the brunt of the downturn because of their reliance on US Mainland tourism, which is already slowing, Dr. Carl Bonham, UHERO executive director, said during a news conference Thursday.

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Bank donates $129K of unused Hawaiʻi Restaurant Card funds to three nonprofits

The Hawaiʻi Chamber of Commerce Foundation, Hawaiʻi Agricultural Foundation and Hawaiʻi Restaurant Association Educational Foundation – will each receive $43,000 as part of ASB’s efforts to help Hawaiʻi’s local restaurant and food supply chain industry, two industries that were greatly affected during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Kauai

Haleko Road Closure on Sept. 24

Haleko Road, from Rice Street to Pua Loke Street, in Lihue will be closed for road maintenance work on Sept. 24 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., weather permitting.

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Momma horse killed by hunter trying to eradicate wild pigs on friend’s property

A hunter helping his friend eradicate wild pigs from his property on the BIg Island instead shot the neighbor's horse, leaving her 11-weak-old foal without a mother.

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