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Thursday, May 26, 2022

Big Island News

Hawaiian Ancestral Remains, Treasures Repatriated From Ireland

Ancestral Hawaiian human remains and treasures of the aliʻi have returned home thanks to the efforts of several organizations to have them repatriated to Hawaiʻi.

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Big Island News

Bail Reduced for Kona Man Charged With Possession of Meth, Fentanyl

A Kona District Court judge reduced bail for a Kona charged with attempted distribution of methamphetamine and possession of methamphetamine and fentanyl offenses.

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Big Island Coronavirus Updates

UH Study: Hawaiʻi’s COVID Models, Responses, Lessons Learned

One of the first comprehensive studies of the state’s COVID-19 pandemic response has identified key takeaways to inform policymakers how to better respond in the event of another pandemic.

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East Hawaii News

Vulcan Athletics Seals 5th Place in PacWest Commissioner’s Cup

Accolades for the University of Hawai'i at Hilo athletics department continue to roll in this year. Its most recent is sealing a fifth-place finish in the 2021-22 Pacific West Conference Commissioner's Cup.

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Big Island News

Governor Releases $562K For Improvements at Kona Airport

Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport is getting a financial boost from the governor's office for improvements.

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East Hawaii News

Ige Releases $700K For Kolekole Bridge Work

A project to rehabilitate the Kolekole Stream Bridge in East Hawaiʻi received a financial boost from the governor's office.

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BIG ISLAND WEATHER
Maui

No tsunami threat for Hawaiʻi after 7.2 Peru and 6.9 Loyalty Islands earthquakes

There is no tsunami threat to Hawaiʻi after large earthquakes reported in Peru overnight, and SE of the Loyalty Islands early this morning.

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Maui council may adjust metrics to make affordable housing actually affordable

With soaring housing prices in Maui County, council members are looking at ways to update the county’s sales price guidelines so affordable housing can actually be affordable.

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Kauai

Hawaiian Ancestral Remains, Treasures Repatriated From Ireland

Ancestral Hawaiian human remains and treasures of the aliʻi have returned home thanks to the efforts of several organizations to have them repatriated to Hawaiʻi.

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Lane Closures Scheduled For Sections of Kapa‘a

Road construction in Kapa‘a will require the closure of portions of several roadways.

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