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Sunday, July 31, 2022

Big Island News

HCCC Welcomes 5 New Correctional Graduates

The Department of Public Safety on Friday welcomed a new class of adult correctional officers at a graduation ceremony held at the Neal Blaisdell Center in Honolulu.

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East Hawai‘i Cultural Center Reopens After 2.5 Years With ‘Cabaret’

Friday night, after two-and-a-half years of being shut down due to COVID, the East Hawai‘i Cultural Center in Hilo opened its renovated and restored theatre with the heartwarming, timely and often hilarious Grammy, Oscar and eight-time Tony Award winning musical, "Cabaret."

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Big Island News

Wind Advisory, Red Flag Warning Issued for Big Island

The National Weather Service issued a wind advisory for the Big Island from 6 a.m.. Sunday, July 31 to 6 p.m. that evening. Northeast to east winds 15 to 30 mph with localized gusts to 50 mph can be expected.

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Program Offers Free Pre-K for 200 Hawai‘i Families

A generous donation is giving Hawai‘i families the option to prepare their children for kindergarten at home and at no financial cost to them.

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Salvation Army Reports $4K in Back-to-School Supplies, Food Stolen

The Salvation Army Kona Corps reported Friday, July 29, that their facility was broken into sometime in the last 24-48 hours where apparent thieves took off with $1,000 worth of back-to-school supplies for keiki in need, and $3,000 worth of food and other items.

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Police, Keiki Make Quite the Fishing Team

Hawai‘i Police Department’s South Kohala Community Policing Section congratulated all the winners of the Kohala Keiki Fishing Derby on Saturday, July 23 in Kawaihae at the Pua Ka 'Ilima 'O Kawaihae Cultural Surf Park.

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BIG ISLAND WEATHER
Maui

Volcano Watch: Hualālai’s Wahapele eruption: cone-building, explosive phreatic activity, and lava flows

While our attention is generally drawn to the Island of Hawai‘i’s most active volcanoes, Kīlauea and Mauna Loa, it is also important to keep watch on the Island of Hawai‘i’s third-most active volcano, Hualālai, which underlies the most populated areas of Kailua-Kona and the central Kona coast.

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Hundreds of seniors meet state, county candidates during 50th kūpuna event

About 350 Maui seniors traveled from around the island Saturday to attend the 50th Kūpuna Aloha Luncheon at Grand Wailea, A Waldorf Astoria Resort, in South Maui, according to a news release.

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Kauai

Red Flag Warning, Wind Advisory Issued for Garden Isle Today

A red flag warning and wind advisory were issued for Kaua‘i today, Sunday, July 31, until 6 p.m.

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OHA Awards $1.36M in Grants

A $498,660 award to the Purple Maiʻa Foundation for its Mālama Design Studio is one of four grants in a $1.36 million grants package approved July 26 by the Office of Hawaiian Affairs.

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