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Thursday, August 11, 2022

Big Island News

Viewer Photo: Brush Fire Visible from Waikōloa Village By Tiffany DeMasters

Jordan Hetrick submitted a photo to Big Island Now of the brush fire burning in South Kohala from the Ocean Club Restaurant in Waikōloa Village.

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Discussion

UH Cancer Center Contributes to Latest National Sunscreen Report

The report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine also recommends the Environmental Protection Agency pursue an ecological risk assessment on all UV filters, which are chemicals added to sunscreen to absorb or block the sun’s UV radiation.

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Big Island News

Update: Large Brush Fire Ignites in PTA

Crews are battling a a large brush fire in the Pōhakuloa Training Area that started Wednesday morning.

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Activities

Garden Work Day Scheduled at Kohala Elementary

The public is invited to help get the garden at Kohala Elementary School ready for the new school year next week.

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Big Island News

Social Media Model Taken Into Custody by U.S. Marshals in E. Hawai‘i on Florida Arrest Warrant

A social media model was taken into custody this morning on arrest warrant out of Florida for murder in the second-degree with a deadly weapon.

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Big Island News

Red Flag Warning Extended For Portions of Big Island

The red flag warning will be in effect from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 10, the same time frame as a fire weather watch issued earlier Tuesday.

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BIG ISLAND WEATHER
Maui

The long-awaited opening of Kīhei High School is planned for January, but will it happen?

Construction of the upper campus of the beautiful new Kīhei High School is expected to finally be completed enough to open in January for a small inaugural class of ninth graders, but the lack of a state-mandated grade-separated crossing may delay the opening.

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Maui Powerhouse Gym to open at Lahaina Gateway in the fall of 2023

The Lahaina Gateway shopping center in West Maui announced the addition of Maui Powerhouse Gym, which is expected to open in the fall of 2023.

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Kauai

Community Meetings Planned to Update Public About Tourism Future

The Hawai‘i Tourism Authority and Kaua‘i Visitors Bureau invite the public to attend upcoming community meetings to learn about the plan and steps being taken to manage tourism and address visitor behaviors that adversely affect Kaua‘i.

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UH Cancer Center Contributes to Latest National Sunscreen Report

The report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine also recommends the Environmental Protection Agency pursue an ecological risk assessment on all UV filters, which are chemicals added to sunscreen to absorb or block the sun’s UV radiation.

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