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Thursday, May 19, 2022

Activities

Registration Now Open For 21st Annual Native Hawaiian Convention

Registration is now open for the the Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement's 21st annual Native Hawaiian Convention.

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Big Island News

Kona Kaiser Therapists Join Picket Line in 3-Day Strike

Four Kaiser Permanente therapists took to the picket line outside the Kaiser Kona Medical Office, Wednesday to participate in the National Union of Healthcare Workers strike demanding better access for patients they say wait months for mental health care.

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East Hawaii News

UH-Hilo Baseball Team’s Yamauchi Collects D2CCA Second Team All-Region Honors

Accolades keep rolling in for a member of the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo Vulcans baseball team.

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Big Island News

Outlook Is For 2-4 Tropical Cyclones During 2022 Hurricane Season By Nathan Christophel

This year marks the 30th anniversary of Hurricane Iniki making landfall on Kaua‘i as a major hurricane, devastating the Garden Isle. And while the outlook for the 2022 hurricane season in the Central Pacific, which begins June 1, is for below average tropical cyclone activity, officials warn it only takes one hurricane or tropical storm to cause a tremendous amount of damage.

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Big Island News

UH: Mystery of Seafloor Metamorphosis Unlocked

A recently published study that was led by University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa researchers has revealed the mysteries of metamorphosis on the seafloor.

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Big Island Coronavirus Updates

COVID Weekly Update: 850 New Cases Reported on Big Island

The state Department of Health reported 7,149 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, May 18, bringing the statewide total to 265,571.

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BIG ISLAND WEATHER
Maui

Maui Charter Commission to review final report and voter guide

The Maui Charter Commission will meet this Thursday,  May 19, to review and approve its Draft Final Report detailing eleven proposed amendments to the County Charter.  

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Maui Police Week Memorial Service 2022: officers, park ranger, federal agent honored

A ceremony was held at the Wailuku Police Station on Wednesday, honoring five officers, a US National Park Ranger, and a US special agent killed in the line of duty in Maui County.

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Kauai

Registration Now Open For 21st Annual Native Hawaiian Convention

Registration is now open for the the Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement's 21st annual Native Hawaiian Convention.

FULL STORY

Outlook Is For 2-4 Tropical Cyclones During 2022 Hurricane Season

This year marks the 30th anniversary of Hurricane Iniki making landfall on Kaua‘i as a major hurricane, devastating the Garden Isle. And while the outlook for the 2022 hurricane season in the Central Pacific, which begins June 1, is for below average tropical cyclone activity, officials warn it only takes one hurricane or tropical storm to cause a tremendous amount of damage.

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