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Friday, May 20, 2022

East Hawaii News

Volcano Watch — Lessons for the future from Mauna Loa’s 1916 eruption

The year 1916 not only marked the birth of Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park, but also is remembered for the eruption of the Honamalino flow from the Southwest Rift Zone (SWRZ) of Mauna Loa 106 years ago.

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Big Island News

Road Closures Scheduled for Waianuenue Intersection Improvements Project

The Hawaiʻi Department of Transportation informs Hawaiʻi Island motorists of scheduled road closures on Hawaiʻi Belt Road/Bayfront Highway (Route 19) for the Waianuenue Intersection Improvements Project.

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Big Island Coronavirus Updates

Nose For COVID: ‘Rock Star’ Detection Dog Working With Big Island Schools to Sniff Out Disease By Nathan Christophel

VOLCANO — The Volcano School of Arts and Sciences has a new part-time staff member who not only helps keep people safe from COVID, but also provides hands-on learning and a possible future career path for students and others.

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Big Island News

Keiki Ages 5-11 Eligible for COVID-19 Boosters

The Hawai‘i Department of Health is adopting guidance from the CDC recommending boosters for children ages 5 through 11 and strengthening booster recommendations for others.

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Big Island News

‘I Hope They Get What We’re Trying to do.’ More than 100 Walk Out of KHS to Protest Sexual Assault ‘Culture’ By Tom Hasslinger

More than 100 students at Kea‘au High School walked out of class Thursday afternoon before the end of the school day as a demonstration against sexual assault that they say is too prevalent on campus.

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Big Island News

Captain Cook Man Accused of Leaving Teen Restrained on Lanai Found Guilty as Charged

A Captain Cook man was found guilty as charged after leaving a 14-year-old child chained up on a lanai porch on and off between August 2020 and August 2021.

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BIG ISLAND WEATHER
Maui

Children 5-11 now eligible for COVID-19 boosters

The Hawai‘i Department of Health is adopting guidance from the CDC recommending boosters for children ages 5 through 11 and strengthening booster recommendations for others.

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County of Maui effort to buy Wailuku water system may have stalled for good

Longtime effort by local government to buy Wailuku Water Co.’s water delivery system seems to have dried up. For years, the possible acquisition signaled hope that a private, plantation-era system could be transformed into a public utility.

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Kauai

Water Conservation Notice Lifted on ‘Anini Road

The Department of Water and Princeville Utilities Co. has lifted the water conservation in Kilauea.

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Water Conservation Notice Issued For ‘Anini Road

A water service advisory for customers on ‘Anini Road in Kīlauea has been changed to a water conservation notice. The revision is the latest update following several other notices earlier today.

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