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Sunday, May 22, 2022

Big Island News

No Significant Changes to Big Island Volcanic Activity Following Kona Quake

Experts report no significant changes in volcanic activity at the summit or along the rift zones of Kīlauea following the magnitude 4.7 earthquake that rumbled the Hualālai region Saturday, May 21.

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Hawai‘i to Receive $62M In American Rescue Plan Funding

The SSBCI program brings to Hawai‘i up to $62 million in federal funding to expand access to capital for small businesses, startups, and entrepreneurs. Hawai‘i is among the first states in the nation to be approved for participation.

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National Weather Service Reports No Tsunami Warning Following Kona Earthquake By Tiffany DeMasters

The National Weather Service reported no tsunami warning after a magnitude 4.5 earthquake rumbled the Hualalai region in West Hawai‘i.

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Bill Awaiting Governor’s Approval Could Double Prison Terms for Certain Drunk Driving Offenses

The bill will increase the penalty for first-degree negligent homicide from a class B to class A felony, when certain aggravated factors are present, including a prior conviction for impaired driving, driving with a license that was suspended for impaired driving, or when the offender is considered a highly intoxicated driver.

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Queen’s Summer Program Gives High School, College Students Chance to Jumpstart Healthcare Careers

Queen’s North Hawai’i Community Hospital has announced a new summer volunteer program designed for high school and college students who are looking for a meaningful way to spend the summer or who may interested in a career in healthcare.

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Keith Hayashi Officially Named DOE Superintendent

Keith Hayashi, the interim Department of Education superintendent, was selected by the Board of Education to officially serve in the top post.

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Maui

Digital zoning map proposed to rezone 13 parcels consistent with their use

A proposed bill to adopt amendments to the Maui Digital Zoning Map for approximately 13 parcels that are currently zoned P-1, M-1, PK, R-2 and R-3 will be considered by the Planning and Sustainable Land Use Committee on Wednesday, May 25, at 1:30 p.m.

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Maui Cancer Resources offers Cancer Support Group

Maui Cancer Resources offers a Cancer Support Group with sessions to inspire, empower, and stay connected to the community.

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Kauai

Hawai‘i to Receive $62M In American Rescue Plan Funding

The SSBCI program brings to Hawai‘i up to $62 million in federal funding to expand access to capital for small businesses, startups, and entrepreneurs. Hawai‘i is among the first states in the nation to be approved for participation.

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Bill Awaiting Governor’s Approval Could Double Prison Terms for Certain Drunk Driving Offenses

The bill will increase the penalty for first-degree negligent homicide from a class B to class A felony, when certain aggravated factors are present, including a prior conviction for impaired driving, driving with a license that was suspended for impaired driving, or when the offender is considered a highly intoxicated driver.

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