Inventor, philanthropist Earl Bakken dead at 94

October 22, 2018

Earl Bakken of Kiholo Bay, a philanthropist and pioneer of biomedical engineering who founded Meditronic and devised the first battery-operated external pacemaker, died Sunday on the Big Island. He was 94.

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Sessions to help community, professionals prepare for ‘Our Care, Our Choice’ Act
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Discarded tires a nuisance for county
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With more opportunities to learn Hawaiian, advocates continue push for revitalization
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Ag survey reports nearly $28M in damages caused by eruption

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Wright On: Honma eternally pours heart into girls basketball on Big Isle

October 21, 2018

HONOKAA — It was a different world back then when Daphne Honma came home from college at a small school in Oregon and began to consider what she would do with the rest of her life.

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Hundreds take part in Monster Dash 5K

Volleyball: Vuls do what they need to do in victory
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Kilauea hazard assessments include analyses of salts on volcanic ash

Tropical Gardening: Protea flowers are a rare treat from Down Under

3.6 earthquake rattles Big Island

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