Based on feedback from lawmakers, county scales down lava recovery wish list

September 19, 2018

A decision on a whether there will be a special session of the state Legislature to consider disaster relief funding appropriation, especially for Puna communities impacted by lava from Kilauea volcano’s lower East Rift Zone eruption, needs to be made soon.


Hawaii Volcanoes National Park preps for reopening

Too much screen time? New phone controls for you and kids

Teen sentenced in 2016 Kona rape case

Closing of Pahoa lava shelter a bittersweet moment for volunteers, staff

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Hawaii County Fair offers new sights, sounds and tastes this year

September 20, 2018

The Hawaii County Fair will soon return to Hilo, bringing with it familiar family fun, as well as some new additions.

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Foundation helps students grow fruit trees at Kahakai Elementary School
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36th annual Kupuna Hula Festival culminates
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Community briefs for September 20
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Obituaries for September 20
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Flood insurance meetings scheduled
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Police arrest 28 for DUI
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BIIF volleyball: Spaar, Warriors come up clutch, repel Waveriders
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Troop 19 soars with three new Eagles


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