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Accessed on 04 January 2018, 1520 UTC, Post 18211.
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KAILUA-KONA — There’s a high probability an El Nino will form and persist through the winter and spring, bringing with it threats to corals and farming concerns as well as an increased risk of wildfires.
The Kahilu Theatre is offering refunds for a show on Jan. 19 that has been canceled.
HONOLULU — Hawaii’s new medically assisted suicide law has gone into effect, but few doctors and pharmacies are willing to prescribe and dispense the life-ending medications.
About a year ago, a gentleman approached me at a dinner party and introduced himself as Randy Reid, the father of Zachary Reid. Zach graduated from the Hawai‘i Community College – Palamanui Culinary Arts program in 2006 when the program was still in Kealakekua.