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Accessed on 09 January 2019, 1440 UTC, Post 18235.
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KAILUA-KONA — Hawaii Island is known for several black sand beaches, but Spencer Beach Park isn’t one of them.
HILO — Squatters, homeless, vacation rentals, taxes and an emergency relief package in the wake of last year’s volcanic eruption top the priority list Mayor Harry Kim is presenting to the state Legislature this year.
KAILUA-KONA — A Kailua-Kona woman has been indicted on a charge connected to an attempted child abduction last August at an elementary school.
KAILUA-KONA — Staff at the Three Ring Ranch Exotic Animal Sanctuary are mourning the loss of one of their flamingos, Mr. Pink, that died of old age on Monday.
HONOLULU — The home of a retired Honolulu police chief and his former prosecutor wife is for sale while their lender forecloses on the property and the couple faces corruption-related charges.
PORTLAND, Maine — A group of nine Democratic state lawmakers from different coastal states announced Tuesday that they are going to use their coming legislative sessions to try to block attempts at offshore drilling.
KAILUA-KONA — Hawaii remains among 11 states in the nation yet to confirm a case of acute flaccid myelitis.
HONOLULU — A tugboat is searching for crew members who weren’t rescued when the ship they were on caught fire while transporting automobiles from Japan to Hawaii.