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Accessed on 14 January 2019, 1455 UTC, Post 18261.
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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park announced Sunday in a release that areas of the park will continue to be accessible to visitors. Some services, including restroom cleaning, trash collection and the opening of entrance stations, will now be available by using revenue generated by recreation fees.
The Big Island was ready for its closeup in 2018.
KAILUA-KONA — The price to replace a deteriorating culvert on Alii Drive came in under budget this week.
HONAUNAU — Like many who saw the reports of overflowing trash bins and desecration at Puuhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park and the surrounding area, Hala Medeiros said she was upset by the news.
A 2,000-foot U-shaped floating boom launched in September from San Francisco on Sept. 8 by a Dutch nonprofit organization with a mission to clean plastic waste from the ocean is scheduled to arrive today at Hilo Harbor.
Should County Council members serve longer terms?