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Accessed on 16 January 2019, 1531 UTC, Post 18271.
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KAILUA-KONA — Jim Smallwood was a temporary resident at Kona Community Hospital and the night staff realized they had a serious problem on their hands, or perhaps more aptly stated, under their skin.
HILO — The first medical marijuana dispensary on the Big Island opens today in Hilo.
HONOLULU — Private consultants hold key senior positions inside the Honolulu agency building the city’s rail line, yet the agency fails to consistently monitor their performance, the state auditor’s second report on the enormously over-budget rail line said Tuesday.
HONOLULU — At least three state senators are drafting legislation that would require automatic recounts in close election races in Hawaii.
HILO — Hawaii Island’s first medical marijuana dispensary may open as early as this week.
KAILUA-KONA — Lineal descendants of South Kona stood voluntary posts at Pu’uhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park on Sunday, filling ranger duties amid the federal government shutdown.