West Hawaii News, 19 Jan 2019

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Accessed on 19 January 2019, 1600 UTC, Post 18288.



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Palace Theater receives $50,000 check for upgrades

HILO — An anonymous $50,000 donation, slipped through the mail slot of the Palace Theater on New Year’s Eve, will help the theater with fire-safety upgrades and renovation of an antiquated sprinkler system — two things that must happen before a long-planned air conditioning project can move forward.

Updated 12:05 am

Fake Harry Kim Twitter account shut down

Updated 8:12 pm

Unemployment down during December

Updated 8:12 pm

Funding released for Honokaa hospital renovations

Updated 4:19 pm

Reverse Mortgages: Too good to be true?
Honokaa teen reported missing

Updated 11:24 am

Police ID Keaau man killed in South Kona crash

Updated 9:51 am

Man hospitalized after ATV accident

Big Island bench warrants

Updated 10:33 am

Police ID human remains found in empty lot in Kailua-Kona
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Russ Roberts