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Breaking down the budget

KAILUA-KONA — A contemporary New York City poet a couple decades back in a now-famous lyric exclaimed that more money means more problems.

Rat lungworm cases found in Hawaii visitors

HILO — The Hawaii Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have confirmed three unrelated cases of angiostrongyliasis, or rat lungworm disease, in visitors to Hawaii Island. All three individuals are adult residents of the U.S. mainland and were traveling in Hawaii when they were infected with the parasite causing rat lungworm disease.

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