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Accessed on 11 June 2019, 1445 UTC, Post 19022.

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Queen’s Health Systems, Kaiser agreement expires

KAILUA-KONA — The Queen’s Health Systems hospitals are no longer considered participating providers within Kaiser Permanente’s network after an agreement between Kaiser and The Queen’s Medical Center expired toward the end of last month.

Kierkiewicz found in violation of ethics code

HILO — Puna Councilwoman Ashley Kierkiewicz violated the county ethics code when she didn’t disclose a potential conflict of interest in a bill being considered by the County Council, the Board of Ethics ruled unanimously Monday.

State warns of unofficial annual business report solicitations

HONOLULU — The state Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs Business Registration Division is repeating its warning to local businesses and the public about unofficial solicitations being sent out regarding annual business report filings.

4 arrested for kidnapping, assault incident in HPP

Police have charged three individuals and arrested a fourth for multiple offenses stemming from a kidnapping and assault investigation that was reported to have occurred Hawaiian Paradise Park in the Puna District during the last week of May.

Police asking for help in truck theft

Hawaii Island Police are asking for the public’s help in a reported theft of a motor vehicle investigation that occurred at the 1800 block of Kilauea Avenue in Hilo, between Wednesday and Saturday.

Hilo men charged with drug offenses

Hawaii Island Police have charged a 37-year-old Hilo man for several drug and firearms offenses stemming from brief vehicle pursuit in Hilo.


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