Hawaii Island News

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Accessed on 12 June 2019, 1545 UTC, Post 19028.

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Injured hiker rescued on Maunakea

A 68-year-old grandfather from Arizona who suffered a broken thighbone while hiking off a Maunakea trail below the W.M. Keck Observatory was rescued Monday night.

Royal celebration

The 34th annual Kamehameha Day Festival feautred Hawaiian music and dance by Halau Hula Helele’i ‘O Waipi’o, Halau I Ka Leo Ola ‘O Na Mamo and Halau Ha’a Kea ‘O Kinohi.

Queen’s Health Systems, Kaiser agreement expires

KAILUA-KONA — 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.

Injured man rescued on Maunakea

Hawaii Fire Department personnel rescued a man in his 60s who suffered an apparent broken thighbone off a Maunakea trail just below the W.M. Keck Observatory Monday evening.

Makali‘i arrives in Honolulu

HONOLULU — The Hawaii Island double-hulled voyaging canoe Makali‘i arrived Monday in Honolulu from Kawaihae, completing the first leg of a monthlong journey to the islands of Nihoa and Mokumanamana, which are more than 300 miles north of Kauai.


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Russ Roberts