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Accessed on 12 June 2019, 1525 UTC, Post 19027.

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Cleanup in all aisles

KAILUA-KONA ­— A vehicle slammed through the front of the Aloha Island Mart on Henry Street Monday afternoon, and it’s not the first time.

Injured hiker rescued on Maunakea

HILO — 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.

Engineers recommend new boat ramp for lower Puna

More than a year after Pohoiki boat ramp closed because of the Kilauea eruption in lower Puna, engineers have recommended that rather than reopen the existing ramp, a new boat ramp be built.

Feds dropping drug distribution charges against Hilo doctor with dementia

HONOLULU — A Hilo doctor at the center of a federal prosecution accusing his office workers of illegally obtaining and selling powerful prescription painkillers has dementia and had been treating himself for the disease since 2014, according to the report of a court-appointed psychiatrist.


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