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KALOKO MAUKA A few weeks ago while my Dad was visiting the island, we had the opportunity to take a private tour of the Kona Cloud Forest Sanctuary at the invitation of the owner, Norman Bezona, and his partner Voltaire. It was a serendipitous thing, actually. My dad loves animals so I took him by the Kona Humane Society for a quick fix. Inside, we ran into Voltaire, feral cat trap in hand, who insisted we come up for a visit. Im so happy we did.
Reubens Mexican Food is celebrating its 40th anniversary this month.
Theres a new police officer moving to West Hawaii, of the four-legged kind.
KAILUA-KONA Wanting more action to address homelessness in town, proprietors and community members are banding together to help clean up Kailua-Kona.
The use of electronic smoking devices, or vaping, remains a problem in East Hawaii high schools, and its becoming more difficult to detect, local administrators say.
The construction of an outdoor warning sirens begins Friday at Mohouli Park in Hilo. Hawaii County Civil Defense announced Thursday that outdoor warning sirens are scheduled to be constructed from Friday to June 28 in Malama, Mohouli and Ainako parks. Residents and business owners nearby can expect general construction noise and increased traffic during business hours while the sirens are put up.
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