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Accessed on 20 June 2019, 1445 UTC, Post 19070.

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Dozens told to return FEMA funds

Nearly 80 Kilauea eruption victims have been told to return federal disaster relief payments after a federal agency determined that they may not have been eligible for the funds.

Council excited about hydrogen

HILO — Three hydrogen buses will soon be part of the county Hele-On fleet, as the infrastructure comes together to create the fuel for a Mass Transit pilot program on both sides of the island.

Mauna Lani gets $200M overhaul

HONOLULU — The Mauna Lani will reopen by January as the state’s first hotel in the luxury Auberge Resorts Collection after doubling its renovation budget to $200 million.

Spark ignites Captain Cook gas station fire

Hawaii Island Police report that at approximately 8:50 a.m. this morning Kona patrol officers responded to Patel’s Spirit Gas Station in Captain Cook for a reported vehicle on fire.

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