Hawaii Island News 07/03/2019

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Accessed on 03 July 2019, 1515 UTC, Post 19138.

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Add a name, subtract another from traffic fatality list

Police said Tuesday a man who died after being struck Friday by a pickup truck will be added to the year’s traffic fatality totals, but another who died in May of a heart attack that resulted in a single-vehicle crash will be subtracted.

UH-Hilo welcomes new chancellor

With drums, dance, laughs and lei, dozens gathered Tuesday morning at the University of Hawaii at Hilo for kipaepae ceremonies to celebrate the arrival of new Chancellor Bonnie Irwin and bid farewell to Interim Chancellor Marcia Sakai.

Police arrest 14 for DUI

During the week of June 24-30, Hawaii Island police arrested 14 motorists for DUI. Five of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident.

Police seek missing teen

Police are searching for a 17-year-old girl who was reported as a runaway, missing from the Papaaloa area since June 24.

UH-Hilo, Navy using oysters to boost water quality

On a recent sunny morning at the University of Hawaii at Hilo’s Pacific Aquaculture and Coastal Resources Center in Keaukaha, research manager Daniel Wilkie showed off a spat of small but growing oysters, each not much bigger than a pebble.

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