Cyclist dies in traffic collision

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Our lead story discusses the death of a Hilo cyclist who was reportedly hit by a suspected drunk driver.

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Stepped-up Saddle enforcement nets 358 citations, two arrests

Police assigned to the Thirty Meter Telescope protester blockade and encampment on Maunakea Access Road issued 358 traffic citations and arrested two suspects on Daniel K. Inouye Highway for six offenses from the period between Oct. 31-Nov. 6, police said Thursday.

Pacific bird refuge struggles as ocean garbage patch grows

MIDWAY ATOLL, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands — Flying into the uninhabited Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, Midway Atoll appears out of the vast blue Pacific as a tiny oasis of coral-fringed land with pristine white sand beaches that are teeming with life.

Police ID bicyclist killed in traffic crash

Police have identified the bicyclist killed Wednesday evening after being struck by a pickup truck on Kaumana Drive near Wiliwili Street in Hilo as 40-year-old Wayne W. Geil of Hilo.

Bicyclist killed in Kaumana crash

Police say a man is dead after he was struck by a pickup truck Wednesday night while riding a bicycle on Kaumana Drive near the intersection of Wiliwili Street in Hilo.

Justices seem uncertain about reach of Clean Water Act

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court seems uncertain about how to decide a closely watched case from Hawaii about the reach of landmark federal clean water protections.

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