Police say hunters discovered a body on a remote trail in the Kahauale’a Natural Area in Volcano.

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County spent 80% of $80 million CARES funds

With just a month remaining to spend it or send it back, Hawaii County government had used about 80% of the $80 million in federal coronavirus relief funds it received in March, according to the November update the county sent to the state Thursday.

State schools preparing for furloughs

Hawaii’s educators are among state employees facing monthly furloughs in the new year as the state continues to grapple with the economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic.

U.S. advisory panel endorses widespread use of Pfizer’s vaccine

WASHINGTON — A U.S. government advisory panel endorsed widespread use of Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine today, putting the country just one step away from launching an epic vaccination campaign against the outbreak that has killed close to 300,000 Americans.

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