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Boys & Girls Club

Volunteers from the Boys & Girls Club worked together to cook, pack, and deliver dinner and gifts to eight families on Hawaii Island.

Views expressed in this Hawaii Island News summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.

Content provided by the “Hawaii Tribune-Herald.”

Accessed on 25 December 2020, 1333 UTC, Post 22,081.

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Merry Christmas!

From the Tribune-Herald family to yours, we hope everyone has a very merry and safe Christmas.

Batman delivers gifts

Batman hands a present to a child while he delivers gifts to families on Christmas Eve at Kihei Pua Family Shelter in Hilo. Batman drove up in his Batmobile with a truck trailing behind with more than $2,000 in presents for families with young kids living at the shelter. Batman was born and raised in Waimea and enjoys giving back to the communities of Hawaii Island. “This has been a hard year for all of us, but especially children,” he said. “If I can provide a brief distraction and joy to the kids, then that works for me.”

Todd, 2 political newcomers to vie for Kahele’s seat

A state representative and two political newcomers made the cut Wednesday night from a list of seven Democrats vying for Gov. David Ige’s nomination to fill the remaining two years of the state Senate seat vacated by Congressman-elect Kai Kahele.

Council seeks different solution to overwhelmed Waipio Valley Road

It’s back to the drawing board for a bill prohibiting pedestrian access to Waipio Valley after County Council members Wednesday raised constitutionality issues and the effect closing hiking there would have on other valleys, such as Pololu Valley in North Kohala.

HVO: Kilauea lava lake rises to more than 500 feet

Areas around the summit of Kilauea on Wednesday were blanketed in high levels of sulfur dioxide and particulates that reached levels established by the Environmental Protection Agency as hazardous, according to a statement from Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.

HMC begins vaccinations

The first round of Pfizer vaccines was given to health care workers Wednesday at Hilo Medical Center, 273 days after the first stay-at-home order was implemented in Hawaii.

Big Island Dems to pick Kahele replacement candidates

Three familiar names and four not quite as familiar will vie for an open state Senate seat this evening in virtual interviews with precinct officials who will select three Democrats to send to Gov. David Ige as candidates to fill the District 1 seat vacated by Kai Kahele, who was elected to Congress.

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Russ Roberts

Retired News director of Pacific Radio Group Radio Stations on Hawaii-the Big Island. I have more than 40 years of broadcast experience, including positons at KTUH-FM (UH-Manoa), KPOI-FM (Honolulu). KHLO-AM (Hilo), KKBG-FM (KBIG-FM)(Hilo/Kona), KAPA-FM (Hilo-Kona). Native-FM (Hilo-Kona), and ESPN Hawaii (Hilo-Kona). Former University of Hawaii-Hilo librarian. Retired Air Force Officer. Amatuer (Ham) Radio operator since 1977 (currently holds the Amateur Extra Class License from the FCC-KH6JRM).... Can read, write, and speak Russian. Retired on 30 September 2011, but still maintains a Hawaii Island News Blog.

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