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Roth remains hospitalized

Hawaii County Mayor Mitch Roth remains at the Hilo Medical Center after suffering a heart attack Saturday evening.

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Roth recovering at HMC and in ‘good spirits’

Mayor Mitch Roth remains at Hilo Medical Center where he is recovering and in good spirits after suffering a heart attack on Saturday evening in South Kohala, according to a statement this afternoon from the mayor’s office.

Mayor Mitch Roth hospitalized with chest pain

Mayor Mitch Roth was being evaluated by doctors and Managing Director Lee Lord has taken over as acting mayor after Roth had a stent implanted after suffering chest pain Saturday evening, according to a news release Sunday morning.

Trump backers in Kailua-Kona ‘support freedom’

About 20 supporters of President Donald Trump took to the streets again Saturday following Wednesday’s events at the U.S. Capitol, displaying flags and waving to passing motorists at the corner of Queen Kaahumanu Highway and Palani Road in Kailua-Kona.

‘Singing Bridge’ repairs pau, both lanes open

The state Department of Transportation said Friday emergency repairs to the Wailuku Bridge, aka the “Singing Bridge” located on Hawaii Belt Road (Route 19) between Waianuenue Avenue and Pukihae Street in Hilo, are complete.


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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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