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Why more students aren’t back at school

Despite low COVID-19 case counts, administrators say many obstacles remain.

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Big Isle pediatricians to DOE: ‘Open our schools’

In a letter sent to Superintendent Christina Kishimoto and local complex area superintendents, six East Hawaii pediatricians — Lauren Stuart, Miki Cain, Darrett Choi, Joseph D’Angelo, Ty DeSilva and Diana Lindreoth — have recommended that keiki return to full-time, in-person learning without delay.

Law enforcement on watch for armed protests

Hawaii law enforcement officials are on watch following an FBI warning that extremists who support President Donald Trump could stage armed protests in Washington, D.C., and in all 50 state capitals when President-elect Joe Biden is inaugurated Wednesday.

Police seek info in statue theft

Hawaii Island police are asking for the public’s assistance with an investigation involving the theft of a statue from a religious institution on Kilauea Avenue in Hilo.

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