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High demand for COVID-19 vaccine


Hilo Medical Center will delay its vaccination rollout to residents 65-74.

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Hawaii GOP official resigns after posting pro-QAnon tweets

A high-ranking official with the Hawaii Republican Party confirmed Monday that he resigned after posting a series of tweets about the QAnon conspiracy theory on the official party account, saying its adherents shouldn’t be mocked.

Penn arrested on suspicion of DUI

Jay Penn of Hilo, also known as B.J. Penn, was arrested Saturday for allegedly operating a vehicle under the influence of intoxicants, police said in a news release this afternoon.

Aloha shirts on ‘boogaloos’ link symbol of peace to violence

HONOLULU — People following a violent movement that promotes a second U.S. civil war or the breakdown of modern society have been showing up at recent protests across the nation armed and wearing tactical gear. But the anti-government “boogaloo” movement has adopted an unlikely public and online symbol: the so-called Hawaiian shirt.

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