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Tobacco use in Hawaii

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The Hawaii State Legislature takes aim at tobacco products.

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One-shot vaccine proves effective

The first one-shot COVID-19 vaccine provides good protection against the illness, Johnson & Johnson reported in a key study released Friday, offering the world a potentially important new tool as it races to stay ahead of the rapidly mutating virus.

Biden warns of harm if relief delayed

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden warned Friday of a steep and growing “cost of inaction” on his $1.9 trillion COVID relief plan as the White House searched for “creative” ways to win public support for a package that is getting a cold shoulder from Senate Republicans.

Alternatives sought for Ka‘u sewer project

Faced with sewer hookup fees higher than the value of the homes themselves, property owners have cajoled, badgered and even filed a lawsuit to stop sewer projects in Naalehu and Pahala that are aimed at getting the county out from under a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency consent order.

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Sloth born at Hilo zoo

Panaewa Rainforest Zoo and Gardens welcomed a new addition in November after a two-toed sloth gave birth to a furry, brown baby.

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