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Rare turtle nest found in Ka’u

A Hawaii Island family discovers a rare nest of endangered olive ridley turtles in the Ka’u District.

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Kohala coastline tops PONC priority list

Seven of the top 10 priority land preservation purchases recommended by a county board are in North Kohala, according to a report the administration has submitted to the County Council.

Roth returns to work

Mayor Mitch Roth returned to work today after suffering a heart attack Jan. 9 in Kona.

Police ID pedestrian killed in Puna traffic crash

Police have identified a pedestrian who died at The Queen’s Medical Center after being hit by a pickup truck Wednesday on Kahikopele Road in Eden Roc subdivision as 54-year-old Aaron L. Sombrio of Mountain View.

Local VFW founder celebrates 101st birthday

Dick Skarnes grew up during the Great Depression, served in the armed forces in World War II, was founder of the local VFW and on Saturday celebrated his 101st birthday with family and friends.

Feds fine Hilo veterans home for infection control deficiencies

The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicare Services is fining Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home $510,640 for failing to correct COVID-19 infection control deficiencies and for other deficiencies, the state Department of Health said in a Friday statement.


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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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