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Keck Observatory astronomers win science prize

Astronomers at the Keck Observatory earn the highest recognition from the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

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Agencies warn of COVID-19 vaccine scams

The state Department of Health — in collaboration with the Office of the Attorney General, Executive Office on Aging’s Senior Medicare Patrol Hawaii and the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs — is warning Hawaii residents about new COVID-19 vaccination scams.

Police arrest 28 for DUI

During the week of Feb. 1-7, Hawaii Island police arrested 28 motorists for DUI. One of the drivers was involved in a traffic accident. Two were younger than 21.

Axis deer starve to death amid drought on Molokai

HONOLULU — Axis deer, a species native to India presented as a gift from Hong Kong to the king of Hawaii in 1868, have fed hunters and their families on the rural island of Molokai for generations. But for the community of about 7,500, where self-sustainability is a way of life, the invasive deer are both a cherished food source and a danger to their island ecosystem.

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.


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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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