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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.
Hilo Today: Mostly sunny with isolated showers in the morning, then mostly cloudy with scattered showers in the afternoon. Highs around 79 near the shore to 63 to 68 at 4000 feet. East winds up to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent. Tonight: Partly cloudy with isolated showers. Lows around 63 near the shore […]
By all accounts, the monarch butterfly is doing well throughout the Hawaiian Islands. But that doesn't mean all butterfly species that call the state home, including the Big Island and Kaua'i, are flourishing.
Forecast for Big Island Leeward Shores Today Monday Surf Surf AM PM AM PM West Facing 4-6 4-6 2-4 1-3 South Facing 1-3 1-3 1-3 1-3 TODAY Weather Mostly sunny. Scattered showers. High Temperature In the lower 80s. Winds Light and variable winds, becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon. Tides Kona Low 0.4 […]
A final remembrance is set for Saturday at Hilo Bayfront for Kafoa Hala Latu, founder of Tui Tonga Canoe Club Hawaii and New Zealand, who passed away Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021. His body was recovered by a rescue helicopter from the waters off New Zealand’s Waikowhai Beach. His outrigger canoe failed, and the 53-year-old was […]
The UH-Hilo women’s basketball team took open shots but didn’t make many and didn’t share the ball well, but still beat Academy of Art 66-58 on Thursday night before 20 fans on UHH’s approved pass list at Hilo Civic, behind Noelle Sua-Godinet’s huge baskets off the bench.
The UH-Hilo basketball team shot 3 of 24 to start the game, but battled through its shooting blues to convert 23 of 43 or 53% to defeat Academy of Art 75-72 before 51 fans on UHH’s pass list, including five who wore their masks below their noses, on Thursday night at Hilo Civic.