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Johnson & Johnson vaccine for Hawaii

More than 67K COVID-19 vaccines will arrive in Hawaii this week, including 11.6K of the newly approved Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

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New research facility planned for UH-Hilo

Plans are underway to build a new research facility on the University of Hawaii at Hilo campus to jointly house the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory and the Pacific Islands Ecosystems Research Center.

Obituaries for March 2

Bartolome Pasion Maneja, 83, of Keaau died Feb. 11 at Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. Born in Dingas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines, he was a retired plant propagator for the Bureau of Plant Industry in the Philippines, worked for Aloha Welding Shop, McConnell Orchid Nursery and Pacific Floral Resources and was a bible student of the Jehovah’s Witnesses. Visitation 5-6 p.m. Friday, March 12, at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Service at 6 p.m. Visitation again 9-10 a.m. Saturday, March 13 at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Funeral service at 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery (Section K). Face masks and social distancing required. Survived by wife, Filomena Bautista Maneja of Keaau; children, Nerie (Orlino) Padamanda, Marlon (Maryanne) Maneja, Denis (Jocelyn) Maneja, Marivic (Joel) Hernandez and Aldrin (Dolly) Maneja from Hawaii, Ernesto (Odette) Maneja of Philippines and Merlyn (Sandre) Adanzo of California; step-son, Greg (Gladys) Dayrit of New Zealand; brothers, Juanito Maneja of Philippines and Rodrigo (Norma) Maneja of California; sister, Virginia Cruz of California; 20 grandchildren and one great-grandchild; cousins, nephews and nieces. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

State fines pair of aquarium fishers record $272K

The Board of Land and Natural Resources voted unanimously Friday to fine two Big Island aquarium fishers $272,000 in civil fines stemming from an illegal aquarium fishing incident in Kona in 2020.

Honing their skills: Soldiers train at PTA

Enduring cold temperatures, high winds and rain, 800 soldiers from the 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division from Schofield Barracks are honing their skills at Pohakuloa Training Area.

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