Daniel K. Inouye Highway Extension

Despite funding problems, the highway extension project  is progressing.

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Hilo POD ramping up vaccinations

Hilo Medical Center will offer 4,000 doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine during an upcoming mass-vaccination POD, doubling the capacity of its last large clinic.

Police seek IDs of suspects in Kona theft

Big Island police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying two women who stole a shopper’s backpack from the men’s section of a discount department store last month in Kona

Fastest option preferred for Pohoiki ramp

Although the board of the Department of Land and Natural Resources discussed three options last week for restoring commercial ocean access in Puna, locals and lawmakers agree that there is only one option that makes sense.

Body of missing Kailua-Kona man, 30, located

UPDATE: Big Island police reported Tuesday afternoon that the body of 30-year-old Tyler Armstrong was located earlier in the day in an empty lot near his residence. Next of kin have been notified and have positively identified Armstrong’s body.

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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.