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Furloughed Hawaii Island residents

Waimea residents reflect on life during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Views expressed in this Hawaii Island News summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.

Content supplied by the “Hawaii Tribune-Herald.”

Accessed on 10 March 2021, 1211 UTC, Post 22,509.


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Sunscreen ban could be expanded

Sunscreens containing two harmful petrochemicals, avobenzone and octocrylene, would be banned from sale in Hawaii under a bill passed Tuesday by the state Senate.

Kishimoto to leave DOE

Nearly four years after taking the helm of the state Department of Education, Superintendent Christina Kishimoto announced Tuesday that she would not seek to renew her contract.

Town north of Honolulu evacuated as stream floods

HONOLULU — Catastrophic flooding from a stream swollen by heavy rains prompted officials to order evacuations from a town north of Honolulu on Tuesday, just one day after fears of a dam breach resulted in the same on Maui.

Police seek bail jumping suspect

Police are seeking the public’s assistance with locating a 38-year-old Hilo man who has five outstanding warrants for his arrest for bail jumping and criminal contempt of court.

Authorities seek missing woman

Police are seeking the public’s assistance with locating a 30-year-old woman last seen late Friday morning in the area of Kamalii Road in lower Puna in a copper colored sedan.

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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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