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Kona Community Hospital

Kona Community Hospital is preregistering phase 2 individuals age 50 and older to receive the Pfizer vaccine.  The program begins Thursday.

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Virus relief money plugs hole in proposed Hawaii budget

HONOLULU — Financial aid included in the most recent federal coronavirus relief package will allow Hawaii to cover unemployment insurance claims and avoid slashing spending on key social programs like sexual assault treatment and HIV prevention, lawmakers say.

Police custody death investigation continues

A 64-year-old Captain Cook man remained hospitalized in critical condition Monday, two days after suffering injuries during a confrontation with a 29-year-old man who later died in police custody.

State reduces welfare payments to about 6,700 residents

HONOLULU — The state Department of Human Services has cut welfare payments to thousands of the state’s most vulnerable residents this month as emergency reserve funds have diminished amid an increased demand for aid.

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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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