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Governor Ige may veto marijuana bill

Hawaii Governor David Ige says he has concerns about a bill that would legalize the personal use of marijuana in Hawaii.

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Police arrest two dozen for suspected DUI

Big Island police arrested two dozen motorists for suspected drunken driving March 15 and Sunday. Four of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes and one was younger than age 21.

Police ID man killed in Hilo crash

A 75-year-old Hilo man died following a crash involving five vehicles on Tuesday afternoon in the area of the Ainaola Drive and Mikokoi Street intersection in Hilo.

Police locate wanted Ka‘u resident

UPDATE: Big Island police have located 31-year-old Valerie Sanchez of Ocean View, who was wanted on three outstanding warrants and for questioning in connection with other criminal incidents. She was arrested Tuesday morning in Ocean View.

Fire chief selection questioned: Secret voting raises concerns

A politically connected battalion chief with a degree in fire science rocketed past his more experienced colleagues to take the top position in the Fire Department, but questions have come up about how the vote was taken, so it may have to be redone.

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.

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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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