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Eviction moratorium ends soon

State eviction moratorium ends in three weeks.

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Vaccinating a village: 120 residents of the Miloliʻi Fishing Village receive Johnson & Johnson vaccine

It takes a village. When it comes to beating COVID, the Miloli‘i Fishing Village in South Kona took a big step forward on Saturday. Aided by partnerships from around the Big Island – including Bay Clinic, Community First, Pa‘a Pono Miloli‘i, Hui Malama Ola Na O‘iwi and the offices of U.S. Rep. Kai Kahele and Lt. Gov. Josh Green – the village has set the template for how to conduct a mass vaccination clinic in Hawaii’s most isolated communities.

Thurston Lava Tube reopens today

The Thurston Lava Tube in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park has reopened after being closed more than year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Police ID man who died while in custody

Police have identified a man who died in custody on Saturday after an alleged crime spree in South Kona as 29-year-old Charren Ornellas, whose last known address was in Hilo.