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Oversight of governor’s emergency orders moves forward.

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Accessed on 19 April 2021, 1143 UTC, Post 22,732.


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Bill that would give legislators more oversight of governor’s emergency orders advances
Bill that would give legislators more oversight of governor’s emergency orders advances

A bill that would allow the state Legislature to review emergency orders put in place by the governor after 60 days is headed for a House-Senate conference committee.


12 new efficiency studios to be available by early fall in Pahoa for homeless kupuna

State proposes temporary night closure of Kailua Pier

Half of US adults have received at least one COVID-19 shot

 • Updated 12:05 am

New migrant facilities crop up to ease crowding, again

 • Updated 12:05 am

GOP White House hopefuls move forward as Trump considers run

 • Updated 12:05 am

Council Finance Committee set to discuss four Kona land buys

 • Updated 12:05 am

State Supreme Court concludes COVID-19 inmate release case

Driving the Hawaii Belt Road

Mamalahoa Highway on the rainy side (Highway 19) used to pass through all the plantation towns on the Hilo and Hamakua coast: Pepe‘ekeo, Hakalau, Ninole, Pa‘auilo, to name just a few. Also called the Hawaii Belt Road, it follows some of the train tracks that were built to bring sugar to cargo boats at the wharf.


 • Updated 12:05 am

Sharks bite back for baseball sweep at UHH

 • Updated 11:26 pm

High school baseball: Hilo is all it’s cracked up to be in 20-1 win

Bay Clinic administers COVID vaccine to more than 100 people during event in Keaukaha

Kudos all around for Vuls, Honda in another baseball sweep of HPU

Volcano Watch: Kilauea’s other rift zone; young activity in the Southwest Rift Zone

BIIF volleyball: Kamehameha unfazed by missed championship opportunities

Judge sets trial, reduces bail in Volcano sex assault case

HPA’s Heymann has 13 Ks, but not luck, on his side in stifling Kamehameha in tie



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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