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First Tongan police chief in Hawaii retires from the Maui Police Department.

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Hilo celebrates Lei Day

Live music and floral scents filled the air as the community celebrated Lei Day in Kalakaua Park on Saturday afternoon.

UH-Hilo researches whether sugarcane can make jet fuel

A groundbreaking study investigating the growth of selected varieties of sugarcane to convert into high-performance jet fuel is underway at the University of Hawaii at Hilo College of Agriculture, Forestry, and Natural Resource Management.

Lawmakers finish session after huge federal aid boost

HONOLULU — Lawmakers on Thursday wrapped up a legislative session marked by a generous influx of federal aid that helped the islands weather a pandemic that threw tens of thousands of people out of work and upended the state’s tourism-dependent economy.

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