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Hilo Farmers Market reopens Hamakua side after improvements.

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‘A different path forward’

All state-owned light vehicles must be fully electric by 2035 under a bill that successfully passed through the state Legislature this year.

Ige signs proclamation allowing interisland trips for vaccinated travelers

Gov. David Ige Friday signed the 20th proclamation on COVID-19 to allow inter-county travelers vaccinated in the state of Hawaii to bypass the pre-travel testing and/or quarantine requirement starting May 11. The state’s Safe Travels platform went online Friday, allowing travelers to upload their travel information and vaccination data.

Lawmakers announce funding for projects

More than $2.2 million in capital improvement projects funds have been allocated by state lawmakers for sewage and electrical improvements at Honokohau Small Boat Harbor in Kailua-Kona.

Manufacturer voluntarily recalls canned organic beans

The state Department of Health is advising consumers to dispose of or return selected 15-ounce cans of S&W Organic Black Beans, 15-ounce cans of O Organic Brand Black Beans and 15-ounce cans of O Organic Brand Chili Beans.

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Russ Roberts (https://hawaiinewsdigest.net)

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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