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Missing Waikoloa man

Police are searching for a 69-year-old Waikoloa man last seen in Hilo.

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Preliminary hearing set in meth by mail case

A 35-year-old Mountain View man accused of using the U.S. Postal Service for methamphetamine trafficking pleaded not guilty to possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine and carrying a firearm in the commission of a drug trafficking crime.

DOH: COVID-19 variants dominant in Hawaii

A new report from state Department of Health’s State Laboratories Division shows that the number COVID-19 cases caused by “variants of concern” now make up a greater percentage of cases in the state, and that percentage continues to grow, the DOH said today.

Man found shot to death in Keauhou

Big Island police have initiated a murder investigation after a man was found with multiple gunshot wounds late Tuesday in Keauhou.

Panel forecasts more tax revenue this fiscal year

HONOLULU — The Council on Revenues on Tuesday sharply increased its tax revenue forecast for the state to reflect rebounding spending by residents and a growing number of tourists visiting the islands more than a year after the coronavirus pandemic began.

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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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