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Long-term care and COVID-19

While some vaccinated “hold outs” remain, most long-term care facilities have “done very well.”

Views expressed in this Hawaii Island News summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.

Content provided by the “Hawaii Tribune-Herald.”

Accessed on 18 July 2021, 1131 UTC, Post 23,258.


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Planning Commission pushes for Parker School sidewalk

The Leeward Planning Commission wasn’t ready Thursday to give Parker School a pass on a sidewalk it promised in a lawsuit settlement and instead voted 5-0 to defer the issue for a month to give the applicant a chance to pursue a less costly option.

Volcano murder suspect pleads not guilty

A 32-year-old Volcano man accused of entering a neighbor’s property on April 26 and shooting the man to death pleaded not guilty to all charges Wednesday in Hilo Circuit Court.

Hawaii COVID-19 cases surge

The state Department of Health on Thursday reported 166 new cases of COVID-19 statewide, the largest daily case count since January.

UH: No vaccine mandate

Citing high vaccination rates among students and employees across its 10-campus system, the University of Hawaii will not enforce a vaccine mandate for students attending class in the fall.

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Russ Roberts


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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