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Water well contracts delayed

Well installations and repair are being delayed because of material shortages and permit issues.

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Teen shot by police was driving car with pellet gun inside

HONOLULU — A plastic pellet gun that looked like a firearm was found in a car driven by a 16-year-old boy in Hawaii, a police evidence specialist testified Tuesday in an ongoing hearing to determine whether there is probable cause of murder and attempted murder charges against three officers in the teen’s shooting death.

Man charged with Puna burglary and more

Hawaii Island police on Tuesday announced the arrest of 24-year-old Jenson Faustino-Keakaoka Castillas who was charged with burglary and an array of other offenses after breaking in to a private school in Pahoa.

Three arrested, attempted murder charges filed

On Tuesday, Hawaii Island police announced the arrest of three Captain Cook men with numerous criminal offenses after a reported hit and run incident in the parking lot of a business establishment in the 75-5800 block of Ali‘i Drive shortly after 2 a.m. on Sunday, July 25.

HCCC sends inmates to Oahu

To ease overcrowding issues at Hawaii Community Correctional Center (HCCC) and Kulani Correctional Facility (KCF), the Department of Public Safety aided by the Hawaii Army National Guard on Tuesday transferred 40 sentenced felons to Halawa Correctional Facility (HCF) on Oahu.

Police seek Volcano man in property crime case

Hawaii Island police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating 36-year-old Thomas Lou Robert Bowers, of Volcano. He is wanted for two outstanding Hilo Family Court warrants and for questioning in connection with a criminal investigation for property crimes.

DOH releases school guidelines

The state Department of Health on Monday released newly updated school re-opening guidance — eight days before students are slated to return to the classroom on Aug. 3.

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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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