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Closing outdoor spaces

Residents, visitors alike concerned over proposal to close outdoor spaces. 

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

Accessed on 22 August 2021, 1158 UTC, Post 23,347.

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Proposed emergency rules

A new emergency rule proposed by Hawaii County and under consideration by Gov. David Ige also outlines rules for restaurants, bars, food courts and other dining establishments; barber shops and beauty operators; and places of worship.

Legislators ask why HHSC has delayed mandatory vaccinations

Three state lawmakers sent a letter Thursday to the Hawaii Health Systems Corporation requesting information about its decision to delay implementation of mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations until the vaccines have been fully approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Roth asks Ige to OK new restrictions

County parks and recreational facilities would close again under a new emergency rule proposed by Mayor Mitch Roth that has been sent to Gov. David Ige for consideration.

New solar telescope aims to open in 3 months

HONOLULU — The project director of a new solar telescope on Maui that will be the most powerful of its kind hopes scientists will be able to start observations at the facility in three months.


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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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