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Mandate for HMC

Vaccinations or testing required for Hawaii Health Corp. System facility employees.

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

Accessed on 26 August 2021, 1331 UTC, Post 23,375.

Content provided by the “Hawaii Tribune-Herald.”


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Lowen to continue pushing producer responsibility

State Rep. Nicole Lowen said she’ll continue pursuing increased producer responsibility for the waste their products produce, despite the failure to get her colleagues’ support of a bill she sponsored this year.

Motorcyclist killed in Puna crash

Police are investigating a fatal traffic collision that killed a motorcyclist Tuesday afternoon in the area between the 4- and 5-mile marker of Highway 132 in Pahoa.

Lost and found: Community helps nurse locate stolen bike

When Kat Balsimo came out to her vehicle Saturday night after a grueling 15-hour shift as health coordinator at North Hawaii Community Hospital, her bike — her means of escaping the stress and realities of being a nurse amid the COVID-19 pandemic — had been swiped.


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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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