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UH Hilo to use hybrid model

UH-Hilo faculty given option of using hybrid model because of COVID-19 cases.

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

Accessed on 03 September 2021, 1334 UTC, Post 23,421.

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Would-be plane thief ordered to take mental exam

A 24-year-old Pahoa man accused of trying to steal an airplane at Hilo International Airport told police he always wanted to be a pilot and needs to tell everyone he has the cure for cancer, according to court documents.

Parolees must be vaccinated

Starting today, the Hawaii Paroling Authority will require eligible inmates to be fully vaccinated prior to their release on parole.

Federal jobless benefits end Saturday

Federal unemployment benefits are ending on Saturday, and the state Department of Labor and Industrial Relations said Tuesday it wants to ensure that unemployed individuals who are losing the extra aid are aware of the upcoming changes and potential next steps.

Hilo lawyers honored for service at Self-Help Center

At the Hawaii County Bar Association’s virtual Hilo Self-Help Center Recognition Awards in July, 31 attorneys were recognized for providing more than 470 free consultations to people who sought legal assistance in 2020. The volunteer attorneys were recognized by Hawaii Chief Justice Mark E. Recktenwald, Third Circuit Chief Judge Robert D.S. Kim, Hawaii State Bar Association President Levi K. Hookano, HSBA Executive Director Pat Mai Shimizu, and Hawaii County Bar Association President Michelle Oishi.

Missing Puna man found safe

• Police report that 34-year-old Justin J. Clark of Puna, who was reported missing, was found Friday in Hilo in good health.

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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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