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Missing Oahu Girl

Adoptive parents withdrew missing girl from school.

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Retired cop sentenced to probation

A retired Hawaii Police Department detective has been sentenced to four years of probation for his role in an armed confrontation in Hawaiian Paradise Park in 2017.

Island Life: Me, my shelf, and I

Colorful shelf fungus grows in the Kona Cloud Forest Sanctuary, Kaloko Mauka. Also known as tree bracket fungus, which forms at the base of trees, shelf fungus usually live as long as the tree it infects. (Elizabeth Weintraub/Community contributor)

Weight limit for Kolekole Bridge reduced

The state Department of Transportation said Wednesday it has reduced the allowable weight rating for Kolekole Bridge on Hawaii Belt Road (Highway 19) to 4 tons. The weight reduction will be in effect until further notice and signs advising of restrictions and a lowered speed limit of 25 mph over the bridge will be posted shortly.

Blankets donated to Okutsu Veterans State Home

Members of the Zonta Club of Hilo, Hilo Hongwanji Betsuin Big Island Women Association, Church of the Holy Apostles, Daughters of the American Revolution and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3830-Pahoa Auxiliary in late August presented lap-blankets and “fidget or busy blankets” for veterans and dementia patients at the Okutsu Veterans State Home in Hilo.

Ethics Board retracts Van Pernis vote

Now that Mark Van Pernis is no longer a commissioner on the Leeward Planning Commission, the Board of Ethics on Monday retracted a prior finding that he violated the ethics code.

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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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