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Reducing COVID-19 Restrictions

Hawaii eases COVID-19 rules for college football, other events.

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Accessed on 09 October 2021, 1218 UTC.

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Police detail cultish beliefs of mom charged in kids’ deaths

BOISE, Idaho — Newly released documents from the complex investigation of a woman accused of conspiring to kill her children and husband reveal sordid details of a cult-like belief system of “zombies” and “vibrations” plus a disintegrating marriage and an affair.

Group studies scourge of missing, murdered Native Hawaiians

HONOLULU — At first, he was just a boyfriend. He gave Ashley Maha‘a gifts and attention. But then he gave her drugs and became controlling and abusive. He would punish her for breaking ambiguous, undefined “rules,” only to later say he was sorry and shower her with flowers and lavish presents.

Kona man dies in single-car crash

A 22-year-old Kailua-Kona man died following a single-car crash early this morning on Puu Honua Road at the 4-mile marker in Napoopoo.

Documents detail harrowing shotgun confrontation

Three officers assigned to the Hilo Special Enforcement Unit struggled to take a loaded sawed-off shotgun away from a probationer in a violent roadway confrontation last week in Hawaiian Acres, according to court documents filed by police.

Police arrest 17 for DUI

During the week of Sept. 27-Oct. 3, Hawaii Island police arrested 17 motorists for DUI. Six of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. One was younger than 21.

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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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