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2022 Merrie Monarch Festival

Planning underway for 2022 Merrie Monarch Festival, despite uncertainty created by pandemic.

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Accessed on 15 October 2021, 1258 UTC.

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Higa pleads guilty to embezzlement and bribery

A former County Council chairman and Big Island mayoral candidate pleaded guilty today to embezzlement of more than $38,000 from AmeriCorps and of offering a bribe in return for grants under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act.

Honokaa man pleads in extreme domestic abuse case

County Prosecutor Kelden Waltjen said his office will seek the maximum 10-year prison term for a 27-year-old Honokaa man arrested for a series of domestic abuse incidents that took place between February and April.

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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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