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Big Island Drug Court graduates 58th class–path to a new life.

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

Accessed on 15 October 2021, 1246 UTC.

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Police searching for missing man, 67

Hawaii Island police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating 67-year-old Christopher A. Polifka of Kona, who was reported missing by his family on Sunday.

Pele’s show continues

Kilauea volcano has erupted more than 4.2 billion gallons of lava since its current summit eruption began Sept. 29.

Woman electrocuted by downed utility lines

A woman was killed and a man injured Tuesday night after power lines fell on a parked vehicle they were in near a residential property in the Hawaiian Shores subdivision in Pahoa.

Hawaii Supreme Court denies request regarding release of inmates

Correction: This Hawaii Tribune-Herald story incorrectly stated the state Supreme Court denied by a unanimous 5-0 vote a petition by the Office of the Public Defender seeking an order to decrease populations in correctional facilities in an attempt to stem the spread the spread of the novel coronavirus. The vote was not unanimous.

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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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