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Students, volunteers plant 160 koa trees in the Honua’ula Forest Reserve.

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Accessed on 25 October 2021, 1309 UTC.

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Homeless project gets go-ahead

A homeless emergency shelter and housing project in Kailua-Kona took an incremental step forward Friday, with unanimous approval by the state Board of Land and Natural Resources for a ground lease and right of entry for Hawaii County.

$1M FEMA grant for Mana Road fire

Hawaii County is receiving $1 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to help pay for battling the largest wildfire in island history, but whether the volunteers who threw themselves into the fight will get their costs reimbursed remains to be seen.

Council seeks Sunshine Law changes

All nine members of the County Council on Wednesday embraced a resolution seeking changes to the state Sunshine Law, even though most of the details remain unclear.

Funds released to improve Waimea charter school

Construction of electrical and telecommunication system upgrades are set to begin at Waimea Middle Public Conversion Charter School following the release Monday of $1.2 million in Capital Improvement Project funds by Gov. David Ige.

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