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Maui Trial Set For Murder Suspect

Man charged with killing of girlfriend to get Maui trial.

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Puna water projects mulled

Hawaii County will not be reinvesting in infrastructure destroyed by the 2018 Kilauea eruption, public officials said Thursday.

Minimum term set for driver in fatal crash

The Hawaii Paroling Authority has set a minimum term for a 26-year-old Waimea man who was sentenced to serve a half-decade behind bars for a 2019 crash that claimed the life of a mother of four and injured three girls.

TAT a ‘necessary evil’

Mayor Mitch Roth on Wednesday called a proposed 3% tax to be added to hotel and vacation rental charges “a necessary evil.”

Two dozen arrested for suspected DUI

Hawaii Island police arrested two dozen motorists for suspected drunken driving Oct. 18 and Sunday. Four of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes and one was younger than age 21.

Lava buyout program enters phase 2

Owners of secondary residences that were isolated, damaged or destroyed during the 2018 Kilauea eruption will be able to apply next week for the county to buy their properties.

Enforcement of indoor vaccine mandates proves uneven in US

HONOLULU — Go out for a night on the town in some U.S. cities and you might find yourself waiting while someone at the door of the restaurant or theater closely inspects your vaccination card and checks it against your photo ID. Or, conversely, you might be waved right through just by flashing your card.

Anti-telescope protesters oppose US attorney pick for Hawaii

HONOLULU — Some Native Hawaiians are objecting to President Joe Biden’s choice for U.S. attorney in the 50th state, saying Clare Connors treated dozens of elders like criminals when her office prosecuted them for blocking a road while protesting the construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope on Maunakea.

Navy says operator error caused Oahu pipeline leak

HONOLULU — The U.S. Navy said Tuesday that operator error caused it to release 1,618 gallons of jet fuel from a pipeline at its Red Hill fuel tank storage facility Oahu, but that the leak didn’t come from any of the massive tanks themselves.

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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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