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Connors approved as US attorney

The U.S. Senate approves nomination of Clare Connors as US attorney for Hawaii.

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Hotel tax advances without resident discount

A move to exempt county residents from having to pay an extra 3% hotel tax in order to enjoy a staycation on their own island was shot down Wednesday by a County Council majority before advancing Bill 81 on a unanimous vote.

Hawaii congressional delegation seeks Navy fuel-leak probe

HONOLULU — The four members of Hawaii’s congressional delegation said Wednesday they are asking the Department of Defense’s inspector general to investigate whether the Navy properly investigated and notified state authorities about a fuel leak at Pearl Harbor.

Survey: NSF should fund TMT

It would be “disastrous” for astronomy in the United States if the federal government does not invest in the Thirty Meter Telescope, according to a survey released this morning.

DOH: Vaccinations can begin for keiki

The state Department of Health is authorizing certified vaccination providers to administer Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for children age 5-11 immediately.

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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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