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Hawaii Coffee Labeling

Hawaii County Council supports resolution calling for stricter limits on coffee labeling.

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Whistle-blower complaint targets Na Leo managers

Na Leo community television executives are investigating a whistle-blower complaint filed by an employee charging a hostile work environment because three managers who had a business relationship with former CEO Stacy Higa continue working at the station.

County: Kolekole park to be closed while bridge repaired

Kolekole Beach Park will be closed from Monday through Dec. 31 as the state Department of Transportation makes emergency repairs to Kolekole Stream Bridge to upgrade the bridge capacity from a 12-ton to a 40-ton load rating capacity, Hawaii County announced Friday.

Crowned: Kyndra Nakamoto wins Miss Kona Coffee

Eight contestants vied for the title of Miss Kona Coffee and Miss Aloha Hawaii Friday at the annuial Miss Kona Coffee Scholarship Competition at King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel.

Sustainability fundraising raises questions

A move by Mayor Mitch Roth’s office to raise private donations to host conferences has caused some County Council members consternation about the appearance of “pay for play,” but the second event in the mayor’s series is scheduled later this month after council approval of the money.

Big Island lawmakers on ‘gut and replace’

State legislators representing the Big Island expressed mixed reactions to Hawaii Supreme Court’s ruling Thursday that “gut and replace” legislative tactics are a violation of the state Constitution.

22nd annual Holualoa Coffee and Art Stroll attracts hundreds

Hundreds of people walked Mamalahoa Highway in the heart of Holualoa Saturday for the 22nd annual Holualoa Village Coffee and Art Stroll. Coffee farmers offered samples of award-winning coffee and artisans displayed their wares for visitors and locals alike. (Photos by Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

Pavlof: A volcano without typical signs of unrest?

Volcanoes commonly give us clues that they are going to erupt. Before an eruption, gas, magma, and other fluids move below the surface of a volcano and typically cause earthquakes. This movement can also create a signal called volcanic tremor, which can often be observed on local seismometers. Seismometers, which measure movement of the ground, are important tools for monitoring volcanic activity.

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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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