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Military Veterans Honored In Ceremony

Because of COVID-19, many elements of the Hilo ceremony were absent, but the spirit of the day was “on display.”

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

Accessed on 12 November 2021, 1112 UTC.

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Puna man sentenced to 10 years for wild crime spree

A Puna man was sentenced Monday to 10 years in prison for a wild spree almost 2½ years ago that included an assault with a metal pipe or rebar and a victim who said he was purposely hit by a vehicle carjacked by the assailant.

EPA fines county over ongoing Ka‘u sewage issues

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Wednesday it has fined Hawaii County $28,500 for missing a deadline to submit a complete design of a wastewater treatment facility in Pahala under a 2017 consent order requiring the county to replace decades-old gang cesspools in Pahala and Naalehu.

Police arrest 27 for DUI

During the week of Nov. 1-7, Hawaii Island police arrested 27 motorists for DUI. Twelve of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. None were younger than 21.

Solar projects ditched, delayed

Supply chain problems and other unfavorable circumstances have led to the cancellation of one Big Island large solar project and the delay of another, according to documents filed with state regulators.

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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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