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Hawaii Marine Sanctuary Considered

NOAA is considering additional protections for waters off the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands.

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Accessed on 21 November 2021, 1319 UTC.

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Big Island bench warrants

As of Friday, Nov. 19, 2021, the following individuals are wanted by the Hawaii Police Department because of outstanding warrants:

Kawaihae sex assault case trial to start Nov. 30

The oft-delayed jury trial for a 21-year-old man accused of sexually assaulting an elderly woman at a South Kohala campground in 2019 will begin later this month after the defendant allowed a material witness to testify via Zoom.

Police: DUI roadblocks return for holiday season

With the holiday season under way, police once again will take to Hawaii County’s streets to conduct DUI roadblocks, according to Torey Keltner, Hawaii Police Department Traffic Services Division program manager.

No Big Island hotel tax exemption

Big Island residents will not be exempt from a proposed extra 3% tax on hotel, timeshare and transient vacation rental charges, despite efforts from County Council members.

Herbicide ban advances

A County Council panel on Wednesday advanced a measure to ban the use of glyphosate-based herbicides at county Parks and Recreation facilities.

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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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