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Waikoloa Resort Plan Delayed

Leeward Planning Commission uncertain on timeshare and residential development for Waikoloa Resort.

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Obituaries for November 24

Arnold Douglas Ackerman, 69, of Kealakekua died Nov. 13 at home. Born in Kealakekua, he was a television producer, cattle rancher, member of Kona Mauka Rotary, Food Bank, Kai O Pua Canoe Club and Kona Hospital Foundation. Celebration of life 1-4:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 11, at Kona Historical Society in Kealakekua. Survived by wife, Noel Black Ackerman of Kealakekua; daughter, Cobey Ackerman of Kealakekua; sister, Stephanie Ackerman of Kealakekua; a grandson; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Hawaii groups want US to shut down military fuel tanks

HONOLULU — Citing threats to Honolulu’s drinking water, the Sierra Club of Hawaii and other groups on Wednesday called on President Joe Biden and military leaders to shut down tanks that provide an important fuel reserve for U.S. forces in the Pacific.

Water Board mulls rate hikes

Members of the island Water Board favored a 9.5% annual rate increase over options of 12% and 8% after a presentation Tuesday from consultants anticipating revenues and expenses over the next five years.

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Ige urges parents to vaccinate keiki

Gov. David Ige said Monday about 14% of children ages 5 to 11 statewide have received at least one shot of vaccine to inoculate them against the novel coronavirus.

Eleven arrested in prostitution sting

CORRECTION 11-24-21 9:10 a.m.: A previous version of this story incorrectly reported that Joseph Michael Powell had a Nov. 23 court date. That is a different Joseph Powell and a different case, on Maui. The Tribune-Herald regrets the error.

Man injured in cliff collapse

UPDATE 1:24 p.m. 11-22-2021: According to police, the man who fell from the cliff was listed in critical condition.

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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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