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COVID-19 Home Testing Kits

Hilo Medical Center distributes COVID-19 home testing kits at the Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium.

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$500K Build Back Better grant to grow island food supply

Mayor Mitch Roth’s administration was so eager to put a $500,000 American Rescue Plan Act Build Back Better Regional Challenge to good use, it fast-tracked a resolution accepting the money to the County Council before the grant was officially approved by the federal government.

Ige paints rosier budget picture

Gov. David Ige unveiled Monday his Executive Supplemental Budget for the next two fiscal years, which restores funding to agencies that previously had their budgets cut because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Police: Man killed in traffic accident in Keaau

Hawaii Island police are investigating the traffic death of an unidentified male following a traffic collision at 1:57 a.m. this morning in Keaau at the intersection of Highway 11 and Kipimana Street.

Police seek missing Puna woman

Police are seeking leads from the public to locate 29-year-old Natalie Johnson of Puna, whom family members say they last heard from on Dec. 14.

Water work to affect traffic on Highway 130

The county Department of Water Supply will be working on Keaau-Pahoa Road (Highway 130) near the Kaloli Drive intersection from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., daily, from Monday, Jan. 3, through Thursday, Jan. 6, to install a new water service.


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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