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James Beard Awards

Three chefs with Hilo ties are among 13 people statewide named semifinalists for the 2022 James Beard Foundation Awards.

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Elementary school office vandalized

Kahakai Elementary School was the target of a malicious break-in this past week with a perpetrator vandalizing the office of the physical education teacher.

Ige defends state mask mandate

Gov. David Ige on Friday defended his decision to continue the statewide mask mandate despite recent recommendations from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

State urges ‘heightened posture’ regarding cybersecurity

HONOLULU — In the wake of continued geopolitical tensions and related cybersecurity attacks affecting Ukraine and other countries in the region, the Hawaii Office of Homeland Security has been working hand-in-hand with its partners to identify and rapidly share information about cybersecurity threats that could threaten the operations of critical infrastructure in Hawaii.

Stolen DLNR trucks, trailer, UTV recovered

The Department of Land and Natural Resources said two trucks, a utility task vehicle and a tilt trailer stolen from a Division of Forestry and Wildlife base yard last November have all now been recovered.

$600M for DHHL to be heard by money committees

Companion bills in the Legislature that would put $600 million in general revenues into a special Department of Hawaiian Home Lands fund to help Native Hawaiian beneficiaries acquire homes are scheduled for hearings today.

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The Amateur Radio Emergency Service-ARES- will hold the Kawailani ‘Ino Hawaii statewide voice and digital Emergency Communications Exercise on April 16th.  Licensed Hawaii Ham Radio Operators are encouraged to participate by registering at

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