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Construction on Phase 2 of the Hilo Bayfront Trails project began on Monday after years of delays.

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Parole granted for two Kona men

A Kona man sentenced to up to a half-decade behind bars for a 2019 shooting that injured one and triggered an 11-day manhunt was granted parole by the Hawaii Paroling Authority on Wednesday.

HVNP guided tours return

Dozens of visitors endured the cold wind and rain Saturday to participate in the first ranger-guided tours at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park in more than two years.

Obituaries for April 17

Annie Bailado, 97, of Kailua-Kona died Feb. 25 at home. Born in Keopu Mauka, she was a macadamia nut and coffee farmer, lauhala weaver, eucharistic minister and member of St. Benedict’s Catholic Church, South Kona Senior Citizens Club, and the Cultural Advisory Group and Keauhou-Kahaluu Education Group of Kamehameha Schools. Visitation 8-10 a.m. Saturday, April 30, at St. Benedict’s Catholic Church in Honaunau. Mass at 10 a.m. Burial to follow in the church cemetery. Casual attire; flowers welcome. Survived by brother, Philip (Clementine) Pai of Honaunau; hanai sister, Mary Pai of Kailua-Kona; caregiver, Mahealani (Diana) Pai of Kailua-Kona; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Ige releases $1.5M for Puako sewer plans

A long-anticipated project to improve water quality and protect the coral reef by replacing cesspools at Puako with a sewer system is finally moving forward with the announcement Friday that Gov. David Ige has released $1.5 million to get the design work started.

Kamehameha Ave. road closure slated for Saturday

From 8 a.m.- 3 p.m. on Saturday, Kamehameha Avenue between Waianuenue Avenue and the State Fisheries Research Station driveway in both directions will be closed for the 2022 59th Annual Merrie Monarch Festival Royal Parade and staging area.

Police arrest 22 for DUI

During the week of April 4-10, Hawaii Island police arrested 22 motorists for DUI. Six of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. None were younger than 21.

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