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FRIDAY, MAY 6, 2022

BIG ISLAND NEWS

Hawaiian Monk Seal Population on the Rise

The population of Hawaiian monk seals is on the rise after decades of decline, authorities confirmed. 

   

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BIG ISLAND NEWS

HPD Seeks Public Help Finding Missing Mountain View Man

Authorities seek the public’s locating a Puna man who was reported missing. 

   

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HAWAII VOLCANO BLOG

Volcano Watch: Kīlauea’s Dynamic Landscape — Reflections on The Past Four Years

May 3 marked the fourth anniversary of the start of Kīlauea’s historic 2018 eruption that covered much of lower Puna with lava flows and dropped the crater floor of the summit. This anniversary is an appropriate time to reflect on the dynamic landscape we share and the events of the past 4 years. At the same time, we’re considering what these recent changes might mean for future activity at Kīlauea. 

   

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BIG ISLAND NEWS

Roth Proposes Tax Reductions in Final Budget Proposal

If approved by the County Council, Hawai‘i County Mayor Mitch Roth’s final budget for the next fiscal year would reduce taxes for nearly all real property tax classes. 

   

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BIG ISLAND NEWS

‘Banner Year’: State Legislature Approves More Than $1B For Native Hawaiian Programs By Nathan Christophel

The 2022 state legislative session wrapped up Thursday, May 5, but not before lawmakers infused more than $1 billion into projects and initiatives that will benefit Native Hawaiians. 

   

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BIG ISLAND NEWS

Winter Weather Advisory Issued For Big Island Summits

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a winter weather advisory effective until 10 a.m. Friday, May 6, for Big Island summits. 

   

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BIG ISLAND WEATHER
MAUI

Stage is Set for 2022 HHSAA Golf Championships at Kāʻanapali, May 6 to 10

After a two-year hiatus, the highly anticipated 2022 HHSAA Girls & Boys Golf Championships sponsored by the David S. Ishii Foundation will be contested from May 6 to 10 on the Kā‘anapali Kai (Girls) and Royal Kā‘anapali (Boys) Golf Courses! 

   

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Hospice Maui appoints new CEO

Hospice Maui announced that Melanie Dwyer has been appointed the new CEO of the organization. Dwyer served as the Interim CEO since January 2022, after Hospice Maui’s former CEO, Greg LaGoy, died suddenly on January 4. 

   

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KAUAI

New Cases up Slightly

During the county’s weekly info briefing, Mayor Derek Kawakami said the seven-day average on new cases on the Garden Isle is 27, up from 25 last week. Two weeks ago, the average was at 10. 

   

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‘Banner Year’: State Legislature Approves More Than $1B For Native Hawaiian Programs

The 2022 state legislative session wrapped up Thursday, May 5, but not before lawmakers infused more than $1 billion into projects and initiatives that will benefit Native Hawaiians. 

   

FULL STORY 

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