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Kahele announces run for governor

U.S. Rep. Kaiali‘i Kahele officially entered the race to become Hawaii’s next governor during an event held Saturday at the Boys and Girls Club of the Big Island in Hilo.

Hele-On to operate state’s first hydrogen bus

The Hawaii County Mass Transit Agency, in partnership with the Hawaii Natural Energy Institute and U.S. Hybrid, has taken delivery of its first hydrogen fuel-cell-powered bus, which is intended for operation on Routes 202, 203 and 204 in Kailua-Kona later this spring.

Chocolates, living plants and flowers make great Mother’s Day gifts

This weekend is Mother’s Day and if you forgot any of those favorite women in your life, you are in real trouble! Trying to wrack your brains for just the right last minute gift can be frustrating. Chocolates are often a favorite gift, but why not go one step further and treat your loved ones to the Big Island Chocolate Festival on May 14 at the Waikoloa Beach Marriot Resort and Spa.

Kona man dies in Puna crash

Hawaii Island police are investigating a single-vehicle traffic crash in Puna that resulted in the death of a Kailua-Kona man.

UH puts brakes on astro leases

The University of Hawaii will suspend all sublease negotiations with the Maunakea Observatories as Gov. David Ige considers whether to sign or veto a bill that could change the future of astronomy on the Big Island.

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