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FRIDAY, JUNE 3, 2022

HAWAII VOLCANO BLOG

Volcano Watch: What Other Volcanoes are Currently Erupting on Earth?

Kīlauea, one of Earth’s most active volcanoes, has been on the Smithsonian Institution’s Global Volcanism Program list of erupting volcanoes since the current summit eruption began on Sept. 29, 2021. 

   

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EAST HAWAII NEWS

Schatz Conducts Field Hearing on Big Island For Senate Committee on Indian Affairs By Nathan Christophel

U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz, a Hawai‘i Democrat, was in Hilo on Thursday to conduct a field hearing of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs titled “Upholding the Federal Trust Responsibility: Funding and Program Access for Innovation in the Native Hawaiian Community,” focusing on federal resources for the Native Hawaiian community. 

   

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FEATURED ARTICLES

Big Island Job Openings: Featured Openings From May 24 to June 4

Big Island Now’s featured jobs from May 24 to June 4, 2022. Add your job listings. 

   

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ACTIVITIES

IRONMAN to Hold Half-Distance Qualifying Race for October Triathlon This Weekend

The IRONMAN World Championship will be conducting a half-distance qualifying race this weekend for athletes vying to compete in the 2022 triathlon in October. 

   

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BIG ISLAND NEWS

Highway 190 in N. Kona Now Open

Highway 190 in Kalaoa in North Kona is now open, police reported. 

   

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BIG ISLAND NEWS

Sunscreen Bill Still Alive, but Some Councilmembers Say it Needs More Work By Nathan Christophel

The Council during its regular meeting Wednesday voted 6-2, with Councilman Tim Richards absent and members Ashely Kierkiewicz and Sue Lee Loy voting no, to approve the first reading of Bill 167, which would prohibit the sale and distribution of non-mineral sunscreens on the Big Island, unless prescribed by a health care provider, beginning Dec. 1. 

   

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BIG ISLAND WEATHER
MAUI

Queen Kaʻahumanu Center pitched as future site for apartments; council shuts it down

Maui County council and administration are at odds over whether vacant spaces in industrial areas, such as Queen Ka’ahumanu Center, should be able to convert into apartments as a way to combat the housing crisis. 

   

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Central Maui Water wins best tasting in Hawaiʻi; now competes nationally

Fresh water drawn from the ʻĪao aquifer in Central Maui won top honors in a “Best Tasting Water in Hawaiʻi” competition. 

   

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KAUAI

Upcoming County Workshop Aims to Help Kūpuna With Diabetes

The Agency on Elderly Affairs is accepting registrations for its upcoming Diabetes Self-Management Workshop series and invites kūpuna aged 60 years and older to apply. 

   

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Case Counts up for 10th Week in a Row

Officials urged elderly, young and vulnerable residents to exercise precaution against the virus, practices familiar with everyone now that the pandemic is well into its second year. 

   

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