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MONDAY, AUGUST 1, 2022

NEWS

PTA Announces August Training Schedule

Pōhakuloa Training Area notifies the public that they might hear military units during scheduled training events in August at the U.S. Army facility.

The dates and details of the planned training for August are:

 

   

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SURF REPORT

Hawaii County Surf Forecast for August 01, 2022

 

Photo Credit: James Grenz

 

   

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SURF REPORT

Hawaii County Surf Forecast for August 01, 2022

 

Photo Credit: James Grenz

 

   

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EAST HAWAII NEWS

One-Way Traffic Pattern Returns For Part of Morning on Waiānuenue Avenue in Hilo During School Days

The 2022-23 school year begins Monday, Aug. 1, and with it comes a change in traffic flow for a portion of the mornings on a Hilo roadway while school is in session.

A one-way traffic pattern for Waiānuenue Avenue, from the intersection with Komohana Street to Kamehameha Avenue, returns from 7:15-8 a.m. during school days beginning Monday. The Hawaiʻi Police Department will increase traffic enforcement efforts to ensure a safe transition back to the one-way traffic pattern. Those who do not obey the one-way traffic pattern face a $97 fine.

 

   

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NEWS

Microbes From Hawai‘i Volcanic Environments Could Offer Insights Into Ancient Life on Earth, Mars

Microscopic life in lava caves and tubes on the Big Island that are hundreds of years old could help understand how life might have existed on early Earth and Mars.

A team of researchers, including experts from the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa School of Life Sciences, investigated several sites on Hawaiʻi Island. Samples from bacterial communities the researchers collected revealed that a group of bacteria called Chloroflexi are what researchers refer to as hub species, meaning they are connected to many other species, and usually play key ecological roles in their communities.

 

   

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BIG ISLAND CORONAVIRUS UPDATES

COVID-19 Vaccinations For Keiki 6 Months to 4 Years Old Available at QNHCH

A North Hawai‘i hospital announces that is now has COVID-19 vaccinations for younger keiki.

Queen’s North Hawai‘i Community Hospital in Waimea is offering vaccinations for children as young as 6 months old. The Pfizer vaccine for keiki ages 6 months to 4 years old is one-tenth of the adult dose, with three shots necessary.

 

   

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BIG ISLAND WEATHER
MAUI

Monthly siren and emergency alert system test, Aug. 1

The monthly test of the all-hazard Statewide Outdoor Warning Siren System, coordinated with the test of the Live Audio Broadcast segment of the Emergency Alert System, is scheduled for today, Monday, Aug. 1, 2022 at 11:45 a.m. 

   

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Maui Obituaries: Week Ending July 31, 2022

Maui Obituaries for the week ending July 31, 2022. May they rest in peace. 

   

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KAUAI

Make-A-Wish Hawai‘i Celebrates 40 Years of Granting Wishes

Make-A-Wish Hawai‘i is marking 40 years of granting life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses, and to celebrate the significant milestone, the organization will host free anniversary events every Saturday in August throughout the state, including on the Big Island. 

   

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Red Flag Warning Extended, Wind Advisory Canceled

The red flag warning in effect for Kaua‘i has been extended until 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 1. However, the National Weather Service in Honolulu has canceled the wind advisory that was previously in effect, according to the county. 

   

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