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Governor Ige signs administrative rules to protect fish populations, habitat around Miloli’i Fishing Village.

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THURSDAY, AUGUST 4, 2022

NEWS

Ige Signs Administrative Rules to Protect Fish Population, Habitats Around Miloli‘i Fishing Village

Gov. David Ige on Tuesday signed administrative rules to make the coastline bordering the remote fishing village of Miloli‘i the second Community-Based Subsistence Fishing Area, CBFSA, in the state.

The Miloli‘i CBSFA will protect and conserve fish populations and their habitats, by combining traditional Hawaiian fishing practices with modern approaches to conservation. The CBFSA declaration has been a long-time coming, supported by the persistence of residents.

 

   

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EAST HAWAII NEWS

Malfunction Leads to Mountain View Water Outage

A system malfunction that caused a county water tank to run dry overnight Tuesday, Aug. 2, was the culprit behind a water outage in Mountain View.

A Department of Water Supply tank in Mountain View went empty, causing a disruption in water service to the area. The department made adjustments to the system to restore normal operating levels and meet affected customers’ daily water needs.

 

   

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EAST HAWAII NEWS

Council Approves Renewal of Lease For HOPE Services Homeless Campus in Kona By Nathan Christophel

Support and shelter for homeless in West Hawai‘i will continue at a campus in Kailua-Kona for the immediate future thanks to an action of the Hawai‘i County Council.

The Council on Wednesday, Aug. 3, during its regular meeting adopted Resolution 445, which authorizes the renewal of a lease with HOPE Services Hawai‘i for county property located at 74-5593 Pawai Place at an annual cost of $10. The lease is for two years.

 

   

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NEWS

Hilo Man Charged With Sex Assault Following Reported Domestic Incident

A Hilo man is facing numerous charges after reportedly sexually assaulting a female earlier this week.

The incident occurred in the early morning hours on Sunday, July 31, at a Hilo residence on Ululani Street. According to Hawai‘i police the suspect, later identified as 58-year-old David Scott Paulino, reportedly struck the victim several times, strangulated her with his hands, sexually assaulted her, threatened her with a knife and took her phone away while she attempted to call police.

 

   

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NEWS

COVID Weekly Update: 468 New Cases Reported on Big Island

The state Department of Health reported 3,689 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, Aug. 3, bringing the statewide total to 329,633. Twenty-one new fatalities were reported.

A total of 468 new infections were reported Wednesday on the Big Island. A map documenting new cases by district throughout all islands can be accessed at the DOH website.

 

   

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BIG ISLAND WEATHER
MAUI

Maui County home sales cool in June; single-family home median sales price at $1.1 million

Maui County home sales fell by more than 50% for condos and 20% for single-family houses last month, as rising mortgage rates and record-high sales prices pushed out buyers. Still, Julyʻs median sales price for single-family homes rose 5% year over year to $1.1 million, according to the Realtors Association of Maui report released Wednesday. Condos were up 11% to $789,500 compared with the same month last year. 

   

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Paula Fuga sings “Tribute to Aretha Franklin,” plans a tour with award-winning album

Hawaiian singer-songwriter Paula Fuga said she’s always been drawn to “Queen of Soul” Aretha Franklin’s personality and music and looks forward to her “Tribute to Aretha Franklin” concert at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center Aug. 13. 

   

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KAUAI

USPS Debuts Online ‘Talk-Story’ Hawai‘i Job Fairs

The U.S. Postal Service has launched a new way for island residents to learn about its job opportunities. 

   

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KPD Arrests Four in Connection With Jewelry Scam, Reminds Public to Stay Vigilant

The public is reminded to exercise caution if someone approaches them attempting to sell jewelry. 

   

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