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Astronomers in Hawaii work every night to protect Earth from asterteroids big and small.

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SUNDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2022

ASTRONOMY

Astronomers in Hawaiʻi work every night to protect Earth from asteroids big and small By Cammy Clark

The University of Hawaiʻi is a major contributor to protecting Earth from asteroids big and small with several telescopes and programs. 

   

FULL STORY 

FEATURED

We got your maps: All you need to know on road closures during Ironman race days

Driving a car around West Hawai‘i during Ironman race day, or race days, in this case, is hectic. But it’s not impossible. 

   

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BIG ISLAND NEWS

Weekly Road Closures: Oct. 1-7

The state Department of Transportation issued its weekly list of road and lane closures for Oct. 1-7. 

   

FULL STORY 

FEATURED

Ironman World Championship needs volunteers – and fast with first race Thursday in Kona By Megan Hadley

With the Ironman World Championship in Kailua-Kona less than a week away, race organizers are scrambling to find volunteers to fill about 4,000 shifts to help care for the approximately 5,000 participants. 

   

FULL STORY 

FEATURED

It’s the right to access public lands vs. ‘We can hear Waipiʻo Breathe’ By Tom Hasslinger

The closure and reopening of Waipiʻo Valley Road has led to a conflict between valley residents who want the area to remain mostly closed for the sake of the land and culture and those who believe it is their right to have access to the public lands and ocean. 

   

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BIG ISLAND WEATHER
MAUI

Gov. Ige traveling to San Francisco for bond rating meetings

Gov. David Ige travels to San Francisco today for a series of meetings with credit rating agencies. The governor and members of his team are working to secure favorable bond ratings in an effort to allow the state to borrow money at the lowest interest rates possible. 

   

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Celebration of Life for Maui Tomorrow founding board member, Mark Sheehan

A Celebration of Life will be held today, Sunday, Oct. 2, for Mark Sheehan, founding board member of Maui Tomorrow. 

   

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KAUAI

Astronomers work every night in Hawaiʻi to protect Earth from asteroids big and small

The University of Hawaiʻi is a major contributor to protecting Earth from asteroids big and small with several telescopes and programs. 

   

FULL STORY 

Partners needed to build affordable housing project in ‘Ele‘ele

Families looking for affordable housing on the Garden Isle may have a golden opportunity in the near future thanks to a county project in the woks. 

   

FULL STORY 

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