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Hawaii Island police continue crack down on motorists who drive unter the influence of an intoxicant.

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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2022

BIG ISLAND NEWS

Police: Nine drivers arrested for DUI

Big Island police continue to crack down on motorists who drive under the influence of an intoxicant. 

   

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DISCUSSION

County Council postpones taking action on proposed gun control measure until Oct. 18 By Nathan Christophel

After two hours of discussion about a proposed new gun control policy that would restrict where firearms could be carried on the Big Island, the Hawai‘i County Council decided Tuesday the “sensitive places” listed were too broad and postponed taking action on the bill until Oct. 18 to allow for revisions. 

   

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FEATURED

Childhood dream comes true for Hilo native competing in Ironman World Championship By Tiffany DeMasters

Skye Ombac remembers when she was a little girl and her father, Eddie-O, would drive her and her twin sister Katrina from their home in Hilo to the west side of the Big Island to experience all the excitement of the famous Ironman World Championship in Kona. 

   

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BIG ISLAND NEWS

Brown water advisory issued for several West Hawai‘i locations

If the water is brown, stay out. 

   

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FEATURED

Ironman World Championship’s course information and guide for spectators

Learn about the 140.6-mile course of the 2022 VinFast Ironman World Championship and where the best places are to view the 5,000 triathletes compete on Thursday and Saturday. 

   

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BIG ISLAND WEATHER
MAUI

In-person community Maui budget meetings begin on Monday

Mayor Michael Victorino and his administration will host a series of community meetings in October to receive comments and recommendations from the public regarding the proposed budget for the Fiscal Year 2023 – 2024. 

   

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UHMC hosts Maui Men’s March Against Violence, Oct. 6

The University of Hawaiʻi Maui College invites everyone in the community to participate in “Maui Men’s March Against Violence,” an organized men’s march to end domestic violence, intimate partner violence, and gender violence.  This event will be held on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022, from 12 to 2 p.m. at the front lawn of the UH Maui College campus Great Lawn. 

   

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KAUAI

Waimea wastewater treatment plant project honored by American Society of Civil Engineers

The county Department of Public Works Division of Wastewater Management was recently honored for its work on an optimization project at one of the island’s wastewater treatment plants. 

   

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Learn about Holomua: Marine 30×30 Initiative at information session Oct. 4 in Līhuʻe

The Hawaiʻi Fishermen’s Alliance for Conservation and Tradition will hold an information session on Oct. 4 in Līhuʻe to discuss possible impacts of the state Department of Land and Natural Resources’ Holomua:  Marine 30×30 Initiative. 

   

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