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State lawmakers urge better mental health care resources for health care workers.

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THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2022

DISCUSSION

State lawmakers urge better mental health resources for health care workers

As 50 Kaiser Permanente clinicians who serve more than 260,000 patients throughout the islands continue an open-ended strike, 15 Hawai‘i state legislators on Tuesday signed a letter addressing the increasing challenges faced by health care providers specifically relating to mental health. 

   

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ACTIVITIES

Mayor’s Cup golf tourney returns to raise funds for Hawai‘i Island United Way

Dust off those golf clubs and don your plaid pants to help raise funds for Hawai‘i Island United Way. 

   

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BIG ISLAND NEWS

Office of Hawaiian Affairs awards grant funds to project to be implemented at Waimea Middle School

A Big Island school is one of two in the state that will benefit from grant funds from the Office of Hawaiian Affairs. 

   

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FEATURED

Mauna Loa summit/backcountry closed due to elevated seismic activity

Due to elevated seismic activity on Mauna Loa, the Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park is closing the Mauna Loa summit backcountry until further notice. 

   

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FEATURED

North Kohala patrol officer charged with domestic abuse

Hawai‘i Island police detectives charged a 28-year-old North Kohala patrol officer with abuse following a domestic dispute on Oct. 1 at a residence in ʻĀinaloa. 

   

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BIG ISLAND WEATHER
MAUI

Groups find a way forward in partnership over brand management of Hawaiʻi tourism

After the award of the procurement to the Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement in June followed by a formal protest from the Hawaiʻi Visitors and Convention Bureau, both parties have worked collaboratively to find a way forward in partnership. 

   

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Maui median in September rises to $1,025,000, up 3% from same time

Maui’s median sales price for single family homes sold in September rose to $1,025,000, up 3.0% from the year prior, according to the latest data released by the Realtors Association of Maui. 

   

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KAUAI

More lane closures scheduled for sections of Kapa‘a

Several roadways in Kapa‘a will once again experience traffic shifts as construction of a new roundabout continues. 

   

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Block party planned on Rice Street later this month

Get ready to party, Līhu‘e. 

   

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