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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2022

BIG ISLAND NEWS

High bacteria levels detected off handful of West Hawai‘i beaches

Bacteria levels in waters off the west side of Kailua Pier as well as at Kekaha Kai State Beach Park and Kua Bay were reported by the state Department of Health Thursday afternoon. 

   

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EAST HAWAII NEWS

Volcano Watch: Recent events at Mauna Loa remind us to be prepared for quick changes

The last eruption of Mauna Loa occurred in 1984 and began in a style typical of the volcano. 

   

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DISCUSSION

Council moves forward with purchase of Keauhou Bay property By Nathan Christophel

The Hawai’i County Council during its regular meeting Wednesday moved ahead with plans to purchase some of the last remaining open space at Keauhou Bay. 

   

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FEATURED

American Chelsea Sodaro shocks stellar field to win Ironman World Championship in Kona By Cammy Clark

Chelsea Sodaro, 33, of California stunned the best field in Ironman World Championship history to win on her first try in Kona with a time of 8 hours, 33 minutes and 46 seconds. 

   

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FEATURED

Coast Guard identifies dive tour boat captain found dead in waters off West Hawai‘i By Nathan Christophel

A man found dead Tuesday in waters offshore of a West Hawai‘i beach park was the captain of a dive tour boat who was reported missing earlier in the day by a crew member. 

   

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BIG ISLAND WEATHER
MAUI

New Kekaulike High School Foundation and Upcountry East fundraiser

The newly formed Kekaulike High School Foundation is awarding scholarships to King Kekaulike High School seniors for the 2021-22 school year. 

   

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Hawaiʻi schools to receive $1.4M for healthy meals

Hawai‘i schools will receive more than $1.4 million in new federal funding from the US Department of Agriculture to support school meal programs. 

   

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KAUAI

Participants sought for UH Shape Up! Keiki study about childhood obesity

A research team at the University of Hawaiʻi Cancer Center is looking to recruit nearly 400 children, ages 0-5 years old, for a study that will create advanced body shape models using 3-D scans. 

   

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UH study: Hawaiian corals select algae partnerships to help survive climate change

Teamwork is even more important for coral trying to survive an increasingly warming ocean. 

   

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