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Ballots being mailed to Hawaii Island voters–not too late to register to vote on 08 November 2022.

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TUESDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2022

Aloha Tuesday!

We’re headed into elections so be sure to check out our story on voter registration as well as upcoming stories on candidates representing the Big Island.

Mahalo for your readership!

ELECTION

Ballots being mailed to Big Island voters; not too late to register to vote for Nov. 8 election

The Hawai’i County Elections Division will begin mailing ballots to registered Hawai’i Island voters for the general election on Oct. 19. Voters should expect to receive the ballots between Oct. 21 and 26.

For eligible voters on the Big Island who have not registered for the Nov. 8 general election, it is not too late.

 

   

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NEWS

Drop, cover, hold on! Great Hawaiʻi Shake Out for earthquake preparedness is Oct. 20

Three simple steps — drop, cover and hold on — can help save lives and prevent injuries in the case of an earthquake.

Hawai‘i will have a chance to practice them during the Great Hawaiʻi Shake Out on Thursday at 10:20 a.m. There’s still time to register for the event.

 

   

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DISCUSSION

Public asked to weigh in on update project for Hawai‘i County zoning, subdivision codes

Zoning and subdivision codes. Sounds boring, right?

But zoning protects the health, safety and welfare of the public and property owners. Proper zoning also promotes a livable, built environment identified in Hawai‘i County’s general plan. Zoning code helps ensure incompatible land uses are not located next to each other. It can assist property owners with identifying what can and cannot be built on their property and how properties can be used.

 

   

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NEWS

County to launch parking fee pilot program at popular West Hawai‘i beach park

Hawai‘i County is launching a one-year pilot program to implement a non-resident parking fee at Kahaluʻu Beach Park, effective Dec. 1.

This pilot project, managed in conjunction with the non-profit The Kohala Center, TKC, will seek to address several of the top priorities as articulated in the HTA Hawaiʻi Island Destination Management Action Plan (DMAP) and Hawaiʻi Island’s 2020-2025 Tourism Strategic Plan by supporting the maintenance, enhancement, and protection of Kahaluʻu Bay’s natural resources, ‘āina-based education, and community-driven stewardship.

 

   

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NEWS

Puna man faces attempted murder charge following domestic incident

A Puna man is facing an attempted murder charge after allegedly firing a weapon at an occupied vehicle on Friday afternoon.

Hawai‘i police describe the incident, which occurred on Highway 11 near the intersection of Highway 130, as a domestic. According to HPD, Puna patrol officers responded to a report from a female that 45-year-old Jarrett Kaimoku Kaneshiro fired a handgun at her vehicle while she was inside.

 

   

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BIG ISLAND WEATHER
MAUI

Kula Community Association candidate forum accessible on community TV

Candidate interviews conducted by the Kula Community Association will be aired on Akakū Maui Community Media on channels 54 and 55 between Oct. 19-28, 2022. 

   

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Maui’s Malia Draper and CJ Ancheta named Complex Area Teachers of the Year; Kalani HS teacher wins state award

Maui awards were issued to Malia Draper of Waiheʻe Elementary School for the Baldwin-Kekaulike-Maui Complex Area; and Cornelio “CJ” Ancheta of Lahainaluna High School for the Hāna-Lahainaluna-Lānaʻi-Molokaʻi Complex Area award. 

   

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KAUAI

Kauai Weather Forecast for October 18, 2022

Light winds and mostly dry weather will continue through today, with afternoon sea breezes bringing some clouds and a few showers to interior and upslope… 

   

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Kauai Surf Forecast for October 18, 2022

The current northwest swell has subsided below High Surf Advisory thus the HSA has been cancelled. A larger, but shorter- period, north swell is… 

   

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Russ Roberts (https://hawaiinewsdigest.net).