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Long overdue restoration of the ailing Laupahoehoe Boat Ramp is now a Hawaii County priority.

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Ceremony honors veterans

About 100 U.S. military veterans, their families and supporters gathered Friday at East Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 1 in Hilo to celebrate Veterans Day in a ceremony presented by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3830 in Pahoa.

Police seek 3 Puna men

Police are seeking the public’s assistance in finding three Puna men wanted for outstanding warrants and questioning in ongoing investigations. The men are identified as:

Waikoloa Loan Closet provides medical equipment for the community

Realtor Phyllis Klicker had closed on a home sale in Waikoloa Village and discovered the previous owner had left behind a cache of medical equipment. Not wanting to take it to the landfill, she decided to open the Waikoloa Loan Closet, making the equipment available free of charge to anyone in need.

Puna park renamed in Kenoi’s memory

Laughter was abundant Wednesday as more than a hundred people celebrated and honored William “Billy” Kenoi with stories and prayers in Pahoa on the anniversary of his passing.

Man sought for questioning in Hilo sex assault

Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating 23-year-old Keoni Jorge Valdez of Kailua-Kona, who is wanted for questioning in the investigation of a sex assault that occurred in Hilo.

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