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“Winter walloping:  Strong cold front brings heavy rains, thunderstorms to Big Island.”

Views expressed in this Hawaii Island News summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.  Accessed on 20 December 2022, 1240 UTC.

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Obituaries for December 20

Natalie Ann Delue Gonzalez, 75, of Waimea died Dec. 17 at home. Born in Minneapolis, she was a physician. Private services. Survived by husband, Daniel. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

November rainfall helps some parched areas

November seemed like a rainy month for much of the windward Big Island, but Hilo International Airport was the only official rain gauge in East Hawaii to record an above-average total for the month, according to the National Weather Service.

Volcano man killed in single-car crash

Hawaii Island police are investigating a single-vehicle fatal collision in Hilo Saturday morning that killed a 54-year-old Volcano man. The crash occurred in the Hilo-bound section of Highway 11, in the area of the 5 mile-marker near Ikaika Street.

Turbulence causes 36 injuries on Hawaiian Air flight

HONOLULU (AP) — Eleven people on a flight from Phoenix Sunday suffered serious injuries after the plane encountered severe turbulence about 30 minutes outside Honolulu, an emergency response agency said.

UHERO: Tourism might help state dodge recession

Even as an economic downturn looms on the horizon, a University of Hawaii Economic Research Organization report predicts that the state will dodge an economic recession, if only barely.

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Russ Roberts


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