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SUNDAY, JANUARY 15, 2023

Good morning Big island,

Today, we have a story about a Big Island native who is showing what she’s made of on the CBS reality show “Tough as Nails.” How much do you think a mansion with waterfalls and a golf course that has hosted Justin Bieber and shows “Love Island” and “Ex on the Beach” sold for?

Hawaiʻi Island police are looking for a missing “at risk” 48-year-old woman. Sadly, police announced there were two deaths in Keaʻau in separate traffic incidents.

The West Hawai’i County Band released its schedule of mostly free concerts, Volcano Watch explains what is happening with all the seismic activity under Pāhala, National Parks on the Big Island are free on Monday in celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and the Mitsubishi Electric Championship has its 42-field set for the upcoming Seniors PGA opener at Hualālai.

We hope you are enjoying your weekend and mahalo for reading.

HAWAII STATE NEWS

Big Island native Ilima Shim competes on season 4 of ‘Tough As Nails’ on CBS By Nathan Christophel

Big Island native Ilima Shim had no idea she was nominated for one of the most difficult yet amazing experiences of her life until she learned she was one of 12 contestants chosen for season 4 of the CBS reality TV show “Tough as Nails.”

Now the single mom is showing her 10-year-old daughter and 5-year-old son, along with the rest of the country, that by working hard and following your dreams, you can achieve anything.

 

   

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NEWS

A Big Island mansion with 240-foot waterfall, golf course sells for a bargain

In mid-August, Sotherby Concierge Auction’s put up for auction an 11,000-square-foot, 5-bedroom mansion perched atop a cliff overlooking the Pacific Ocean on the Big Island’s Hamakua Coast. Guess how much it sold for?

 

   

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HAWAII VOLCANO BLOG

Volcano Watch: Seismologists explain what’s happening deep beneath Pāhala on Big Island

Pāhala, a town located in the southeast part of the Big Island, lies above the state’s most seismically active area. In the past 5 years, the average weekly number of earthquakes has increased from about 60 to 600 per week. Scientists explain what is happening under ground.

 

   

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ACTIVITIES

West Hawai‘i County Band announces 2023 concert schedule

The West Hawai‘i County Band has a full slate planned for next year and it invites the Big Island to come along for some great music.

 

   

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EAST HAWAII NEWS

Police seek missing ‘at risk’ woman

Big Island police are asking the public for assistance with locating a missing “at risk” woman.

The Hawai‘i Police Department says 48-year-old Tonia Smith was last seen at 1 p.m. Friday on ‘Ama‘u Road in Hilo. She is described as 5 feet, 7 inches tall, 284 pounds, wearing a purple and tan tie-dye dress. She also is in need of medication.

 

   

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NEWS

Hawaiʻi’s national parks free on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

The National Park Service will provide free admission on five dates in 2023 to two Hawaiʻi national parks on the Big Island: Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park and Puʻuhonua o Hōnaunau National Historical Park.

 

   

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NEWS

42-player field set for senior PGA tournament Jan. 19-21 at Hualālai on Big Island

The 42-player field is set for the PGA Tour Champions season-opener: the Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualālai on the Big Island.

The seniors tournament runs Jan. 19-21 at Hualālai Golf Course.

 

   

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EAST HAWAII NEWS

Pedestrian killed in Kea‘au traffic incident

A pedestrian was killed early Saturday morning in a traffic collision in Kea‘au.

At 5:09 a.m. Saturday, officers with the Hawai‘i Police Department’s Puna Patrol responded to a single-vehicle collision on Highway 130 in the vicinity of the 3-mile marker. The vehicle’s driver reported that something struck her vehicle windshield and shattered it.

 

   

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EAST HAWAII NEWS

Pāhoa woman killed in Kea‘au traffic crash

Big Island police are investigating after a Pāhoa woman was killed in a single-vehicle crash Friday night in Kea‘au.

The Hawai‘i Police Department says the crash happened about 10 p.m. Friday on Auli‘i Street, near the intersection with 41st Avenue.

 

   

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BIG ISLAND WEATHER
MAUI

Sell or donate items to Maui Family YMCA community yard sale Saturday in Kahului

Maui Family YMCA is hosting a community yard sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, at its 250 Kanaloa Ave., Kahului, location. Admission is free. 

   

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Rally speaks out against proposed mosquito release on Maui to battle avian malaria

A sign waving rally was held Saturday in Kahului, asking the state to complete a full Environmental Impact Statement for their planned “Mosquito Control Research Using Wolbachia-based Incompatible Insect Technique” project. 

   

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KAUAI

Hawaiʻi’s Ilima Shim a contestant on season 4 of CBS reality show ‘Tough As Nails’

Through the first three episodes of the CBS reality competition show, Ilima Shim is giving her 11 fellow contestants a run for their money. 

   

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Kauai Weather Forecast for January 15, 2023

Rather dry conditions will continue through Tuesday, with showers limited primarily to windward slopes and coasts at night and interior and leeward areas… 

   

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