“Portions of Highway 19 closed in and near Waimea…because of downed utility pole and disabled fuel tanker.”
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If you are driving in or near Waimea on Mamalahoa Highway (Highway 19) this morning, expect delays as portions of the highway are closed near Napa Auto Parts and between Waimea and Honoka’a.
The 2023 Hilo High School Homecoming Ho‘olaule‘a on Saturday will wrap up a week of festivities that looked back at the events that contributed to the school’s storied history. The community is invited to attend the event from 4 to 8 p.m. on the school’s campus on Waianuenue Avenue.
In case you missed it, a Hawai’i County law created in 1937 to regulate public dance houses and halls will likely will be cut loose after a committee of the County Council agreed it needs to be repealed.
Hawai‘i Island police are again renewing their request for the public’s assistance in locating 76-year-old William Romeo Bishop Sr., who was last seen Jan. 22 in the area of his home in Hawaiian Paradise Park, and Bishop’s family is offering a cash reward for information that could lead to finding him.
As always, mahalo for reading.
Portions of Highway 19 closed in and near Waimea
The Hawai‘i Police Department reports that Māmalahoa Highway (Highway 19) is closed in two locations near Waimea. The highway is closed near Napa Auto Parts in Waimea because of a downed utility pole and a portion of the roadway is also closed between Honoka‘a and Waimea because of a disabled fuel tanker.
Be part of Hilo High history: Attend the 2023 Homecoming Ho‘olaule‘a this weekend By Nathan Christophel
A Big Island high school is celebrating its past, present and future this week, and the community is invited to come be part of its history. The 2023 Hilo High School Homecoming Ho‘olaule‘a on Saturday will wrap up a week of festivities that looked back at the events that contributed to the school’s storied history. This year’s Homecoming theme: “Once Upon A Time At Hilo High.”
Hawai’i County Council to cut loose from 1937 code regulating dance halls, ‘moral turpitude’ By Nathan Christophel
A Hawaiʻi county code created in 1937 to regulate public dance houses and halls — and the moral behavior inside them — likely will be cut loose. A committee of the Hawai‘i County Council on Tuesday agreed that Chapter 6 Article 2 of the Hawai‘i County Code needed to be repealed.
Family of missing 76-year-old man on Big Island offering cash reward
Hawai‘i Island police are again renewing their request for the public’s assistance in locating 76-year-old William Romeo Bishop Sr. He was reportedly last seen on the afternoon of Jan. 22, 2023, in the area of his home on 22nd Avenue in the Hawaiian Paradise Park subdivision in Kea’au.
Learn to garden with informative, witty columns by a master, Tom Timmons By Scott Yunker
Before Tom Timmons learned to tend the soil as a gardener, he toiled 3,000 feet beneath it – as a gold miner in South Dakota. It was his gig to pay for college. These days, the retired high school administrator is best known as a certified Master Gardener and author of many well-received gardening pamphlets.
Hawaii County Surf Forecast for February 10, 2023
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Kῑhei Roundabout to partially open Feb. 10, full completion slated for Feb. 24
On Friday, Feb. 10 when work concludes at 3:30 p.m., the contractor will open all lanes through the roundabout. There will be two lanes open in each direction through the roundabout. The right turn lane in and out of Kūlanihākoʻi Street will be open.
Kaimana Scholarship deadline approaching for high school seniors
The Hawaiʻi Medical Service Association is celebrating the 18th year of its Kaimana Awards & Scholarship Program, which honors Hawaiʻi high school seniors and high schools for excellence in academics, athletics, community service, healthy activities and sportsmanship.
Kauai Weather Forecast for February 10, 2023
A strong high pressure system north to northeast of the state will continue to produce blasting trade winds across the Hawaiian Islands into the weekend. Expect…
Kauai Surf Forecast for February 10, 2023
Large surf with rough conditions will continue through the weekend along east facing shores due to warning level surf and strong easterly trade winds. Surf…