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Today, we have the results of Big Island Now week poll. No surprise that Hāpuna Beach came out on top as the favorite beach on the island. But check out how the other beaches in the top 10 fared. Tomorrow, our poll #4 will be about tourism.
In news, a Hilo woman was indicted after allegedly attempting to distribute methamphetamines; military dignitaries from around the word make a stop at Pōhakuloa Training Area; the lane closures for this week; and there will be a fire hydrant test in South Kohala.
And for entertainment, the Hilo Education Arts Repertory Theatre is presenting the Tony nominated musical comedy “The Prom” through April 2 at the East Hawaiʻi Cultural Center in Hilo.
We hope you are having a great weekend. Mahalo for reading.
Hāpuna claims top spot as favorite beach in Big Island Now weekly poll; see results By Nathan Christophel
In a landslide, Hāpuna Beach on the Big Island’s northwest coast is the favorite sandy spot among voters in Big Island Now’s third weekly poll. But how did the other beaches in the top 10 fare?
Hilo woman indicted after alleged attempt to distribute meth
A Hilo woman is facing several class A felony drug charges after she was reportedly found with methamphetamine, oxycodone and heroin earlier this month.
Military dignitaries from around the world make stop at Pōhakuloa Training Area
Nearly 30 foreign military attachés and their spouses visited U.S. Army Garrison Pōhakuloa Training Area and Kawaihae Harbor as part of a Headquarters Department of the Army sponsored tour of O‘ahu and the island of Hawai‘i.
Tony nominated musical ‘The Prom’ playing at East Hawai’i Cultural Center in Hilo
The Hilo Education Arts Repertory Theatre is presenting “The Prom,” the outrageous and heart-warming musical comedy that was the recipient of seven Tony Award nominations.
“The Prom” will run through April 2 at the East Hawaiʻi Cultural Center in Hilo. It plays Fridays and Saturdays at 7 p.m. with Sunday matinees at 3 p.m.
Big Island weekly lane closures: March 18-24
Hawai‘i Department of Transportation released its weekly lane closures for March 18-24. Lane closure schedules may change at any time without further notice. All projects are weather permitting.
Fire hydrant flow test scheduled in South Kohala
The Department of Water Supply will be conducting a fire hydrant flow test in South Kohala next week.
Hirono condemns proposed 50% cut in cost of living allowance for military families in Hawaiʻi
US Senator Mazie K. Hirono (D-HI), member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, questioned a panel of Department of Defense officials about a proposed 50% cut to the cost of living allowance for military families in Hawaiʻi during a SASC Personnel Subcommittee Hearing.
Founder of Peʻahi Big Wave contest retires, looks back at Maui surfing pioneers
Rodney Lash Nui Kilborn was a firefighter on Maui and had sponsored a number of amateur surfing events as a volunteer organizer on the Valley Isle, when he led a number of other watermen to help to start the first annual Peʻahi surfing contest in the mid-1990s. Maui Now writer Gary Kubota interviewed Kilborn for our People of Maui feature.
Kauai Weather Forecast for March 19, 2023
A surface ridge over the Hawaiian Islands and a weakening stationary front northwest to north of the state will keep a stable light southerly wind pattern over…
Kona students presenting prototype of lunar habitat chair at NASA headquarters in Texas
Aerospace design students Anja Marie Henriques, Mikaella Casino and Lynelle Yadao-Ellazar are presenting a prototype of their lunar habitat chair in Houston as part of the NASA HUNCH engineering program.