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|Sunday • September 17, 2023|
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By JOHN BURNETT Hawaii Tribune-Herald The new COVID-19 vaccines being rolled out are a move away from the booster-shot modelsin use up to this point. State epidemiologist Sarah Kemble said Friday the new vaccines, which should start arriving at Hawaii’s pharmacies in the coming week, are designed to be a yearlyseasonal shot, like flu shots. “I really think this is an opportune time to get a new shot that is targeted to currently circulating variants, to really maximize the protection,”…Read more
By MICHAEL BRESTOVANSKY Hawaii Tribune-Herald Some Hilo residents have reservations about plans to develop land around the former Hilo Memorial Hospital. The site of the old hospital is a 25-acre parcel located at 34 Rainbow Drive, off of Waianuenue Avenue east of the Hilo Medical Center. While the hospital and its related facilities occupy about five acres of the property, the remainder is undeveloped, but about 10 acres have been deemed developable. Hawaii County has held two community…Read more
Nathaniel Bearsheart of Standing Rock Sioux Tribe performs a grass dance to open the ninth Hawaii Island All Nations Powwow Saturday at the Puna Hongwanji Mission in Keaau. The All Nations Powwow is a cultural exchange that includes intertribal dancing, exhibition dancing, native foods, vendors, and special appearances by Native American dance groups. The event continues from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today at the Puna Hongwanji Mission. For additional photos, see Page A9. KELSEY WALLING/Tribune-Herald …Read more
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