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West Hawaii News 08/12/2019


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Accessed on 12 August 2019, 1415 UTC, Post 19355.

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Drought recovery proving uneven

KAILUA-KONA — A large swath of Hawaii Island emerged from abnormally dry conditions and other areas got some reprieve from drought following above-average rainfall over many areas during July.

Raises planned for off-duty police

HILO — Hawaii Island police officers who provide services for private companies or other government agencies on their off-time could see payment for their services go up by as much as 50% over the next two years, under a special duty pay schedule that’s the focus of upcoming public hearings.

New stipend available to help train teachers

Are you interested in earning your teacher license to teach grades 6-12 in the state of Hawaii? Do you have your bachelor’s degree? Are you employed by the Hawaii Department of Education (HIDOE) as a substitute, emergency hire, or an educational assistant?

Council advances changes to Kona CDP

HILO — The County Council on Wednesday tightened government oversight before unanimously moving to a final reading a package of changes that some community members say will weaken the Kona Community Development Plan.

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West Hawaii News 08/10/2019


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Accessed on 10 August 2019, 1350 UTC, Post 19395.

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New stipend available to help train teachers

Are you interested in earning your teacher license to teach grades 6-12 in the state of Hawaii? Do you have your bachelor’s degree? Are you employed by the Hawaii Department of Education (HIDOE) as a substitute, emergency hire, or an educational assistant?

Council advances changes to Kona CDP

HILO — The County Council on Wednesday tightened government oversight before unanimously moving to a final reading a package of changes that some community members say will weaken the Kona Community Development Plan.

Kauai might host missile tests

HONOLULU — The United States’ formal exit from a treaty banning intermediate-range, ground-based missiles is ushering in a new phase to the arms race that already is underway in Asia and the Pacific.

Women arrested for 6-year-old’s murder

KAILUA-KONA — Two women charged in connection with the murder of a 6-year-old boy on Halloween night 2018, and abusing him and his siblings for months prior, pleaded not guilty to a host of charges Monday.

Calmer weather ahead

KAILUA-KONA — Clearer weather is coming to West Hawaii skies in the coming days, but forecasters are advising that the season for storms isn’t over yet.

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Hawaii Island News 08/09/2019


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Accessed on 09 August 2019, 1410 UTC, Post 19341.

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Police arrest 20 for DUI

During the week of July 29-Aug. 4, Hawaii Island police arrested 20 motorists for DUI. Two of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. One was younger than 21.

Re-striping of Highway 130 causes ‘Carmageddon’

The Hawaii Department of Transportation started a re-striping project on Keaau-Pahoa Road (Route 130) between Shower Drive and Kaloli Drive in Keaau this morning in preparation for the morning northbound contraflow.

More complete numbers coming for TMT-related costs

The Hawaii County Council Finance Committee on Tuesday discussed a possible financial report of the county’s expenses relating to the ongoing standoff on Maunakea, but meaningful numbers will not be available until later this month.

Memorial surf day to honor slain lifeguard

KAILUA-KONA — To those who knew her as a colleague or friend, Joy Mills-Ferren — “Aunty Joy” to many — was a woman whose talents, especially as a lifeguard, were “unsurpassed.”

Amendments to Kona CDP move ahead

The Hawaii County Council on Wednesday tightened government oversight before unanimously moving to a final reading a package of changes that some community members say will weaken the Kona Community Development Plan.

Lease for Canadian firm solar project on Oahu challenged

HONOLULU — A business owner is challenging a solar energy project lease agreement between a Canadian company and the state Department of Hawaiian Home Lands.

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