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  1. Rising property values bring budget bufferRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | West Hawaii Today

    ... police station, improving holding cells, improving garbage transfer stations and beginning the process of closing the Hilo landfill. The total value of net taxable real property last year, at $25.2 billion, was $1.7 billion more than in 2013-14, a 7 ...

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  2. BIIF softball: Keaau secures berth at state tournamentRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | West Hawaii Today

    For a team that didn't think they had a shot at the postseason a week ago, Keaau's softball team sure looked like title contenders Friday. Ranchell Berinobis hit for the cycle to get the Cougars off to a fine start in Game 1 and Lohi Kamakea-Wong delivered a pair of complete games at Walter Victor Stadium as Keaau dethroned Hilo to reach the Big Island Interscholastic Federation Division I championship series.

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  3. BIIF baseball: Vikings down Cougars, claim D-I titleRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | West Hawaii Today

    Hilo did everything better - hitting, pitching and playing much cleaner defense - to sweep Keaau in the BIIF Division I championship series on Friday night at Wong Stadium. The Vikings knocked out the Cougars 11-1 in six TKO innings and 14-1, claiming the league title and a spot to the HHSAA state tournament while denying Keaau a historic one.

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  4. Plan strives to improve downtown Hilo experienceRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | West Hawaii Today

    But it's difficult to do any of those things if you're whizzing by at 35 miles per hour. In an effort to open the downtown area up to visitors and residents by making it easier to access through various means of transportation, in addition to cars - all while maintaining the character that makes the town uniquely Hilo - the county Planning Department has begun work on its Downtown Hilo Multimodal Master Plan, which will help direct future policies, planning and design.

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  5. Makin' it mobileRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

    Downtown Hilo is great for shopping, sightseeing, socializing and more.

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  6. Weekly gas report: Prices in Kailua-Kona down 39 cents from JanuaryRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | West Hawaii Today

    ... on average $3.69 per gallon this week. All gas prices in South Kohala have gone unchanged since early March. Fueling in Hilo cost drivers a couple of pennies less this week with gas at $3.04 per gallon, according to GasBuddy.com data. AAA's Daily ...

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  7. V is for victory: Vikings sweep Keaau for Division I baseball titleRead the original story

    Yesterday | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

    Hilo did everything better - hitting, pitching and playing much cleaner defense - to sweep Keaau in the BIIF Division I championship series on Friday night at Wong Stadium.

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  8. Wearing jeans with a purposeRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

    As a means to educate people about sexual violence prevention, Zonta Club of Hilo asks businesses, organizations and individuals to join them by wearing jeans Wednesday in observance of Denim Day.

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  9. Kona Choral Society celebrates 25 years of musicRead the original story

    Yesterday | West Hawaii Today

    ... in September 1990 after Shirley McCoy, who sang in her high school chorus and later with the University of Hawaii at Hilo community chorus, moved to Kona and learned that Ken Staton, her former voice teacher at UH-Hilo, was planning a choral group. ...

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  10. College softball: Senior day holds postseason spiceRead the original story

    Yesterday | West Hawaii Today

    The loudest sound at the University of Hawaii at Hilo softball team's practice on Wednesday was not the crack - or ping - of the bat nor was it coach Peejay Brun yelling instructions. It was a falling tree, a mangled left-field fence and a reminder of what the Vulcans have been through this season.

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  11. Man accused in multiple stabbing found unfit for trialRead the original story

    Yesterday | West Hawaii Today

    A 29-year-old man accused of stabbing three people 11 months ago in Hilo has been found unfit to stand trial, a decision that stunned one of the victims and the mothers of the other two victims. Hilo Circuit Judge Glenn Hara on Thursday ordered Varaha Mims committed to the Hawaii State Hospital in Kaneohe, Oahu.

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  12. New bond issue coming down the pikeRead the original story

    Yesterday | West Hawaii Today

    ... is intended to cover 24 acres. The second phase would add 26 acres and convert the area into a regional park. On the Hilo side, Councilman Dennis "Fresh" Onishi is hoping money will be found to improve Kalanianaole Avenue near the harbor to make it ...

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  13. College softball: Senior day holds postseason spice for VulcansRead the original story

    Thursday | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

    The loudest sound at the University of Hawaii at Hilo softball team's practice on Wednesday was not the crack - " or ping - " of the bat nor was it coach Peejay Brun yelling instructions.

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  14. 2 rescued from capsized sailboat off HonoliiRead the original story

    Thursday | West Hawaii Today

    ... ach Park. Rescue personnel used Chopper 1 to transport the women to awaiting medics on shore who then took the women to Hilo Medical Center.

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  15. UH-Hilo roundup: Softball still No. 8 in rankingsRead the original story

    Thursday | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

    The University of Hawaii at Hilo softball team retained its No. 8 ranking Wednesday in the NCAA Division II West Region poll.

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  16. Baseball 'Bows take on No. 7 UCSBRead the original story

    Thursday | West Hawaii Today

    ... Sunday. OC Sports channels 16 (SD) and 1016 (HD) will televise Friday's game live statewide, and ESPN 1420 AM (KHLO in Hilo, KKON in Kona) will broadcast all three games via radio. The Rainbow Warriors are 14-24 overall, 5-7 in the Big West coming ...

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  17. Killer gets 20 years after violating probationRead the original story

    Thursday | West Hawaii Today

    A 51-year-old Honomu man who stabbed his housemate to death almost three years ago will go to prison after violating his probation on a manslaughter conviction. Hilo Circuit Judge Glenn Hara on Tuesday sentenced Daniel Schuster to 20 years in prison.

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  18. Contrite Mayor Kenoi kicks off budget sessionsRead the original story

    Thursday | West Hawaii Today

    ... mayor," Smith said. "He's a good man with a great future ahead of him." Hamakua Council-woman Valerie Poindexter and Hilo Councilman Dennis "Fresh" Onishi praised Kenoi for his work on improving county parks. Hilo Councilman Aaron Chung praised him ...

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  19. About Town | 4-23-15Read the original story

    Thursday | West Hawaii Today

    ... law, will be presented at 5:30 p.m. Monday at Honokaa Public Library. Ramona Herlihy, an AmeriCorps member of the Hilo Legal Aid office, will provide a general overview of the divorce, paternity and custody law. Herlihy will introduce participants ...

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  20. TMT may be the light kupuna envisionedRead the original story

    Thursday | West Hawaii Today

    ... Most people scoffed at that prediction saying Mauna Kea was beyond the days of having an eruption. As I recall, the Hilo newspaper carried that story. The old kupuna never wavered in their belief and with the advent of the telescopes on Mauna Kea, ...

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