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  1. BIIF water polo: Kamehameha, HPA setting the pace at halfway markRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | West Hawaii Today

    HPA's Leilani Bostock takes a shot in a BIIF water polo game against Hilo at Kona Community Aquatic Center on Saturday. Hilo's Jaelyn Estabilio battles with HPA's Taylor Doherty in a BIIF water polo game against Hilo at Kona Community Aquatic Center on Saturday.

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  2. About Town | 3-29-15Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | West Hawaii Today

    Hawaii County Department of Parks and Recreation Elderly Activities Division has planned a new 10-week session of classes to run Monday through June 5 excluding holidays. Classes are are open to anyone age 55 and older.

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  3. Letters | 3-25-15Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | West Hawaii Today

    I live and work in Kailua-Kona and I almost die or become injured three times a day while using my scooter. A typical day for me is to leave home in the "Hamburger Hill" area and get on my scooter to enter Kalani Street about two intersections above McDonald's and ride through town to work at the Kaloko Industrial Area.

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  4. Supporting veterans: DAV Kona Chapter raising funds to support programs, servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | West Hawaii Today

    The Disabled American Veterans Kona Chapter 7 is selling tickets this weekend for a steak plate fundraiser to support the group's programs and services. In this photo, Kailua-Kona resident Richard Villalobos purchases a ticket.

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  5. BIIF water polo: Kamehameha, HPA still trending at halfway markRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

    KAILUA-KONA - At the halfway mark of the BIIF water polo season, much remains as predicted before any team even entered the water.

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  6. Hawaiian Islands Weather details & Aloha Paragraphs / March 28-29, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Maui Weather Today

    ... atop the Haleakala Crater at the same time. The warmest low temperature around the state was 74 degrees at Kailua Kona on the Big Island. There are several pretty good looking films out now, although one in particular, actually there are several, ...

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  7. Youth on the rise at Lavaman WaikoloaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | West Hawaii Today

    Lavaman Waikoloa has attracted athletes from around the globe to the Kohala Coast for nearly two decades, but what has race director Gerry Rott most excited for the 19th running of the event this Sunday is the abundance of local, talented youth athletes registered to take on the course. "We are very excited about the number of high school kids coming out," Rott said.

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  8. Obituaries | 3-28-15Read the original story

    Yesterday | West Hawaii Today

    Editor's note: Obituaries are published free of charge as a public service. The content is subject to editing to ensure parity treatment and style continuity.

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  9. County's rush to approve speed humps called into questionRead the original story

    Yesterday | West Hawaii Today

    Brad Main's speed hump declarations published on March 21 in West Hawaii Today raise many concerns about the county's enforcement of speed limits and other procedures. Speed enforcement is the responsibility of the police, and they should be held accountable to report how they are meeting this responsibility islandwide.

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  10. Drones provide new whale watching methodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KITV-TV

    A mother whale and her calf near Magic Sands Beach in Kailua Kona on the Big Island. The man controlling the drone..

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  11. Funding for Makalei ambulance moves aheadRead the original story

    Friday | West Hawaii Today

    If a set of bills in the Legislature continue on their present course, Makalei will have an advanced life support ambulance and personnel to fill a critical gap in emergency services in that fast-growing North Kona area. The Makalei fire station was never equipped or staffed for ambulance services, and residents in need have had to wait for responses from fire stations that are eight miles and further away.

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  12. Weekly gas report: Little fluctuation in pricesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | West Hawaii Today

    The price of a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline in West Hawaii showed little fluctuation this week, an analysis of GasBuddy.com and AAA data shows. The price of a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline in West Hawaii showed little fluctuation this week, an analysis of GasBuddy.com and AAA data shows.

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  13. Solution to speeding unclearRead the original story

    Friday | West Hawaii Today

    As cars tear up and down residential streets and along roadways in Kona, those who live closest to the lead-footed driving are increasingly calling on the county to erect speed humps to rein drivers in. Yet there doesn't seem to be agreement on whether the devices are the right answer - or even work.

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  14. Fire Department personnel investigation ongoingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | West Hawaii Today

    Hawaii County Fire Chief Darren Rosario speaks at a Daniel R. Sayre Memorial Foundation ceremony at Hapuna Beach State Park on April 18. Hawaii County Fire Department operations in West Hawaii are not being jeopardized by recent turmoil in the office that resulted in two battalion chiefs being put on paid leave, a top-ranking Fire Department official said this week. Assistant Chief Glen Honda, who returned West Hawaii Today's phone calls seeking to speak with Fire Chief Darren Rosario, said he couldn't discuss the ongoing investigation into the issue.

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  15. Out and About - Today through Thursday | 3-27-15Read the original story

    Friday | West Hawaii Today

    Huggo's on the Rocks - George Wit, 3 p.m.; Tomi Isobe and Hula Joy, 6 p.m.; Larry Dupio Band, 8:30 p.m. Huggo's on the Rocks - Bula Akamu, 3 p.m.; Kevin Teves and Hula Joy, 6 p.m.; Pacific Fusion, 8:30 p.m. European arts songs are performed by Marius Stranger, tenor, accompanied by Annu Shionoya on piano from 7 to 8 p.m. at Waikoloa Community Church, 68-3625 Paniolo Ave., Waikoloa. Donations will be accepted.

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  16. BIIF water polo: Wildcats' sophomore making wavesRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

    KAILUA-KONA - " To say water polo is a passion for Bailey Walters would be a major understatement.

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  17. Daylight Mind Coffee opening second location on Hawaii's Big IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Business Journal

    Daylight Mind Coffee Co., which has a location in Kailua-Kona on the Big Island, plans to open a second cafe and restaurant at the Queens' MarketPlace at the Waikoloa Beach Resort sometime before the Fourth of July, one of the owners told PBN Thursday. The new 3,000-square-foot location will be called Daylight Mind Cafe and Restaurant, and will employ about 30 people.

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  18. Hawaiian Islands Weather details & Aloha Paragraphs / March 26-27, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Maui Weather Today

    ... atop the Haleakala Crater at the same time. The warmest low temperature around the state was 73 degrees at both Kailua Kona and Hilo on the Big Island. The last regularly scheduled Tropical Weather Outlook of the 2014 Atlantic hurricane seasonhas ...

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  19. Runnin' with Rani: Ready for LavamanRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | West Hawaii Today

    Friday: The Lavaman Sunset 5K Run/Walk will be held at the Queen's Marketplace at Waikoloa Beach Resort. Start time for the 3.1-mile race is 5:15 p.m. with registration and check-in beginning on site at 3:30 p.m. For registration details and more information visit pathhawaii.org.

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  20. Quick Bites: Tickets on sale for June Cooking for Solutions eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Monterey County Herald

    As we shared in this column a couple of months ago, the annual Cooking for Solutions event at the Monterey Bay Aquarium has expanded its programming - instead of holding one program during a May weekend, there will now be year-round events. Tickets for one of these events, a celebration weekend from June 6-7, went on sale Monday.

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