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  1. Loud booms rattle residentsRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | West Hawaii Today

    A military exercise appears to be the cause of several loud booms that rattled buildings across the Big Island on Friday. Hawaii Air National Guard spokesman Lt.

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  2. Obituaries | 1-31-15Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | 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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  3. About Town | 1-31-15Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | West Hawaii Today

    A talk titled, "Impacts of Sedimentation on the Coral Reef Community in Pelekane Bay, Hawaii" will be given from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Kaloko Honokohau National Park Visitor Center. The talk will be given by Yuko Stender, a Ph.D. student in the department of geography and at the Coral Reef Ecology Laboratory at Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, University of Hawaii.

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  4. Family of boys who died in house fire receive support from Hawaii communityRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | KITV-TV

    A Big Island outpouring of support for a family trying to pull together emotionally after two children die in house fire. A Big Island outpouring of support -- for a family trying to PULL TOGETHER emotionally.

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  5. Obituaries | 1-30-15Read 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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  6. Out and About - Today through Thursday | 1-30-15Read the original story

    Yesterday | West Hawaii Today

    David Neslon, founding member of the New Riders of the Purple Sage, his longtime musical partner Jerry Garcia, Pete Sears, Barry Sless, Mookie Siegal and Wally Ingram perform concerts at the Big Game Fishing Club at Honokohau Harbor. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., show time is 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $35 advance, $40 at the door.

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  7. Chamber ensemble performing in FebruaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | West Hawaii Today

    Ohrlando's Chamber Ensemble featuring, from left, Ursula Hesse, Jing Jing Tsong. Mary Collier and Roland Maurer will perform three concerts in February.

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  8. Big Island family remembers boys who died in house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KITV-TV

    Dexen and Kaeden Matsuyama spent their whole lives growing up in Kailua-Kona. Much of these brothers memories remain captured in video and photos.

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  9. Two children die in fire on the Big Island.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KITV-TV

    Good evening, I'm Kenny Choi. And I'm Yunji de Nies.. Authorities have confirmed that two brothers, 6 year old Kaeden and 11-year-old Dexen Matsuyama died inside a burning house early this morning..

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  10. Two Boys Dead After Fire in Kailua-KonaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | STAR 101.9

    An early-morning fire in Kailua-Kona Thursday left two boys dead. Hawaii County firefighters responded to a fire just after 2 a.m. on Old Mamalahoa Highway near the Holualoa School.

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  11. About Town | 1-29-15Read the original story

    Thursday | West Hawaii Today

    The Kona Camera Club will meet at 6 p.m. today at West Hawaii Civic Center. A presentation on Adobe Photoshop Lightroom is planned.

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  12. Holding cell ruckus disrupts Kona courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | West Hawaii Today

    Longstanding security and logistical shortcomings at the Kona Courthouse came to glaring light Monday when detainees in a holding block went ballastic, putting operations in at least one courtroom on hold for an hour. An adult corrections officer, whose name is being withheld, said that nine male detainees plugged a toilet, flooded the cellblock and hurled water bombs out of plastic sandwich bags.

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  13. Public invited to comment on new 'pot' rulesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | West Hawaii Today

    Big Island residents will be able to weigh in today on a number of administrative rule changes related to Hawaii's medical marijuana program. Among the proposed changes are a new process for the Department of Health to consider approval of additional medical conditions to be covered by the state's medical marijuana program; a new system of application processing, registrations, monitoring and disciplinary actions; physician requirements to participate in the program; registration of qualifying patients and primary caregivers; monitoring and corrective action; and procedures for maintaining confidentiality for patients and caregivers.

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  14. Police nab 6 in Kona crime spreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | West Hawaii Today

    The latest, 26-year-old Stephen Kaleo Graham, was arrested Saturday at OTEC Beach in Kailua-Kona on a bench warrant for contempt of court. He was taken to the Kona police cellblock while detectives investigated numerous other offenses.

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  15. In Hawaii, it's peak time for humpback whale-watchingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Los Angeles Times

    It's the peak of whale-watching season in Hawaii right now. Humpback whales travel thousands of miles from Alaska to Hawaii to mate and breed.

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  16. 6th suspect in South Kohala-to-Kau crime spree is chargedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    A 26-year-old Captain Cook man, the sixth suspect in a four-month long crime spree on Hawaii island, was charged Monday with 40 offenses. The crime spree occurred between Oct. 7 and Jan. 16 from South Kohala to Kau and included commercial burglaries, auto thefts, car break-ins and the theft and fraudulent use of credit cards, Hawaii County police said.

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  17. Crime spree suspect chargedRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 27 | West Hawaii Today

    The sixth suspect in a crime spree spanning four months has been charged with 40 offenses, according to the Hawaii Police Department. Stephen Kaleo Graham, 26, of Captain Cook was arrested Saturday Wawaloli Beach, also known as "OTEC Beach," at Natural Laboratory of Hawaii Authority in Kailua-Kona on a bench warrant for contempt of court.

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  18. Famous Footwear opens Kailua-Kona storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | West Hawaii Today

    Customers line up to pay for shoes at the grand opening of the Famous Footwear store on Jan. 17. Bret Yager/West Hawaii Today Robinson Reyes Jr. of Rob's Creations paints customized shoe designs at the grand opening of Famous Footwear on Jan. 17. Bret Yager/West Hawaii Today Famous Footwear opened this month in the former Bank of Hawaii building in the Lanihau Center. Bret Yager/West Hawaii Today Famous Footwear opened the doors on a 7,200-square-foot store in Lanihau Center this month.

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  19. Hilo Hattie's closes Kona storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    KONA >> Hilo Hattie, one of Hawaii's largest retailers of Hawaiian fashions and goods, closed its nearly 30-year-old Kailua-Kona store and plans to pursue a new direction -- expanding and broadening cultural experiences. The Kailua-Kona store, which opened April 1985 and closed Sunday, "was not as popular with visitors as Hilo location," said Mark Storfer, Hilo Hattie's chief operating officer.

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  20. About Town | 1-24-15Read the original story

    Saturday Jan 24 | West Hawaii Today

    The Knights of Columbus in Kailua-Kona is seeking residents with excess produce for members to pick and donate to the Hawaii Island Food Bank. On Feb. 7, a Ka'u Community Coastal Cleanup event will be held at Paula/Lepana on the Kalaemano property.

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