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  1. Walk a Mile in Her Shoes: Dozens wear high heels to take stand against sexual violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | West Hawaii Today

    Walk a Mile in Her Shoes -- a fundraiser for the YWCA of Hawaii Island -- stretch before taking off on their stroll Saturday in Kailua-Kona. Men donned heels like these for the YWCA of Hawaii Island Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event held Saturday in Kailua-Kona.

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  2. Ironman toughRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Mt. Airy News

    Competing against some of the best triathletes in the world, Simmons finished 18th out of 117 women in the 35-39 age category at the Ironman Mont-Tremblant 70.3 World Championship in September.

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  3. Letters | 10-25-14Read the original story

    14 hrs ago | West Hawaii Today

    The article in the Oct. 9 West Hawaii Today speaks of illegally parked vehicles causing hazards for bicyclists. I am in agreement with this article and do not mind "sharing-the-road" with bikers, but, with certain safety reservations.

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  4. Coach, military trainer honored for workRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | West Hawaii Today

    Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-2nd, at right, presents a plaque commending Kona resident John Kaiwi for his work with military recruits in West Hawaii. Erin Miller/West Hawaii Today Rep. Tulsi Gabbard reflected on her own military experiences Friday, when she stopped in Kailua-Kona to honor local coach and military trainer John Kaiwi for his work with West Hawaii military recruits.

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  5. Ahi tagging program to begin off West HawaiiRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | West Hawaii Today

    Researchers are launching a new tagging program for ahi in West Hawaii that will help them better understand the patterns of this highly migratory and elusive fish. With the help of area fishermen, the $4,000 devices will be tagged into five ahi that are 70 pounds or larger this winter.

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  6. 'The Fantasticks' cast announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | West Hawaii Today

    Members of the cast "The Fantasticks," from left, John Stover, Lee Drew, Sarah Bellatti, Robert Haber and John Sucke, are shown in rehearsal. Special to West Hawaii Today As North Hawaii's community theater company enters its 51st season, the group has cast the beloved musical "The Fantasticks."

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  7. About Town | 10-24-14Read the original story

    Friday | West Hawaii Today

    Dinner entertainment includes Bula Akamu, Pomaikai Brown, DJ Tiger and a Polynesian show by Te Ea O Te Turama. A craft fair, silent auction and family holiday photos are also planned.

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  8. Hawaii hospitals revamping safety procedures to prepare for EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    ... and that it has a mortality rate that's so high," said Senate Health Committee chairman Josh Green (D, Naalehu-Kailua Kona), who convened the briefing. "It's reasonable for us to be absolutely prepared. The committee's hope is we cross every T and ...

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  9. Kona joins Oktoberfest - LuxuryBigIsland.comRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | PR Log

    Harold Clarke of LuxuryBigIsland.com invites you to the local version of the famous German festival Oktoberfest: the Kona Rocktoberfest on October 25, from 5:30 to 9:30pm at the King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel's Lua`u Grounds. PRLog - Oct. 22, 2014 - KAILUA KONA, Hawaii -- Leading real estate website LuxuryBigIsland.com invites residents and visitors as one of the luxury neighborhoods on the Big Island of Hawaii hosts its local version of the famous German festival Oktoberfest: the Kona Rocktoberfest.

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  10. Hawaii Fire Department visits Waimea Country SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | West Hawaii Today

    During a recent Fire Safety Assembly at the school, EMT/Firefighter Caleb Nibecker shows Waimea Country School student Alyssa Dunlap how to use the fire hose. October is Fire Safety Month.

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  11. Students explore fire safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | West Hawaii Today

    The children of the Kealakehe Elementary PACT Head Start Preschool will kicked off fire safety month with a visit from the Kailua-Kona Engine No. 7. Captain Mike and his crew discussed safety strategies, displayed their tools, and modeled their protective gear.

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  12. Abercrombie releases natural resources projects moneyRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 21 | West Hawaii Today

    Gov. Neil Abercrombie today announced the release of more than $33 million for various capital improvement projects administered by the state Department of Land and Natural Resources that invest in state parks, boating facilities, hazard mitigation and watershed protection. "Hawaii's natural resources are renowned the world over and are a significant part of what makes our state such a special place to call home," Abercrombie said.

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  13. No cause listed in moped deathRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 21 | KPUA-AM Hilo

    Police say they are awaiting autopsy results before determining what caused the death of a Kailua-Kona man who suffered fatal injuries this month in a moped crash. 64-year- old Michael Fox was heading east on Hinalani Street near Anini Street in Kailua around 6:30 p.m. October 9th, when he attempted to pass a vehicle making a left hand turn, hit a rut in the road and was thrown from his bike, which ended up on top of the lower portion of his body.

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  14. Traveling on Hawaiian time - arriving on the Big IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Copper Basin News

    If you are lucky enough to travel to the Hawaiian Islands make sure that you plan out your itinerary well in advance. Even then you will probably not be able to see or do every thing that you plan.

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  15. Kailua-Kona man, 64, dies from moped crash injuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    A 64-year-old Kailua-Kona man who was injured in a single-vehicle crash on Oct. 9 has died. According to police, Michael Fox was traveling east on Hinalani Street near Anini Street and was attempting to pass a turning vehicle when his moped struck a rut in the road and crashed.

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  16. State House 5 and 6 candidates talk businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | West Hawaii Today

    Even when they're not talking about business, candidates for House District 5 and 6 seats are talking about - business. They don't all agree on the best way to do it, but when asked to name the biggest issue facing West Hawaii, candidates agree that growing commerce and doing it intelligently is vital to the region's future.

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  17. Kona man injured in moped accident diesRead the original story

    Monday Oct 20 | West Hawaii Today

    Kailua-Kona resident Michael W. Fox has died as a result of a single-vehicle crash Oct. 9 on Hinalani Street near Anini Street, according to the Hawaii Police Department. Responding to a 6:30 p.m. call, Kona police determined that a 2008 Adly moped was traveling on the right side of the lane heading east on Hinalani Street near Anini Street and passing a vehicle that was making a left turn onto Anini Street when it reportedly struck a rut in the road.

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  18. Regency at Hualalai residents take delight in fright for spooky eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | West Hawaii Today

    Faye Hill, 92, shows a bat she made for the Regency at Hualalai's first-ever Halloween event. Carolyn Lucas-Zenk Seniors create bats and spiders for a photo booth, which will be featured the Regency at Hualalai's first-ever Halloween event.

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  19. About Town | 10-20-14Read the original story

    Monday Oct 20 | West Hawaii Today

    Camp Tarawa Detachment 1255 of the Marine Corps League meets Saturday at the VFW Post located at 74-5543 Kaiwi St., Suite 185A, behind Kona Locksmith. The no-host lunch starts at 11:30 a.m. followed by a 1 p.m. meeting.

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  20. Snorkeling with the Manta Rays at the Sheraton Kona Resort Keauhou BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | Examiner.com

    Manta rays are amazing and curious creatures. People are fascinated by their opposing nature of ominous looks, and sweet dispositions.

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