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    1 hr ago | The Skanner

    A bill that would make Hawaii the first state to raise the legal smoking age to 21 cleared the Legislature on Friday and is headed to the governor. "It's definitely groundbreaking legislation," said Jessica Yamauchi, executive director of the Coalition for a Tobacco-Free Hawaii, which pushed for the bill.

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  2. Kona man known by three different names is missingRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | West Hawaii Today

    William Frederick Combs, also known as Richard Wayne Kowski, also known as Tony Eugene Combs, was last seen in Kailua-Kona in January. He is described as Caucasian, 6-feet tall, 175 pounds with green eyes, gray hair and tattoos on both arms.

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

    9 hrs ago | West Hawaii Today

    The cost of a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline in Kailua-Kona remains down 39 cents from the start of the year, an analysis of GasBuddy.com and AAA data shows. Kailua-Kona drivers doled out on average $3.34 per gallon between Monday and Friday , according to the GasBuddy data.

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  4. BIIF water polo: Wildcats surpise HPA in semifinalsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

    KAILUA-KONA - All year, the BIIF water polo season appeared to be a two-horse race between Kamehameha-Hawaii and Hawaii Preparatory Academy. Both teams entered the playoffs at 9-1, with their only regular-season losses coming against each other.

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  5. in the Scene: Our Night Out KonaRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | West Hawaii Today

    The first of four Our Night Out Kona events slated in 2015 drew dozens to Brewery Block in Kailua-Kona. The O.N.O. Kona night market held April 18 benefited Mele Murals, a youth development, arts education, cultural preservation, and community-building project that started in 2013 with the dream of creating a series of large-scale outdoor murals focusing on Hawaiian lyrics that explore moolelo aina and cultural and historical heritage.

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  6. Runnin' with Rani: 21 years of moseying at CarbomanRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | West Hawaii Today

    In the early 90s, Big Island's running scene boomed at an all-time high in popularity and quality across all distances. Our island boasted some of the most unique and highly sought after races, attracting competitive runners from across the state and beyond to compete against our island's best.

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  7. About Town | 4-24-15Read the original story

    23 hrs ago | West Hawaii Today

    The Berry Co. LLC, publisher of the Hawaiian Telcom Yellow Pages, is partnering with local schools to launch Think Yellow, Go Green, the company's annual environmental awareness and recycling campaign.

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  8. New Kona Brewing facility in Hawaii to produce beer in cansRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Kona Brewing Co. plans to invest in a new $15 million Hawaii brewery that will boost its annual production capacity from 12,000 barrels to 100,000 barrels.

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  9. How Much Money Do You Need To Retire In Hawaii?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Investopedia

    ... a quarter will buy you a gallon of gasoline in Minnesota, expect to pay about a dollar more in the Big Island's Kailua Kona. If you do plan to get a part-time job on the side to supplement your savings, investments and Social Security payments, ...

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  10. Kona Brewing Company Announces $15 Million Brewery Expansion in HawaiiRead the original story

    Thursday | Business Wire

    The expansion project, which will include a new state-of-the-art, 30,000 square-foot brewery, will increase annual production capacity to 100,000 barrels per year. Kona Brewing is currently narrowing its list of possible locations for the new facility, with plans to break ground in the second half of 2015 and be fully operational by early 2017.

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  11. Obituaries for April 23Read the original story

    Thursday | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

    Paul Carmichael, 63, of Kailua-Kona died April 3. He was born in Bamboo, Fla. Private services.

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  12. Missing Kona man found unharmedRead the original story

    Wednesday | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

    Police have located 60-year-old Fabian Heald of Kailua-Kona, who was reported missing. He was found unharmed Wednesday morning in Kona.

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  13. Hawaii sea salt endorsed by Martha Stewart expands operations at Big Island tech parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Business Journal

    Hawaii Kai Technologies, a gourmet salt producer whose customers include top chefs and celebrities including Jay Leno and Martha Stewart , is one of three tenants to sign long-term leases with the Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority's Hawaii Ocean Science and Technology Park. Hawaii Kai Technologies , which has been producing gourmet salts from Molokai since 2003, is expected to start production of deep-sea salt and its valuable byproduct, desalinated water, at the Kailua-Kona facility by November.

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  14. Push for Makalei ambulance funding renewedRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | West Hawaii Today

    A push led by the Sayre family would bring an advanced life support ambulance, personnel and equipment to the Makalei Fire Station. With long distances to fire stations and emergency rooms, lives routinely hang in the balance, supporters say.

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  15. Police search for missing Kailua-Kona manRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | West Hawaii Today

    Fabian Heald was last seen April 13 in Kailua-Kona, according to the Hawaii Police Department. He is described as 5 foot, 9 inches tall and 205 pounds with white hair and green eyes.

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  16. Obituaries | 4-21-15Read the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | 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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  17. New limits proposed for Big Isle surf spotRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    The state Department of Land and Natural Resources has proposed establishing new rules to address user conflicts at Kahaluu Bay in Kailua-Kona. The proposal would limit the number of schools permitted to use a popular surf instruction spot at Alii Drive to four, West Hawaii Today reported.

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  18. State proposes new surf, swimming rules for Kailua-Kona bayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The state Department of Land and Natural Resources has proposed establishing new rules to address user conflicts at Kahaluu Bay in Kailua-Kona. The proposal would limit the number of schools permitted to use a popular surf instruction spot at Alii Drive to four, West Hawaii Today reported.

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  19. BIIF tennis: Konawaena girls capture first title in 20 years; HPA boys complete threepeatRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 18 | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

    KAILUA-KONA - It was a tale of two programs at the BIIF tennis team championships at Holua Tennis Center on Saturday.

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  20. Weekly gas report: West Hawaii motorists see slight decline in priceRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 18 | West Hawaii Today

    West Hawaii motorists this week paid slightly less for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline, an analysis of GasBuddy.com and AAA data shows. In West Hawaii, with the exception of the Waikoloa resort area, motorists were paying $3.43 between Monday and Friday .

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