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  1. Driver indicted in fatal utility truck crashRead the original story w/Photo

    38 min ago | The Honolulu Advertiser

    HILO >> A 44-year-old Big Island utility truck driver has been indicted on a felony negligent driving count for a 2012 crash that killed a woman. The Hawaii Tribune-Herald reports Gary Fujii of Mountain View was indicted in the death of 42-year-old Sheila Goto of Keopu on Feb. 9, 2012.

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  2. Researcher creates Facebook Page detailing effects of Puna lava flowRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CBS 3 Springfield

    "I do have lots of friends there," says Mark Kimura, a postdoctoral researcher in Geology at the University of Hawaii at Hilo, "I'm worried about them and what their life will be like." According to Kimura, if Highway 130 is swallowed by lava, the county would have to re-open Chain of Craters Road, which would significantly increase commute times.

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  3. Ex-supervisor charged with stealing welfare benefitsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Honolulu Advertiser

    HILO >> A former Big Island supervisor at the state Department of Human Services has been indicted on a felony theft charge. The Hawaii Tribune-Heral d reports a Hilo grand jury indicted 52-year-old Jeanette Ryder of Mountain View on a count of stealing about $45,000 in welfare benefits.

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  4. Obituaries | 9-16-14Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | West Hawaii Today

    ... Sept. 19 at Dodo Mortuary chapel fora 6 p.m. wake service. A graveside service will be held at 9 a.m. Sept. 20 at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Family requests casual attire be worn. She is survived by husband, Joe Calica of Keaau; sons, Ron ...

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  5. Former welfare supervisor accused of stealing benefitsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | West Hawaii Today

    ... 31, 2013, "in a continuing course of conduct" Ryder "did obtain, or exert control over, the property of the State of Hawaii by deception with intent to deprive the State of Hawaii of the property." State Deputy Attorney General Mike Kagami said ...

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  6. Mountain View man charged with negligent homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | West Hawaii Today

    Stephens Media Hawaii file photo Fire Department personnel survey the wreckage of a Feb. 9, 2012, collision in Kailua-Kona that killed 42-year-old Sheila Goto of Keopu. Goto died when a utility truck's bucket lift snagged a utility line over Kaiminani Drive, causing the truck to flip on its side, slide down the road several yards and land on her truck.

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  7. Waimea Middle School raising transportation fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | West Hawaii Today

    ... technology building. The state has appropriated and released $15 million in funding for the project. Erin Miller/West Hawaii Today Holly Sargeant Green, the Waimea Middle School Malaai School Garden Leader-Teacher, participates in Friday's fun run. ...

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  8. Burger King files motion to dismiss needle suitRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Burger King wants to dismiss a federal lawsuit alleging there were needles in a sandwich after the former soldier who made the claim didn't attend a settlement conference. Clark Bartholomew sued after he said he was injured in 2010 when he bit into a Triple Stacker from a Burger King on a Hawaii base.

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  9. College soccer: UHH men sink ChaminadeRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

    The match was scoreless, but the University of Hawaii at Hilo achieved its first objective - forming a solid structure defensively - in the early-going against Chaminade.

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  10. Pele makes her way into Pahoa subdivisionRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Hawaii County spokesman Kevin Dayton said the lava entered vacant land with no houses in a state-owned area in the subdivision. ~~ Hawaii County spokesman Kevin Dayton said the lava entered vacant land with no houses in a state-owned area in the subdivision.

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  11. Isles' doors still openRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Honolulu Advertiser

    ~~ Hawaii officials have three months to submit a formal bid to host Barack Obama's future presidential library following Monday's announcement that the University of Hawaii is one of four institutions selected to compete for the center. ...

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  12. Suspect due in court Tuesday allegedly threw sand at sealRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Jamie Rice, 40, was charged with harassing a monk seal after he was warned to stay away and was seen allegedly throwing sand at the animal Thursday at a Nanakuli beach. Rice is charged with a Class C felony, which could mean up to five years in prison upon conviction.

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  13. More high surf is expected amid declining wavesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Honolulu Advertiser

    ~~ Big surf is expected to continue pounding Hawaii's south shores Tuesday, though wave heights are slowly declining. A high-surf advisory remains in effect until 6 p.m. Tuesday, with 6- to 9-foot surf in the forecast for south shores, ...

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  14. Honolulu Star-AdvertiserRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Honolulu Advertiser

    ... condolences: borthwickoahu.com. William Extencion Sept. 8, 2014 William "Wild Wild Willy" Extencion, 82, of Honaunau, Hawaii, a retired construction worker and coffee farmer, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Keei, Hawaii. He is ...

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  15. Corrections and ClarificationsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Honolulu Advertiser

    ... about three people who rescued a boy at Sandy Beach. Clarification >> Lui Hokoana, a candidate for the University of Hawaii-Maui College chancellor position, holds a Doctorate of Education from the University of Southern California. Jonathon McKee, ...

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  16. Musings from Manoa: Football identity is "Just win, baby'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

    HONOLULU - It may not improve University of Hawaii football coach Norm Chow's Q rating, and it may not fill up the stands at Aloha Stadium as quickly as athletic director Ben Jay would like ... but the Rainbow Warriors appear to have developed their 2014 identity:

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  17. Lava enters vacant lots in Big Island subdivisionRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | WTVC

    The lots in the Kaohe Homesteads subdivision that are closest to the lava are vacant, and officials say no homes are in imminent danger. Hawaii County spokesman Kevin Dayton says lava from Kilauea has slowed and there are no evacuations ordered.

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  18. Burger King wants vet's Hawaii base needle burger lawsuit dismissedRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    In this 2009 photo provided by Tanya Bartholomew, her husband, former Army soldier Clark Bartholomew is seen carrying their son Aric at Fort Drum, N.Y. The former soldier's lawsuit alleging he bit into needles in a Burger King sandwich purchased at Hawaii's Schofield Barracks in 2010 is headed to trial in August after a settlement couldn't be reached. HONOLULU - Burger King wants to dismiss a lawsuit alleging there were needles in a sandwich after a former soldier who made the claim didn't attend a settlement conference.

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  19. DOT launches Child Passenger Safety WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | KITV-TV

    The Hawaii Department of Transportation launched Child Passenger Safety Week on Monday, Sept. 15, with a clear message: Let's protect our keiki.

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  20. Humane society looking for volunteersRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | West Hawaii Today

    The Hawaii Island Humane Society is continuing to assess the lava threat to Puna residents and their animals. Should the need arise, HIHS Keaau Shelter will contact volunteers for assistance.

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