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2016-02-06 19:20

HILO — Eighteen months after thousands of albizia trees toppled by Tropical Storm Iselle damaged homes, blocked roadways and knocked out power in lower Puna, multiple bills up for discussion by legislators this session appear poised to tackle the troublesome invasive species.

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2016-02-04 01:30

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2016-02-06 19:21

If you were to ask residents on the rim of Waipio Valley what would be the worst problem there, they wouldn’t say dengue fever or the sale of the Bishop Estate lands. It’s traffic. In Kukuihaele, the quaint village just south of the valley, parked cars spill over from the look-out parking lot and snake along both sides of the road that passes through town.

Nation & World


2016-02-06 01:30

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Eighty-two years after she was born to a teenage girl and put up for adoption, Betty Morrell finally has met her 96-year-old birth mother, thanks to the dogged persistence of her granddaughter during 20 years of searching.