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Hawaii schools short on money for lunches, buses

HONOLULU — The state Department of Education says it needs $19 million in emergency funding from the state Legislature to cover shortfalls in its school lunch and bus transportation programs.

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Senate committee endorses Masunaga for judge

The state Senate Judiciary Committee gave its unanimous approval Wednesday to the confirmation of Margaret Masunaga as a district judge in Kona, despite a negative rating by the Hawaii State Bar Association.

Comment sought on hunting rules package

Big Island hunters will have more opportunities to bag feral pigs, goats and sheep under a package of changes to hunting rules set to go before the state Board of Land and Natural Resources on Friday.

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Island Life | 10-23-14

Visitors take in the view from the top of Waipio Valley. Victoria McKinney/Community Contributor

Center commemorates construction ‘topping off’

West Hawaii Commu-nity Health Center Board of Directors and staff recently celebrated a topping off ceremony with everyone signing the last support beam put in place on the 10,500-square-foot building in Kealakehe.

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