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IRS repeats warning about phone scams

The Internal Revenue Service and the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration continue to hear from taxpayers who have received unsolicited calls from individuals demanding payment while fraudulently claiming to be from the IRS.

Governor releases $22M for state infrastructure improvements

Gov. Neil Abercrombie on Tuesday announced the release of more than $22 million to the Department of Accounting and General Services for various capital improvement projects updating state facilities, information technology infrastructure and business management software.

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Tropical Storm Lowell gains strength in E. Pacific

Tropicalu Storm Lowell continues to pack 50 mph winds Tuesday evening as it moves toward the northwest about 755 miles sothwest of the southern tip of the Baja California peninsula, National Hurricane Center forecasters said.

Tropical Storm Karina weakens

Karina remains a tropical storm Tuesday evening as it churns some 1,325 miles east of the Big Island, National Hurricane Center forecasters in Miami said.

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Island Life | 8-19-14

The setting sun casts an orange glow on a farm in Hawi. James Grenz/Community Contributor

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