Hawaii health department confirms three new measles cases

The Hawaii State Department of Health has confirmed three cases of measles in the state, one on Maui and two on Kauai. The cases on the two islands are not related to each other and have separate travel histories, but all cases are unvaccinated young adults with recent travel either to the Philippines or Indonesia and Malaysia.

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Hawaii health department confirms three new measles cases

The Hawaii State Department of Health has confirmed three cases of measles in the state, one on Maui and two on Kauai. The cases on the two islands are not related to each other and have separate travel histories, but all cases are unvaccinated young adults with recent travel either to the Philippines or Indonesia and Malaysia.

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Senate confirms Judge Masunaga

Margaret Masunaga officially became District Judge Masunaga upon her confirmation Thursday by the state Senate in a special session.

Election workers needed

There’s a “desperate” need for election workers, as Hawaii County finds itself short 67 volunteers for precincts in Waimea, Waikoloa, Kona and Ka‘u.

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Gaelic music takes over the Big Island

You’ve almost certainly heard The Irish Rovers’ songs, including “The Unicorn,” “Drunken Sailor,” “Wasn’t That a Party” and “Whiskey in the Jar.”

‘The Fantasticks’ cast announced

As North Hawaii’s community theater company enters its 51st season, the group has cast the beloved musical “The Fantasticks.” With book and lyrics by Tom Jones and music by Harvey Schmidt, this charming love story ran for a record-breaking 42 years off-Broadway. “The Fantasticks” is the only off-Broadway show to ever win a Tony Award honor for Excellence in Theatre.

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