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Downed trees close Puna trail

HILO — The Department of Land and Natural Resources Division of Forestry and Wildlife has closed the Puna hiking trail until further notice, due to severe tree fall caused by Hurricane Iselle. These downed trees are blocking access to Haena beach in the South Hilo area.

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Downed trees close Puna trail

HILO — The Department of Land and Natural Resources Division of Forestry and Wildlife has closed the Puna hiking trail until further notice, due to severe tree fall caused by Hurricane Iselle. These downed trees are blocking access to Haena beach in the South Hilo area.

ACLU files complaint over Primary Election

A group of Pahoa residents, working with the American Civil Liberties Union in Hawaii, have filed a complaint with the Hawaii Supreme Court, asking the state’s top judges to allow every resident affected by Tropical Storm Iselle to cast a ballot in the primary.

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Musical society debuts new name, logo, in 2014

The Kona Music Society, in celebration of their 25th anniversary, has rebranded with a new logo and a name change. Now called the Kona Choral Society, the community choral company has realigned their image with their foundational roots.

APAC announces 2014-15 season

Aloha Performing Arts Company recently kicked off its 27th production season with its 21st annual Original Play Festival, which featured staged readings of seven new, unpublished, unproduced plays in four days. The main stage season of fully produced shows begins in October, with the Gothic musical thriller “Jekyll and Hyde.” This moody, evocative tale is loosely based on Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic story about a brilliant doctor whose experiments with human personality create a murderous counterpart. With book and lyrics by Leslie Bricusse and music by Frank Wildhorn, the show runs Oct. 10 through Nov. 2.

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