HELCO: 800 Big Island customers remain without power

Hawaii Electric Light Co. continues to restore electric service to customers who lost power as a result of Tropical Storm Iselle. However, the company said in a prepared statement Thursday that 800 customers still are in the dark and it could take another two weeks — in some cases, even longer — to restore power to all affected customers.

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Hale Nani escapee captured

A 46-year-old inmate who was reported missing from the Hale Nani Work Reintegration Center in Hilo has been apprehended.

HELCO: 800 Big Island customers remain without power

Hawaii Electric Light Co. continues to restore electric service to customers who lost power as a result of Tropical Storm Iselle. However, the company said in a prepared statement Thursday that 800 customers still are in the dark and it could take another two weeks — in some cases, even longer — to restore power to all affected customers.

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Hale Nani escapee captured

A 46-year-old inmate who was reported missing from the Hale Nani Work Reintegration Center in Hilo has been apprehended.

HELCO: 800 Big Island customers remain without power

Hawaii Electric Light Co. continues to restore electric service to customers who lost power as a result of Tropical Storm Iselle. However, the company said in a prepared statement Thursday that 800 customers still are in the dark and it could take another two weeks — in some cases, even longer — to restore power to all affected customers.

Hurricane Lowell forecast to weaken

Lowell, a Category 1 hurricane packing 75 mph winds, continues to move toward the northwest about 815 miles southwest of the southern tip of the Baja California peninsula, National Hurricane Center forecasters said Thursday.

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Island Life | 8-21-14

Hawaii’s favorite passion fruit can be seen beginning to form from this lilikoi blossom in Waikoloa Village. Victoria McKinney/Community Contributor

Grant to benefit Hiki No

PBS Hawaii’s student news program and statewide digital media learning initiative, Hiki No, has received a three-year, $2.1 million grant from the Stupski Family Fund of the Hawaii Community Foundation.

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