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Protest outside PTA as military training heats up

| | Mar 30 2017 - 12:05am | Comments

POHAKULOA TRAINING AREA MAIN GATE — Their oli were loud, but the teeth-rattling boom of sporadic mortar rounds was louder, as more than 50 protesters employed Native Hawaiian chants to express their opposition to the latest series of training exercises at the U.S. Army garrison.

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    HILO — Ride-hailing phone app Uber has officially launched on the Big Island.

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    KAILUA-KONA — Kamehameha Schools remains in a holding pattern as it awaits approval of permits that will allow the organization to move forward with the removal of the Keauhou Beach Hotel, making way for a project-based educational complex dubbed Kahaluu Makai.

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    KAILUA-KONA — Ruth Gates wants to completely change the conversation.

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    HILO — A veterinary assisting program expanding to Hawaii Island later this year could help offset high turnover in the profession and reduce time spent training assistants on the job.

  5. | Posted: Mar 17 2017 - 7:42am

    HONOLULU — The U.S. and its Asia-Pacific allies are rolling out their new stealth fighter jet, a cutting-edge plane that costs about $100 million each.

  6. | Posted: Mar 17 2017 - 12:05am

    KAILUA-KONA — West Hawaii Today senior reporter Nancy Cook Lauer earned the Big Island Press Club’s Torch of Light award for her work on breaking the story surrounding former-Hawaii County Mayor Billy Kenoi’s use of a county-issued pCard.

  7. | Posted: Mar 16 2017 - 9:17pm

    HONOMU — Much of the Akaka Falls State Park trail system remains closed to visitors until further notice.

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    HONOLULU — The U.S. Army soldiers finished wading across a stream in a rainforest in Hawaii, and they were soaked. Their boots and socks were water-logged and their clothes, hair and ears were caked with mud.

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    A company says it is owed $545,145 for services it provided Jas W. Glover and a subcontractor during construction of a new container yard at Hilo harbor.

  10. | Posted: Mar 16 2017 - 7:59am

    The Hawaii Board of Agriculture on Tuesday expanded the coffee berry borer quarantine to Maui, effective May 1, 2017.

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    HILO — The Intermediate Court of Appeals has sided with former County Council Chairman Dominic Yagong and former County Clerk Jamae Kawauchi in a 2012 defamation lawsuit filed by Elections Administrator Pat Nakamoto and one of her staff.

  12. | Posted: Mar 15 2017 - 8:17pm

    KAILUA-KONA — A notice to proceed on the Lako Street extension could be issued later this year.

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    HILO — A long-awaited overhaul of the communication systems used by Hawaii County’s public agencies began rolling out this week as the Hawaii Police Department switched its radios to a new bandwidth.

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    HONOLULU — Hours before it was to take effect, President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban was put on hold Wednesday by a federal judge in Hawaii who questioned whether the administration was motivated by national security concerns.

  15. | Posted: Mar 15 2017 - 1:55pm

    HONOLULU — The Hawaii House passed the state’s $28 billion two-year budget at a time when state revenue projections are falling.