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  1. Honaunau brush fire extinguishedRead the original story

    39 min ago | West Hawaii Today

    The fire, which broke out about 2 p.m., burned about one-quarter acre off Telephone Exchange Road, about a mile up from Highway 11, said Hawaii Fire Department West Hawaii Battalion Chief Ty Medeiros. No structures were damaged and no injuries were reported.

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  2. Venus Williams advances U.S. team in Fed Cup in Kailua-KonaRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Venus Williams returns against Alize Cornet of France during the quarterfinal match at the WTA Hong Kong Open tennis tournament. KAILUA-KONA Venus Williams clinched victory for the U.S. Fed Cup team against Poland on Sunday in the Group II first round, advancing her team to the World Group Playoff in April.

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  3. Today's BirthdaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Albany Times Union

    Bethany Hamilton accepts the award for favorite comeback athlete at the Kids' Choice Sports Awards at UCLA's Pauley Pavilion on Thursday, July 17, 2014, in Los Angeles. ORG XMIT: CAPM123 less Bethany Hamilton accepts the award for favorite comeback athlete at the Kids' Choice Sports Awards at UCLA's Pauley Pavilion on Thursday, July 17, 2014, in Los Angeles.

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  4. Blackwater Image wins Ocean Art Underwater Photography ContestRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | SCUBA News...

    Extraordinary blackwater photo of an eel larva, which has been photographed only a handful of times before, wins the 2015 Ocean Art Underwater Photo contest. Organised by the Underwater Photography Guide , the competition saw over $70,000 of prizes awarded to 75 underwater photographers.

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  5. Sports digest: Venus Williams clinches Fed Cup for U.S. teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Campbell Reporter

    Venus Williams clinched victory for the U.S. Fed Cup team against Poland on Sunday in the Group II first round, advancing her team to the World Group Playoff in April. A win in April would put the U.S. in contention for the Fed Cup title next year.

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  6. Venus Williams helps U.S. advance in Fed CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SFGate

    Venus Williams clinched victory for the U.S. Fed Cup team against Poland on Sunday in the Group II first round, advancing her team to the World Group Playoff in April. A win in April would put the U.S. in contention for the Fed Cup title next year.

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  7. Venus Williams advances US team in Fed CupRead the original story

    Yesterday | USA Today

    Venus Williams clinched victory for the U.S. Fed Cup team against Poland in the Group II first round, advancing her team to the World Group Playoff in April Venus Williams advances US team in Fed Cup Venus Williams clinched victory for the U.S. Fed Cup team against Poland in the Group II first round, advancing her team to the World Group Playoff in April Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1T7rjpd KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii - Venus Williams clinched victory for the U.S. Fed Cup team against Poland on Sunday in the Group II first round, advancing her team to the World Group Playoff in April. A win in April would put the U.S. in contention for the Fed Cup title next year.

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  8. Williams, Stephens give U.S. 2-0 Fed Cup lead in Kailua-KonaRead the original story

    Sunday | The Honolulu Advertiser

    KONA Venus Williams beat Paula Kania 7-5, 6-2, and Sloane Stephens beat Magda Linette, 6-2 6-4 today to give the U.S. a 2-0 lead over Poland after the opening day of their Fed Cup first round. Williams overcame a shaky start against Kania, who served for the first set but could not capitalize at 5-4.

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  9. Tennis tournament hosts to get refurbished courtsRead the original story

    Sunday | Washington Times

    The Old Kona Airport Park tennis courts will be refurbished in a partnership between Hawaii County and the United States Tennis Association. Over 2,000 fans filled the Holua Tennis Center on Saturday to see U.S. star Sloane Stephens and Poland's Madga Linette compete as part of the Fed Cup USTA tournament.

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  10. BIIF Division II girls soccer: HPA extends reign to seven in a rowRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

    KAILUA-KONA - The past seven years of BIIF Division II girls soccer were encapsulated in a matter of minutes Saturday night at Waverider Stadium.

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  11. Fired up for Fed Cup: Big stars, high energy at HoluaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | West Hawaii Today

    Her face covered in swirls of red, white and blue paint spelling out the letters USA, the Parker School student was one of 2,004 fans who turned out to watch top tennis stars battle it out in the Fed Cup on Saturday at the Holua Tennis Center. For Ring, who comes from a family of tennis enthusiasts, it was more than just a match between US star Sloane Stephens and Poland's Madga Linette in front of a sold-out crowd that included the state's governor.

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  12. Bills seek funding for albizia management on Big IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | West Hawaii Today

    Eighteen months after thousands of albizia trees toppled by Tropical Storm Iselle damaged homes, blocked roadways and knocked out power in lower Puna, multiple bills up for discussion by legislators this session appear poised to tackle the troublesome invasive species. Senate Bill 2750, introduced by state Sen. Russell Ruderman, D-Puna, and its companion, House Bill 2516, introduced by state Rep. Nicole Lowen, D-Kailua-Kona, seek $5 million for the Department of Land and Natural Resources and the Big Island Invasive Species Committee to follow through with a coordinated management program for the invasive trees.

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  13. Williams, Stephens give US 2-0 Fed Cup lead over PolandRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Washington Post

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  14. Bills aim to combat invasive albizia treesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Honolulu Advertiser

    ... fell and caused damage during Tropical Storm Iselle in August 2014. Puna Democrat Sen. Russell Ruderman and Kailua Kona Democrat Rep. Nicole Lowen have proposed companion bills that call for trees to be removed from areas from highway rights of way ...

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  15. Big Isle police identify man shot, killed by officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Hawaii island police have identified the man police shot and killed in a McDonald's restaurant drive-thru early Friday morning as Ronald Barawis Jr., 38, of Kailua-Kona. Read More

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  16. Wrongful death lawsuit alleges Big Isle police brutalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Hawaii County police used a stun gun and beat a man while he was incapacitated on the ground then delayed getting him medical attention as he was dying, the man's brother claimed in a wrongful death lawsuit. Randall Hatori was a passenger in a car that officers pulled over in Kailua-Kona in 2014.

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  17. Tennis: U.S., Poland ready for action at Fed Cup in KonaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

    KAILUA-KONA - While it is the first Fed Cup being playing in Hawaii, there will be a semblance of familiarity between opponents when the United States takes on Poland at Holua Tennis Center this weekend.

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  18. Kona students excel at mainland science competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | West Hawaii Today

    The middle school class of Waiaha School at University of the Nations competed Jan. 23 at the Future Cities Competition in San Diego. They came in the top 10 of the 55 teams and were the first team ever competing from Hawaii.

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  19. About Town: 2-6-16Read the original story

    Saturday Feb 6 | West Hawaii Today

    The American Legion Post 20 and American Legion Auxiliary will meet at 4 p.m. Wednesday at the Elks Club in the Old Industrial Area. The gathering begins at 3:30 with fellowship and cocktails and the meeting commences at 4. After the meeting, the Elks will hold a Mardi Gras seafood gumbo dinner for $12.

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  20. Police seek missing Kona womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

    Police are searching for a 62-year-old Kailua-Kona woman who was reported missing.

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