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  1. High school football: More the merrier in Open DivisionRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2017 | West Hawaii Today

    That's one reason why it can be so hard to understand why the OIA has threatened to make a drastic move that would take away opportunities for hundreds of its student- athletes. If the league that represents the most-populated island's 22 football- playing public high schools follows through on boycotting the Open Division of the state tournament, it would - as things stand now - have four fewer teams competing at states.

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  2. Hilo's Yada shoots 75 on LPGA TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2017 | West Hawaii Today

    Hilo's Britney Yada has work to do to make her first cut on the LPGA Tour, though she breathed life into her round with a solid 12-hole finish at the ShopRite Classic. Fighting nerves and an afternoon gust in Galloway Township, N.J., Yada steadied herself on the back nine Friday for a first-round 5-over 76 in the LPGA rookie's third top-pro event this season.

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  3. HHSAA declarations will be popular topic at state AD meetingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2017 | West Hawaii Today

    When the 57th annual Hawaii Interscholastic Athletic Directors Association conference kicks off Monday at Hilton Waikoloa, the most interesting or significant issue to tackle is the OIA's Open football chess match decisions. The OIA's four Division I semifinalists secured spots to the Open tournament, while the early round losers received berths to the Division I tournament, captured by Mililani.

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  4. Additions to Oahu's Ko Olina Resort draw in touristsRead the original story

    May 10, 2017 | West Hawaii Today

    President of Land and Sea Adventures David M. Gelezinsky has even called Ko Olina the new Palm Beach, Florida, The Honolulu Star Advertiser reported . The additions include Disney's Aulani Resort built in 2011, Four Seasons Resort, which celebrates its anniversary May 27, and a $2 billion megaresort planned by Atlantis that will add another 800 hotel rooms and 524 residences to the 1,992 already in Ko Olina.

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  5. Waiakea smooth in curbing 'CanesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | West Hawaii Today

    Kapolei came in with a reputation as one of the better blocking volleyball teams in the state, but the Hurricanes couldn't figure out how to build a roof against Waiakea senior Kolby Aiona and his teammates. The senior outside hitter smoked 21 kills on 40 swings and posted a .300 hitting clip as Waiakea defeated the OIA's No.

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  6. Littered fishing ropes from Hawaii Island turned to energy on OahuRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2017 | West Hawaii Today

    More than 7 tons of derelict fishing nets and fishing lines collected on Hawaii Island are being sent to Oahu to be converted into energy for the City and County of Honolulu, thanks to ongoing cleanup efforts by the nonprofit Hawaii Wildlife Fund. The Nets-to-Energy program is a partnership under the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association.

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  7. K-Drama weekly update: 4-2-17Read the original story

    Apr 2, 2017 | West Hawaii Today

    Lotte is the fifth largest conglomerate in South Korea with its reach well into neighboring countries. Lotte Championship presented by Hershey will be back in Hawaii April 9-15.

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  8. Helicopter pilot from Oahu dies after crash in IndianaRead the original story

    Mar 15, 2017 | West Hawaii Today

    A helicopter pilot from Hawaii who was helping install power lines on new towers died after his aircraft crashed in rural northern Indiana. Indiana State Police say it isn't clear what caused Tuesday afternoon's crash near the White County community of Brookston, about 65 miles northwest of Indianapolis.

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  9. Oahu program for kids with disabilities closing down over fundsRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2017 | West Hawaii Today

    An Oahu after-school and summer program for youths with disabilities is shutting down at the end of the month due to a lack of funds, leaving families scrambling to find alternatives. Easter Seals Hawaii President and CEO Ron Brandvold said the organization has 11 students attending its daily youth program.

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  10. Obituaries1: 3-5-17Read the original story

    Mar 5, 2017 | West Hawaii Today

    Fely Damasco Andaya, 80, of Ewa Beach, Oahu and formerly of Papaaloa died Feb. 18 on Oahu. Born in Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines, she was a childcare giver, homemaker and member of St. Anthony Catholic Church in Papaaloa and Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Ewa Beach.

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  11. Access to public info shouldn't be blockedRead the original story

    Feb 28, 2017 | West Hawaii Today

    Bill HB 1518 is a perfect example, of government's ability to use their positions for personal agendas, and stifling its citizens. For six months we have been communicating with West Hawaii Today about our personal situation that has generated this bill.

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  12. Thefts from state result in felony chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2017 | West Hawaii Today

    In the first incident, convicted felon Michael Powers, 48 years old and a Pearl City resident, allegedly wrote 22 forged checks totaling $715,696.92 using bank routing numbers and account numbers belonging to the Hawaii budget and finance department, Attorney General Doug Chin said. Powers was charged Friday with attempted first-degree theft and multiple counts of forgery in the second degree.

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  13. Redemption from heartbreak: Wildcats looking for consistency on the diamondRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | West Hawaii Today

    The 2016 season was filled with heartbreak for the Konawaena baseball team. The Wildcats watched as several games slipped through the cracks in the late innings as the team struggled to find consistency in the field and on the hill.

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  14. Fred J. Koehnen dies at 92Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2017 | West Hawaii Today

    Prominent Hilo-born business and community leader Fred J. Koehnen died at home Wednesday following an illness. He was 92. Koehnen was son of German immigrants and second generation of F. Koehnen Ltd.., which was founded in 1910 and is still in existence, although the family's three-generation retail store, Koehnen's Interiors, closed in 2012.

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  15. J.R. Simplot to open turf, horticulture location in KonaRead the original story

    Feb 4, 2017 | West Hawaii Today

    The J. R. Simplot Company - based out of Boise, Idaho, and self-described as one of the biggest privately owned food and agrobusiness companies in the United States - announced Thursday its purchase of the assets of both Hawaii Grower Products, Inc. and Pacific Agricultural Sales and Services, Inc. Simplot is expanding its turf and horticulture business, and the recent asset acquisitions will aid in the company's addition of three locations throughout Hawaii - one in Kailua-Kona, and the other two Kapolei and Kahului. "We continue to look for opportunities to expand our geographic reach and expansion to Hawaii fits the plan," said Jeff Roesler, vice president of Simplot's Specialty Business Units.

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  16. Woman killed in New Year's Day fireworks explosionRead the original story

    Jan 3, 2017 | West Hawaii Today

    A fireworks explosion at a large New Year's Day gathering on the Hawaiian island of Oahu has left one woman dead and a man critically injured, authorities said. Emergency personnel arrived just after midnight Sunday at the Campbell Industrial Park in Kapolei to find the two victims injured.

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  17. BIIF Volleyball: Hilo's Ua, Waiakea's Hayashi named Division I co-Players of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2017 | West Hawaii Today

    Hilo junior Kawai Ua and Waiakea junior Jordyn Hayashi dominate on the volleyball court in different ways, and they're on opposite ends of a seesaw. One ferociously swings for a kill while the other prevents it.

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  18. Honolulu rail project could cost as much as $9.5 billionRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2016 | West Hawaii Today

    Officials overseeing Honolulu's multibillion dollar rail project say that depending on financing costs, the rail system could cost as much as $9.5 billion. The higher price tag is just an example of how much the rail could cost depending on how the city ultimately decides to pay back bonds and interests on the project, Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation officials told The Honolulu Star-Advertiser on Thursday .

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  19. Crystal meth mailed in toaster nets 18-year prison sentenceRead the original story

    Oct 21, 2016 | West Hawaii Today

    A man convicted in a federal drug case involving six pounds of crystal methamphetamine mailed to Hawaii in a toaster was sentenced Friday to 18 years in prison. A jury in April convicted Allen Gorion, 32, of meth dealing and conspiracy charges.

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