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Hawaii County · Hawaii County

Big Island Now : Free School Meal Service Waivers Set to Expire

The Hawai‘i State Department of Education’s school meal service will revert back to pre-pandemic operations for the 2022-23 school year due to the June 30, 2022 expiration of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s free student meals waivers.“We are grateful to have had this federal waiver that allowed our schools to support families throughout the pandemic with student meals at no cost,” Superintendent Keith Hayashi said.See the Story
Water · Hawaii County

Big Island Now : North Kona Water Restriction Downgraded to Voluntary 10%

The 25% mandatory North Kona water restriction, that has been in effect since June 6, is officially downgraded to a 10% voluntary water conservation. The Department of Water Supply stated in a news release Friday afternoon that interim repairs have been made to the Kalaoa deepwell.See the Story

Big Island Now : HPD Locates Teen Runaway

HPD locates teen runaway.See the Story
Hawaii County · Hawaii County

Big Island Now : ‘Unprecedented And Frankly Scary’: Food Basket Experiencing Severe Food Shortage

The Food Basket received more than 1.4 million pounds of food through the emergency food program in 2020, getting the most, 518,824 pounds, in the fourth quarter of that year. Since then, the amount of food provided to the food bank through the program has steadily decreased. The organization is filling in the gaps in food as best as it can with donated food and funds.See the Story
Hawaii County · Hawaii County

Big Island Now : Public Input Sought on HVNP Disaster Recovery Project

Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park and the U.S. Geological Survey seek community input on the environmental assessment, or EA, for the proposed action to move the Disaster Recovery Project forward following the 2018 volcanic eruption and summit collapse on Kīlauea volcano.The comment period opens July 1 and closes on July 31, 2022, and a virtual public meeting will be held July 21 at noon and again at 6 p.m.See the Story

Big Island Now : HPD Seeks Public Help Identifying Suspect in Vehicle Theft

Authorities seek the public’s help with identifying a man involved in a motor vehicle theft that took place in Pāhoa.See the Story
Hawaii County · Hawaii County

Big Island Now : Hawai’i Kūpuna Softball League Standings as of July 1

Hawai’i Kūpuna Softball League games are normally played on Saturdays. The 2022 regular season began Jan. 15. The county tournament is planned for July 6-7 in Hilo, with the state tournament scheduled for Aug. 2-5 on O’ahu.See the Story
Hawaii County · Hawaii County

Big Island Now : HPD Weekly Outstanding Warrants List: July 1, 2022

DISCLAIMER: This list is active as of July 1, 2022. Interested parties reading this list in the future should be aware that some individuals will have cleared up the matters of an outstanding warrant with the police department by then. They may no longer have a warrant out for their arrest, and the circumstances for which the original warrant was issued may be resolved absent serious penalties.See the Story

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