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Kauai first responders rescue 48-year-old injured hiker on Kukui Trail

KHON2 Local News - Wed, 07/28/2021 - 16:12
An injured hiker was rescued on the Kukui Trail in Kōke‘e by the Kauai Fire Department (KFD) on Tuesday afternoon.
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Road closures, campfire restrictions in effect at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park as dry conditions raise fire concerns

KHON2 Local News - Wed, 07/28/2021 - 15:51
Parts of Mauna Loa Road and Hilina Pali Road at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park will remain closed to cars until further notice in an effort to prevent wildfires.
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Map shows areas hit hardest by latest COVID-19 surge: See how your county fares

KHON2 Local News - Wed, 07/28/2021 - 15:32
A map created by the Associated Press with data from Johns Hopkins University shows Louisiana, Arkansas and Missouri are being hit especially hard.
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Hawaii reports 85 Coronavirus cases, 3 new deaths

KHON2 Local News - Wed, 07/28/2021 - 15:00
HONOLULU (KHON2) -- The Hawaii Department of Health reports 85 new COVID-19 cases and three new deaths on Wednesday, July 28. Wednesday's numbers are a partial count, the Department of Health announced, citing an electronic lab reporting system interruption. The DOH told KHON2 the issue has been addressed and lab reports should be caught up [...]
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Extraordinary Voyages: Native Hawaiian designers partner with luxury fashion brand Valentino

KHON2 Local News - Wed, 07/28/2021 - 14:41
Three Native Hawaiian designers are partnering with luxury fashion brand Valentino to create a special textile pattern that will be incorporated with REDValentino's ready-to-wear collection.
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Officers, volunteers remain at Laniakea Beach to educate visitors about respecting wildlife

KHON2 Local News - Wed, 07/28/2021 - 14:34
Laniakea Beach has long been a focal point for locals and visitors to view wildlife. Every day, for the last decade, hundreds of people have crowded the small area to get a glimpse of sea turtles. Residents say the harassment has gotten worse over the years.
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To Find a Home: Manapua

KHON2 Local News - Wed, 07/28/2021 - 13:52
Meet Manapua! Manapua has made it through a rough patch and is ready for a fresh new life.
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Mayor Blangiardi says he will work from Kapolei Hale monthly

KHON2 Local News - Wed, 07/28/2021 - 12:36
The mayor cited a need to spend some time outside of downtown Honolulu to get to know Kapolei residents better.
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Lt. Gov. does not believe in making vaccines mandatory

KHON2 Local News - Wed, 07/28/2021 - 11:57
As some lawmakers in Hawaii and across the country consider vaccine mandates, Lt. Gov. Josh Green says he doesn't believe in making vaccines mandatory. He joined Wake Up 2day to talk about that and hospital capacity across the state.
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Clouds, showers will favor windward and mauka areas

KHON2 Local News - Wed, 07/28/2021 - 10:00
Moderate to breezy easterly trade winds will continue into Thursday, then strengthen Thursday night through the weekend.
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Liliha Bakery announces new location at Pearl Highlands Center

KHON2 Local News - Wed, 07/28/2021 - 09:48
A popular bakery is set to open at Pearl Highlands Center in summer of 2022. Local favorite, Liliha Bakery is bringing its fifth location to the space that was once occupied by Pier 1 imports.
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AlohaSafe Alert app reaches one million activations

KHON2 Local News - Wed, 07/28/2021 - 09:40
Hawaii's official COVID-19 exposure notification app, AlohaSafe Alert, has reached one million activations. The free app launched statewide in January 2021 as a way to bolster the state’s contact tracing program by providing users with anonymous notifications of people who have been exposed to COVID-19 near them.
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Investigation underway for blaze that destroyed Waianae home

KHON2 Local News - Wed, 07/28/2021 - 08:31
A Maili home went up in flames just before midnight on Tuesday. Firefighters rushed to the fire, which had fully engulfed the home by the time the first unit arrived, noting that the inferno could be seen from half a mile away.
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Here's how much each state is adding to the national COVID bump

KHON2 Local News - Wed, 07/28/2021 - 08:13
This map illustarates the 7-day per capita Covid rate by state. (KDVR/Flouish)
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McCormick recalls seasoning products over salmonella threat

KHON2 Local News - Wed, 07/28/2021 - 08:11
McCormick & Company has issued a voluntary recall of three products over possible salmonella contamination.
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Heavy showers possible for portions of Hawaii Island and Maui, as well as waters near Kauai

KHON2 Local News - Wed, 07/28/2021 - 01:32
HONOLULU (KHON2) -- Areas of tropical moisture moving through from east to west combined with an upper trough nearby to the northwest will support better windward and mauka shower coverage periodically through midweek. Some showers may become heavy, and a thunderstorm or two can't be ruled out. A return of drier air and brisk trade [...]
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A week before school starts, preparations for in-person learning continue

KHON2 Local News - Wed, 07/28/2021 - 00:59
Teachers and administrators are now preparing to follow guidelines for in-person learning as the COVID-19 delta variant continues to surge across the state.
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CDC team coming to Oahu to investigate coronavirus surge in Leeward Oahu

KHON2 Local News - Wed, 07/28/2021 - 00:31
According to the Hawaii Department of Health, within the last two weeks, Waianae saw 129 COVID-19 cases, the highest of any area on Oahu. Now, the only health care facility that directly serves the Leeward Coast is feeling the impact.
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Kamehameha Schools in negotiations with potential operator for Volcano Golf Course

KHON2 Local News - Wed, 07/28/2021 - 00:14
The Volcano Golf & Country Club has been closed to the public since May 2020. The previous operators abandoned the lease. So will the course ever reopen?
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