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Long-time Hilo pollster predicts Kim-Lau runoff | West Hawaii Today

HILO — It may not be the most scientific survey, but George Yokoyama said his political polling hasn’t been wrong in the 40 years he’s been doing it. 185 more words

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Workers sought to man polls during primary | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

With time running out for poll workers to be recruited and trained for the Aug. 13 primary election, county election officials are sending out a plea for help. 258 more words

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Authorities looking for California man charged with multiple offenses | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

KEALAKEKUA — A convicted felon from California charged with drug, theft and firearm possession offenses on the Big Island managed to slip out of the hospital and evade his court appearance Wednesday. 289 more words

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Alii Drive development project moves forward | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Those stuck in traffic on Alii Drive in Kailua-Kona might find this hard to believe, but the number of vehicles using the road actually decreased during the past few years. 246 more words

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Council tries to get to the root of ag exemptions | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Property tax breaks for farmers and ranchers will cost Hawaii County $39.6 million in lost revenue this year, slightly less than 10 percent of the county’s $463 million annual operating budget. 206 more words

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Park brings in drones to survey trees | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

PU‘UHONUA O HONAUNAU — It takes a serious threat to convince the National Park Service to allow drones in its airspace, and for Puuhonua O Honaunau that was the death of palm trees. 224 more words

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