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University of Hawaii Receives $9 Million for Palamanui Campus

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The citizens of West Hawaii have never had a permanent college campus, but with this week's presentation of a big check to University of Hawaii from the developer of the Palamanui residential and business development, they're one step closer to getting that campus. From Kona, HPR's Sherry Bracken has more.

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Big Island Drug Court Celebrates Graduations

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This week, three more clients graduated from the Big Island Drug Court. Nearly 140 people have successfully completed the program during its 10-year history. From Hawaii Island, HPR's Sherry Bracken tells us how the program uses a team approach to stop crimes that result from substance abuse and helps rehabilitate offenders.

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Laupahoehoe School Allowed to Open as Charter

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The state board of education has made a final decision to let Laupahoehoe School open as a charter school in July. The decision was controversial—and three members of the state’s charter school review panel resigned in protest. From the Big Island, HPR’s Sherry Bracken has more.

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UH Hilo's Plan for Student Village, On-Campus Childcare Approved

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University of Hawaii at Hilo received some good news when the UH Board of Regents approved its strategic plan last week. From the Big Island, HPR's Sherry Bracken has more.

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Hilo Artist is Behind New Bonsai Stamps

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The United States Postal Service is issuing a brand new series of Forever stamps today that were created right here in Hawaii. The art comes from the Big Island and reflects an Asian tradition that dates back centuries. From Hawaii Island, HPR's Sherry Bracken has more.

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