Hawaii Island

Residents Testify at Redistricting Hearing

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It's been a challenging road for the Hawaii County Redistricting Commission, from contention over the nominees last February to sometimes heated testimony over the maps. Monday night, the commission met in Kona for the second to last of their public hearings. From Kona, HPR's Sherry Bracken gives us an update.

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Mellon-Hawaii Fellows Present Their Work

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Four Native Hawaiian scholars are on their way to completing a prestigious fellowship. Hawaii Island's Kohala Center administers the program supporting a special kind of scholarship. HPR's Sherry Bracken tells us more from Kona.

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Hawaii Wildlife Center to Treat Native Hawaiian Birds, Bats

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A new animal rehabilitation center opens Saturday in North Kohala. The project has been underway since 2007. HPR's Sherry Bracken has more from Kona.

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Big Island Was Early Training Ground for Peace Corps

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This is the 50th anniversary of the Peace Corps, which is still active in 76 countries. It turns out the Big Island has a special relationship with the Peace Corps. HPR's Sherry Bracken, reporting from Kona, tells us why.

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Memorials, Display, Dinner to Honor Hawaii Island's 10,000 Veterans

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Tomorrow, the public is invited to join in several Veterans Day events to remember and celebrate those from Hawaii Island and across the United States who have served our country. From Kona, HPR's Sherry Bracken tells us about some Big Island events.

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