Hawaii Island

Man to Walk 100+ Miles to Support Food Bank

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The Food Basket has been Hawaii Island's food bank for more than 20 years. It relies on donations and volunteers, including one who's spending this week taking a long walk up the Hamakua Coast and around the island. Fom Kona, HPR's Sherry Bracken reports.

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New Redistricting Plan Gains Supporters

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Hawaii County's State Redistricting Commission has its last meeting Thursday before public hearings later in the month to reveal its final choice for new Hawaii County district lines. From Kona, HPR's Sherry Bracken says many community members who attended the second-to-last meeting weren't pleased.

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Bill Proposes Land Maintenance Fund

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Hawaii County Councilwoman Brenda Ford wants to spend money to maintain open space land purchased by the county since its Open Space Land Fund was established in 2006. From Kona, HPR's Sherry Bracken explains.

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High Schoolers to Practice Diplomacy with 'Model APEC'

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There's a lot of focus on the upcoming Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation summit coming to Honolulu next month. From Kona, HPR's Sherry Bracken tells us there will be a student version of the event this weekend on Hawaii Island.

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Shelter Funds Taken from School, Offered to County

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The 6,500 residents in the Ka'u District are one step closer to getting an emergency shelter. One key has been Governor Abercrombie's promise to release funding. HPR's Sherry Bracken has more.

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