Hawaii Island

Newly Elected Roth Ready To Take On Prosecutor Job

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Hawaii County citizens voted for a new county prosecutor for the first time in 20 years last November. The new prosecutor has been on the job for nearly three months now -- and spoke to HPR's Sherry Bracken about some of his biggest challenges.

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UH Hilo College of Pharmacy Could Lose Accreditation

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The University of Hawaii at Hilo's College of Pharmacy is the only pharmacy school in the Pacific Rim.  It's come a long way since its creation less than 10 years ago.  But it's now facing a major challenge that could jeopardize its future.  HPR's Sherry Bracken talked with the Dean to get the latest.

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Cultural Learning Center to Replace Former Keauhou Beach Hotel

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It's been nearly four months since the Keauhou Beach Hotel closed its doors on the west side of the Big Island.  Kamehameha Schools owns the historic property..and is planning what comes next.  HPR's Sherry Bracken has the story...

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UH Hilo Researchers Study Rat Lungworm Disease

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A researcher at the University of Hawaii at Hilo is studying a little known but potentially devastating disease.  It's relatively rare--and it can be defeated fairly easily--once people know what to do.  From Hawaii Island, HPR's Sherry Bracken explains...

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One Billion Rising Raises Awareness with Dance

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Today is Valentine's Day, a day for sweethearts.  But it's also turned into a day of increasing awareness about the horrors of domestic violence worldwide.  Here in the state, there are several events, including a very special one on Hawaii Island.  HPR's Sherry Bracken tells us more.

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