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Lt. Gov Josh Green on Tani’s World

KNKR is pleased to announce that Monday, September 14th Lt. Governor Josh Green will be calling in to Tani's World, a Hawaiian music and talk story show broadcasting live weekly 10-Noon on KNKR with a hana hou presentation Sundays 1-3pm.

todaySeptember 12, 2020 67


Lost Wage Assistance

The DLIR Unemployment Insurance Division is preparing to launch the Lost Wages Assistance (LWA) program. The LWA program will provide an additional $300 in benefits to those who: certify that their unemployment or partial unemployment (had hours reduced) has been affected due to a disruption caused by COVID-19 and have a weekly benefit amount of at least $100 and who otherwise qualify for benefits. At this time, LWA is available […]

todaySeptember 11, 2020 37

Local News

Akoni Pule: Delays Possible

The Department of Water Supply, County of Hawai‘i, will install a new service lateral on the roadway shoulder: Maluhia Road and Akoni Pule HighwayWednesday, September 16, 2020 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. A traffic control officer will be on site to direct drivers using Maluhia Road. Motorists could experience delays and should plan accordingly. Questions can be directed to Darroll Naungayan at (808) 887-3030.

todaySeptember 10, 2020 27


HI rolls out COVID-19 online dashboard

Information from Multiple Sources in One Location At an afternoon briefing to legislators, Gov. David Ige and representatives from the Hawai‘i Department of Health and the University of Hawai‘i unveiled a new COVID-19 dashboard for anyone interested in tracking local data associated with the coronavirus pandemic. This dashboard can be accessed at “This is a tremendous step forward in providing vital information in an easy-to-read and understand format. It immediately […]

todaySeptember 5, 2020 7

Local News

Akoni Pule Brush Fire

Both lanes of Akoni Pule Highway (Route 270) near the 12 mile marker in North Kohala were closed early this morning due to a brush fire. HFD crews have extinguished the fire and the road is now open.

todaySeptember 2, 2020 18

Civil Defense

Big Island Parks Closure

In efforts to control the spread of the Coronavirus on Hawaii Island, the following are in effect: Effective September 4th through September 19th all beach and shoreline parks are closed.  The activities of exercising, fishing, food gathering, use of restroom, shower facilities and access to the ocean will continue to be allowed.  Call Civil Defense at 935-0031 for more information.Increased testing will continue throughout the Island.  The Hawaii County Police Department will […]

todaySeptember 2, 2020 45

Local News

State Introduces “Safe Travels” Screening

NEW ONLINE SAFE TRAVELS APPLICATION MANDATORY ON SEPT. 1 A new travel application is being required for those coming to Hawai’i and all interisland travel. Planning to travel? Travelers are required to complete the online Safe Travels application, which will produce a QR code for each passenger. To make a profile and complete your travel and health information. This Safe Travels application replaces the current forms for interisland travel. […]

todayAugust 31, 2020 25