Today is “Hinamatsuri” or Girls’ Day. It is the third day of the third month and is also called Doll’s Day in Japan. Parents and grandparents of newborn girls buy special dolls that are displayed on shelves from the end of February till today. These dolls are special dolls that are handed down from generation to generation and are not to be played with, but are packed away, only to be displayed again at the same time the following year, in time for Girls’ Day.
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Extended furlough inmate Jason Cantan turned himself in at Hawaii Community Correctional Center in Hilo at 11 a.m. today.
When she was 16 years old, Kathy Higaki took on what was supposed to be a simple, part-time job after school.
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For years, Dr. Craig Kadooka has has been trying to convince his patients to get more exercise.
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Following an outcry from local landscapers, Hawaii County postponed implementing a program requiring commercial operators to haul their green waste to the landfills rather than dumping it at transfer stations.
Photos by HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald.
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The Hawaii Board of Land and Natural Resources approved Friday a pair of lease extensions for Uncle Billy’s Hilo Hotel and the Country Club condominiums.
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A 485-acre tract of North Kohala land on the road to Pololu Valley is set to be sold.