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32 endangered species protected under Safe Harbor Agreement

KAILUA-KONA —The state Department of Land and Natural Resources, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Kamehameha Schools on Friday signed a historic agreement to promote the recovery of 32 federally endangered species and one threatened species on Hawaii Island.

Police searching for wanted man

Hawaii County Police are on the lookout for Eyan K. Chong, a 29-year-old man wanted on multiple outstanding warrants resulting from probation violations.

Unemployment steady at 2.3 percent

KAILUA-KONA — Hawaii Island’s unemployment rate stood at 2.3 percent in May, unchanged from April, recently released state labor statistics show.

Man facing firearms, drug offenses

KAILUA-KONA — A 47-year-old man is facing firearms and drug offenses after police arrested him Monday at a home off Kaiminani Drive.