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Big Tobacco’s anti-smoking ads begin after decade of delay

| | Nov 21 2017 - 1:08pm | Comments

WASHINGTON — Decades after they were banned from the airwaves, Big Tobacco companies return to prime-time television this weekend — but not by choice.

  1. | Posted: Nov 17 2017 - 1:34pm

    HILO — Hawaii Island is expected to see a bump in cruise ship visitors in 2018 as the cruise industry continues to grow.

  2. | Posted: Nov 17 2017 - 1:01pm

    HILO — Students at University of Hawaii at Hilo are asking education leaders to beef up the campus’ share of state funding.

  3. | Posted: Nov 17 2017 - 12:58pm

    HILO — Hawaii County’s Mass Transit Agency is getting close to occupying its new bus baseyard, about a year after it was initially expected to be complete.

  4. | Posted: Nov 15 2017 - 10:38pm

    HILO — University of Hawaii researchers need the help of Big Island residents to gather information about the natural cycles of breadfruit trees.

  5. | Posted: Nov 15 2017 - 10:38pm

    HONOLULU — Three members of the Governor’s Joint Task Force on Rat Lungworm Disease in Hawaii are attending the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Annual Meeting in Baltimore, Maryland, this week.

  6. | Posted: Nov 13 2017 - 9:50pm

    ANAHEIM, Calif. — New guidelines lower the threshold for high blood pressure, adding 30 million Americans to those who have the condition, which now plagues nearly half of U.S. adults.

  7. | Posted: Nov 13 2017 - 9:50pm

    SEATTLE — On the same day a federal appeals court allowed part of President Donald Trump’s travel ban to take effect, advocacy groups filed a new lawsuit Monday challenging the administration’s related efforts to restrict or ban certain refugees from entering the U.S.

  8. | Posted: Nov 13 2017 - 9:50pm

    KEALAKEKUA — Thirty-six attorneys were recognized during the Kona Self-Help Recognition Awards on Nov. 7 for voluntarily providing free legal information to 600-plus Hawaii Island residents who sought help at the recently expanded Kona Courthouse Self-Help Center in 2017.

  9. | Posted: Nov 13 2017 - 6:32pm

    Correction: A previous version of this story incorrectly stated that Don Zero estimated the West Hawaii veteran population at between 150-170 veterans. In actuality, Zero estimated the VFW membership in West Hawaii at between 150-170 veterans. The population of veterans in West Hawaii numbers in the thousands. It is the policy of West Hawaii Today to promptly correct any incorrect or misleading information as soon as it is brought to the attention of the paper.

  10. Posted: Nov 13 2017 - 4:25pm

    During the week of Nov. 6-12, 2017, Hawaii Island police arrested 22 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Two of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. One of the drivers was under the age of 21.

  11. | Posted: Nov 13 2017 - 2:55pm

    The Kona Coffee Cultural Festival wrapped up on Saturday with the Hoolaulea and Farmers Market Place at Makaeo Pavilion.

  12. Posted: Nov 13 2017 - 2:49pm

    Hawaii Island police have charged a 29-year-old Pahoa man in connection with a burglary of a vacant business building.

  13. | Posted: Nov 13 2017 - 12:57pm

    HILO — Before it became known as the world’s premier place for astronomy, Maunakea had long inspired reverence.

  14. Posted: Nov 13 2017 - 11:31am

    The victim found inside a Nov. 3 Kailua-Kona house fire has been identified as a Wayne Perry, 53, of Kalaoa, North Kona.

  15. | Posted: Nov 13 2017 - 10:55am

    KAILUA-KONA — It was only a year ago Savanna Delovio and her family were drowning on dry land. That’s when they found Hawaiian Community Lending.