Hilo man gets 10 years for property crimes

Gavin Calicdan, 31, of Hilo was sentenced Monday by Hilo Circuit Judge Peter Kubota to 10 years in prison for a string of property crimes that occurred in 2020 and 2021.

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Three Big Island teachers were selected by the state Department of Education as finalists for the 2023 Teacher of the Year award.

EPA study on sunscreens sought

A new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine calls for the Environmental Protection Agency to conduct a risk assessment of the active ingredients found in sunscreens to understand their impact on ocean environments.