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Big Island:

see HawaiiHawaii,
island (1990 pop. 120,217), 4,037 sq mi (10,456 sq km), largest and southernmost island of the state of Hawaii and coextensive with Hawaii co.; known as the Big Island.
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Officially named the Big Island Film Festival at the Fairmont Orchid, Hawai'i, BIFF is known for its informality (Hawaiian shirts and shorts are de rigueur) and its outdoor screenings under the stars.
The Islands Society is now soliciting nominations for Big Island Voices.
Alaska Airlines will begin weekly flights between Bellingham, Washington and Kona on the Big Island of Hawaii, the company said.
The current forecast has Hurricane Ignacio passing northeast of the Big Island on Monday and north of Maui on Tuesday.
The flow's fitful nature is taking a toll on some Big Island residents, who got a brief reprieve from the advancing molten stream only to have to raise their guard again.
Heavy rainfall may reach the Big Island this afternoon, with about 7 inches (17 centimeters) of rainfall expected.
The Big Island is very special to me and Parker Ranch is equally special, with its unique history and mission to improve the quality of life in Waimea.
Big Island Air, headquartered at Kona International Airport, has been offering air tours of the Big Island for the past 30 years.
Hawaii County has been hit with over $350,000 in fines from the state for alleged violations at its two Big Island landfill sites.
Through a business arrangement with the Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority that pumps deep sea water to the surface for use in ocean-based research and business, Big Island Abalone in Kona, Hawaii is using advanced aquaculture techniques to produce abalone for a growing world market.
The expanded 4G LTE network will enable customers in more parts of the Big Island, Maui and Oahu to experience speeds up to 10 times faster than before.