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A homeless man wakes up under the Suisan bridge in Hilo. (Photo courtesy of Sally Lundburg)

Forum on homlessness and housing in West Hawaii Tuesday (June 27)

In response to growing concerns from the community about homelessness in West Hawaii, Representative Nicole Lowen is hosting a free public forum to help residents to learn more about homelessness and housing issues in West Hawaii, and about what is being done by the State, County, and non-profit organizations to address these issues.

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Hawaii, Hurricane Ignacio and Hurricane Jimena in this image taken at 5 a.m. HST Monday, August 31, 2015. Photo courtesy of NOAA-NASA GOES Project

Natural Hazard Preparedness Workshops in Hilo and Honokaa

Learn how to prepare your family and home for the hurricane season with workshops being held in Hilo (June 23) and Honokaa (June 24).

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Father’s Day by the numbers: June 18, 2017

The idea of Father’s Day was conceived more than a century ago by Sonora Dodd of Spokane, Wash., while she listened to a Mother’s Day sermon in 1909. Dodd wanted a special day to honor her father, William Smart, a widowed Civil War veteran who was left to raise his six children on a farm. […]

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Older women in Hawaii are 57% more likely to live in poverty than older men

A new analysis finds that Social Security benefits are especially crucial for older women in Hawaiʻi, who are more likely to live in poverty and less likely to have access to assets or savings in retirement. The report, released by the Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, […]

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Parker School announces scholarship recipients for 2017-2018 school year

Parker School is pleased to announce its scholarship recipients for the 2017-2018 school year. The following students will receive Parker’s Kahilu Scholarship. This award is for students entering middle school and is given in recognition of a student’s academic merit, character, and demonstrated passion in an area of interest to the student. The Kahilu Scholarship […]

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Parker School receives seven-year accreditation for college bound academics

Parker School is pleased to announce that it has received a seven-year accreditation term from the Western Association of Colleges and Schools (WASC) and the Hawaii Association of Independent Schools (HAIS).

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The Hawai‘i County Department of Parks and Recreation announces Waiākea Recreation Center is offering two classes for youth ages 10-17.  The programs will begin June 19th and run to July 21st from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Waiākea Recreation Center Summer program for fishing and cooking

The Hawai‘i County Department of Parks and Recreation announces Waiākea Recreation Center is offering two classes for youth ages 10-17. The programs will begin June 19th and run to July 21st from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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The roadway to the Hilo landfill was paved with aluminum cans Monday afternoon (July 12) after a truck transporting the redeemed from the recycle center accidentally spilled the load of cans. Workers from the truck were collecting the cans from the roadway and shoulder. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7.

Motorists are reminded to tie down cargo to prevent road debris

The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) is joining 43 states and territories to raise awareness of the importance of securing your load on June 6, 2017. On the island of Oahu alone, HDOT crews respond to an average of 5,000 callouts a year for potentially hazardous debris on state roads.

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Honokaa Public Library celebrates 80th anniversary with exhibit

Learn about our library’s history in celebration of our 80th year! Our building was dedicated on June 5, 1937 and built for less than $14,000. It is the oldest public library building still in operation on Hawaii island. Did you know that Honokaa town’s first library was located in the Sakata Building. After that, it […]

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Is there a fire extinguisher in your vehicle?

After several tragic car crashes on Hawaii Island this week – two of them involving vehicle fires that killed occupants – Hawaii 24/7 spoke to Hawaii County Fire Chief Darren Rosario about carrying a fire extinguisher in one’s car. Rosario said the fire department does recommend drivers carry fire extinguishers in their vehicles, provided they keep the […]

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University of The Nations CFO pleads guilty to wire fraud

Pablo M. Rivera, age 41, of Honolulu, Hawaii, pled guilty today in federal court to one count of wire fraud. According to court documents, from July 2014 to January 2017, Rivera, the Chief Financial Officer of the University of the Nations (UOFN), defrauded UOFN of $3,096,241 through a scheme that involved Rivera submitting false invoices […]

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Mother’s Day: May 14, 2017

Anna Jarvis organized the first Mother’s Day observances in Grafton, W.Va., and Philadelphia, Pa., on May 10, 1908. As the annual celebration became popular around the country, Jarvis became the driving force behind Mother’s Day and asked members of Congress to set aside a day to honor mothers. She succeeded in 1914, when Congress designated […]

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