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The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) has contracted with Water Resources International, Inc. to plug and abandon two geothermal scientific wells, SOH-1 and SOH-2 located in Pahoa.
 
Representatives from DLNR Engineering Division, their consultant Brown and Caldwell, and Water Resources International will attend the Puna Geothermal Ventures community meeting scheduled for Thursday, December 8, from, 6-8 p.m. at Pahoa Community Center, 15-2910 Puna Road, Pāhoa.  They will be available to answer any questions on the project.

Two geothermal research wells to be plugged in Puna

The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) has contracted with Water Resources International, Inc. to plug and abandon two geothermal scientific wells, SOH-1 and SOH-2 located in Pahoa. Representatives from DLNR Engineering Division, their consultant Brown and Caldwell, and Water Resources International will attend the Puna Geothermal Ventures community meeting scheduled for Thursday, December […]

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ʻImi Naʻauao college scholarship applications now available

Applications for Kamehameha Schools’ ʻImi Naʻauao graduate degree scholarships, for the 2017-18 school year, are now available online, through the Hawaiʻi Community Foundation, at www.hawaiicommunityfoundation…. The deadline to apply is January 31, 2017.

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Kona Historical Society kicks-off online membership drive

Kona Historical Society is hosting its first-ever month-long online new membership drive via Facebook. Starting Nov. 10 and ending Dec. 9 on Kona Historical Society’s Facebook Page, the drive aims to recruit 100 new members by offering special membership rates, new membership levels and benefits, as well as special weekly challenges with prize drawings generously […]

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Parker School debate team wins first place trophy at Oahu event

Parker School’s debate team started their season with a first place school trophy for the most ballots earned at the Damien Memorial High School Non-Qualifying Debate Tournament on Saturday, October 15. More than 35 Parker debaters in grades 9 through 12 competed against 10 ‘Oahu schools in the year’s first tournament. Parker School earned 73 […]

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Hawaii Public Radio HPR-2 channel to begin East Hawaii broadcasts Wednesday (Oct 26)

Hawaiʻi Public Radio announces the launch of its HPR-2 channel on 91.3FM on the east side of Hawaiʻi island. The estimated sign-on date is Wednesday, October 26, after 12 noon. This marks the completion of the nonprofit station’s long-held goal of a radio network spanning the major Hawaiian islands with both of its programming streams.

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First Hawaiian Bank PrimeTime Wellness Fair Friday (Oct 14) in Hilo

First Hawaiian Bank sponsors this wellness event as a community service to Big Island residents and visitors. Free health screenings for glucose and cholesterol will also be available. Flu immunization shots and pneumonia vaccinations will be available courtesy of Walgreens with most insurance plans accepted including Medicare Part B and D plans. Current insurance member […]

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Palamanui hosting free workshop to conquer the ‘Math Monster’ Tuesday (Oct 11)

The University Center, West Hawai‘i located at Hawai‘i Community College – Pālamanui is hosting a free workshop designed to help anyone who has trouble conquering the “math monster.” Many current or incoming students have a fear of math that prevents them from pursuing and attaining the degree or certificate they are seeking. The workshop, titled […]

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DLNR cautions ocean users that October is the peak month for shark incidents

“October is the month with the greatest number of shark bites,” said DAR Administrator Bruce Anderson. “We recommend ocean users exercise a little more caution this month especially, and also through the end of the year.

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UH-Hilo science and technology program receives $1M in funding

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has released $1 million from the Centers for Research Excellence in Science and Technology (CREST) program to fund the fourth year of a climate change research project being undertaken by the University of Hawai’i at Hilo’s Tropical Conservation Biology and Environmental Science (TCBES) Program. The funding is part of a […]

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Applications available for free CPR and AED training/devices

As part of the Be a Lifesaver Hawai’i campaign effort, twenty (20) Automated External Defibrillators (AEDS) will be donated by Big Island Toyota to Hawaii Island Non-profit organizations; each recipient organization will receive FREE life Saving by-stander chest compression only CPR and AED Training at the Non-profit’s facility as part of the AED donation. Deadline […]

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Informational meeting in Kona for manta ray viewing rules Saturday (Sept 24)

A public information meeting will be held this Saturday to discuss new, proposed rules for the Makako Bay and Keauhou manta ray viewing sites in Kona. The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR), Boating and Ocean Recreation Division (DOBOR) has scheduled the meeting on September 24, 2016 from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at […]

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UKIRT presentation at Imiloa Astronomy Center Saturday (Sept 17)

“I will talk about the latest results on the most distant galaxies, how the supermassive black holes that power quasars grow with time and how UKIRT helps find Earth-like planets in the habitable zones around nearby stars,” stated Dr. Green. “Not only will UKIRT continue to observe the most distant galaxies and quasars along with […]

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