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Senators Hirono and Boozman introduce bill to renew support for homeless veterans

The Keeping Our Commitment to Ending Veteran Homelessness Act would renew seven U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and U.S. Department of Labor programs that provide outreach and services to homeless veterans and their families. These programs begin to expire on September 30, 2017, absent Congressional action.

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County to hold blessing of the Wai‘ōhinu Reuse Center Monday (Aug 14)

The public is invited to join the Department of Environmental Management for the blessing of its new Transfer Station Thrift Store at the Wai‘ōhinu Recycling and Transfer Station on Monday, August 14 at 10 a.m.

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Pāhoa Neighborhood Facility community meeting Thursday (Aug 10)

The Hawai‘i County Department of Parks and Recreation invites community members to the Pāhoa Neighborhood Facility on Thursday, August 10, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. This meeting is to discuss a community partnership with the Department to keep the Skate Park a safe drug- and alcohol-free park.

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Grants from the State of Hawai‘i Land Conservation Fund support efforts by state agencies, counties, and nonprofit land conservation organizations to acquire land and protect resources for public benefit. The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR), through its Legacy Land Conservation Program, seeks applications from these partners for grants to preserve – forever -- land that has natural, environmental, recreational, scenic, cultural, agricultural production, or historic value, including park and trail systems that provide access to such land.

Grants available from Hawaii Land Conservation Fund

Grants from the State of Hawai‘i Land Conservation Fund support efforts by state agencies, counties, and nonprofit land conservation organizations to acquire land and protect resources for public benefit. The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR), through its Legacy Land Conservation Program, seeks applications from these partners for grants to preserve – forever — […]

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The County of Hawai‘i Department of Public Works Building Division is pleased to announce a new online service to better serve the community.  You can now request your inspections online.  Just use the new Online Inspection Request Form located on the Building Division’s website at http://www.hawaiicounty.gov/pw-inspections.

DPW offers online service to request inspections

The County of Hawai‘i Department of Public Works Building Division is pleased to announce a new online service to better serve the community. You can now request your inspections online. Just use the new Online Inspection Request Form located on the Building Division’s website at www.hawaiicounty.gov/pw-inspec…

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Hawaii Island receives $1M for locally sourced foods for SNAP participants

Senator Mazie K. Hirono (D-Hawaii) today announced that programs on Hawaii Island will receive $1 million in U.S. Department of Agriculture grant funding to support the purchasing of fruits and vegetables by Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participants.

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Gov. Ige considers list of nominees for Hawaii Island court judges

Gov. David Ige has received a list of nominees from the Judicial Selection Commission for the vacancies created by the retirement of former Circuit Court of the Third Circuit (Island of Hawaiʻi) Judges Glenn S. Hara and Ronald Ibarra.

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Hawaii County firefighters receive Canary home security systems donated by State Farm. Courtesy Photo.

State Farm donates 500 home security systems to county firefighters

State Farm Insurance officially donated 500 home security systems on Monday (July 24) to Hawai’i County firefighters, in appreciation for the protection they provide to the community.

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Coast Guard continues to enforce the temporary Kamokuna Lava Delta Safety Zone

Several large cracks have developed in the lava delta, running parallel to the coastline and spanning the width of the delta.

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National Parks lifetime Senior Pass cost to increase from $10 to $80

On August 28, 2017, the price of the America the Beautiful – The National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Senior Pass will increase for the first time since 1994. The lifetime Senior Pass will increase from $10 to $80.

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DLNR/DOCARE Enforcement of trespass on the White Road trail in Waimea, Hawaii Island. Photos courtesy of DLNR

Over 60 people cited for trespass on White Road hike in Waimea

More than 60 hikers were either cited or warned Saturday (July 8) for trespass into the closed Kohala Forest Reserve on Hawai‘i island.

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Cabral is reappointed to the Land Use Commission by Gov. Ige

Gov. David Ige has re-appointed three members to the Land Use Commission (LUC). They are Nancy Cabral (Hawai‘i County), Linda Estes (Kaua‘i County) and Gary Okuda (At-Large). Nancy Cabral has served on the LUC since 2013. She is a property manager and the owner of Day-Lum Rentals Management and of Coldwell Banker Day-Lum Properties in […]

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