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Peaman event at Kailua Pier in Kona.

Peaman events cleared of BLNR fines as former mayor Kenoi provides legal counsel to Pagett

The Board voted to dismiss the fine upon receiving assurances from Pagett’s counsel, former Hawaii mayor William Kenoi that Pagett will apply for a DOBOR permit, including obtaining required insurance coverage, for all future marine events he plans.

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Igloo developer Captain Don Kubley of InterShelter, Inc. at demo site on County Building lawn. Photo courtesy of Hawaii County

Homeless shelter demo on display at Hilo County building

The County of Hawai’i is displaying a portable shelter on its lawn this week as a way of raising awareness of the need to join hands to help the homeless of our community.

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Hawaii County to hold meetings island-wide on mass transit plan

Hawaii County to hold meetings island-wide on mass transit plan

MEDIA RELEASE COUNTY OF HAWAII, MASS TRANSIT AGENCY Island-Wide Transit Master Plan Community Informational Meetings Kailua-Kona Monday, October 9, 2017 • 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. West Hawaii Civic Center, Council Building A, Council Chambers 74-5044 Ana Keohokalole Highway Kea‘au Wednesday, October 11, 2017 • 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Kea‘au Community Center, 16-186 Pili […]

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Wastewater spill closes Hilo Bay. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Pipe break causes 5,000 gallon raw sewage spill in Naalehu

On Tuesday (Sept 16) a broken sewer pipe caused about 5,000 gallons of raw sewage to spill to the ground at 95-5575 Opukea Street in Naalehu. According to the Wastewater Division of Hawaii County the broken sewer pipe cause the sewage to backup and spill into the ground. The sewer back-up was cleared bringing the […]

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North Kona water restriction area.

Emergency Water Restriction for North Kona remains in effect

ALL residents and customers in North Kona must continue to restrict water use to health and safety needs (drinking, cooking, and hygiene purposes).

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Third Circuit Court judges (with lei) Robert D.S. Kim on left, and Henry T. Nakamoto. Photo courtesy of Hawaii Senate Communications

Senate confirms Third Circuit Court judges for Hilo and Kona

In unanimous floor votes, members of the Hawai‘i State Senate today confirmed the appointments of Third Circuit District Family Court Judge Henry T. Nakamoto to the Circuit Court of the Third Circuit (Hilo) and attorney Robert D.S. Kim to the Circuit Court of the Third Circuit (Kona).

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Legislator plans to introduce bill to lower beer tax

Representative Kaniela Ing plans to introduce a bill during the next legislative session that would cut taxes Hawaii residents pay for beer by more than half, from 93 cents a gallon to 42 cents a gallon.

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North Kona water restriction area.

North Kona water restriction remains in effect

The North Kona Water Restriction remains in effect. ALL residents in North Kona must continue to restrict water use to health and safety needs.

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Department of Parks and Recreation Director Charmaine Kamaka and Deputy Director Ryan Chong have submitted their resignations, effective September 22, 2017.

Mayor Harry Kim has thanked them and praised them for their very good and hard work.

“We are very grateful for all that Charmaine and Ryan have done for the community,” the Mayor said. “They took on a very difficult task and did good work.”

Parks and Recreation Director and Deputy resign Friday (Sept 22)

Department of Parks and Recreation Director Charmaine Kamaka and Deputy Director Ryan Chong have submitted their resignations, effective September 22, 2017. Mayor Harry Kim has thanked them and praised them for their very good and hard work. “We are very grateful for all that Charmaine and Ryan have done for the community,” the Mayor said. […]

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Mazie K. Hirono

Sen Hirono taking applications for military service academy nominations

Senator Mazie K. Hirono is currently accepting applications from Hawaii students who seek a military service academy nomination from her office. Each year, Senator Hirono nominates Hawaii students to the Air Force Academy, U.S. Military Academy, Naval Academy, and the Merchant Marine Academy.

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Hawaii State to receive an additional $41M for highway improvements

Gov. David Ige announced today that the Hawaiʻi Department of Transportation (HDOT) Highways Division will receive an additional $41,149,572 in funding for its Federal-aid Highway Program through the Federal Highways Administration (FHWA) Fiscal Year 2017 fund redistribution. Hawaiʻi’s share of the funding is the largest amongst states of similar size determined by number of lane […]

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Department of Public Safety 2017 recruit class graduation in Honolulu. Photo courtesy PSD

Dept of Public Safety graduates 42 officers for correctional facilities

The Department of Public Safety (PSD) today welcomed a new class of adult correctional officers at a graduation ceremony held at the Neal Blaisdell Center in Honolulu. Forty-two (42) recruits graduated from Basic Corrections Recruit Class (BCRC) 17-02 training and will begin their careers as correctional officers in facilities across the state.

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