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Information boards are part of the ReefTeach marine conservation education program at busy Kahaluu Beach Park. (Photo courtesy of The Kohala Center)

Love science? Volunteer at Kahaluu Bay

MEDIA RELEASE Citizen Science is a volunteer program to monitor and track environmental conditions at Kahaluu Bay. Anyone with an interest in learning about water quality, sampling, data interpretation, and a healthier environment can be a volunteer—no previous experience or scientific knowledge is required. Training is provided by Kahaluu Bay Education Center (KBEC). The next […]

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Habitat for Humanity West Hawaii responds to Puna hurricane recovery

MEDIA RELEASE Habitat for Humanity West Hawaii will be responding across multiple neighborhoods to repair homes damaged by Hurricane Iselle. The large and powerful storm affected hundreds of people in the Puna region, and staff from Habitat for Humanity West Hawaii has been working with local organizations to assess the scope of the damage and […]

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Nonprofits to benefit during Subaru ‘Share the Love’

Nonprofits to benefit during Subaru ‘Share the Love’

MEDIA RELEASE Subaru Hawaii once again is including a nonprofit from Hawaii Island in the fourth annual “Share the Love” sales campaign. Subaru Hawaii will donate $250 for each new 2014 or 2015 Subaru vehicle sold through Dec. 31, 2014 to the Hawaii Island Humane Society, as well as, a group of Hawaii nonprofits: Big […]

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Mayor Billy Kenoi selects a pair of heels for the 2012 Walk-a-Mile event. (Photo courtesy of YWCA Hawaii Island)

Men walking in high heels (Oct. 25)

MEDIA RELEASE YWCA of Hawaii Island hosts the sixth annual “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” 7:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 25. In East Hawaii, the one-mile march begins at the YWCA Ululani Street campus. In West Hawaii, the march will be at the Kona International Market. October is Domestic Violence Awareness month and is a […]

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Underpants Run shooting for world record

MEDIA RELEASE The Ironman World Triathlon Championship is Saturday, Oct. 11 in Kailua-Kona. The other can’t-miss event is the 17th edition of The Underpants Run, which will be held at 7:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 9. The start and finish will be located at the back parking lot of the Courtyard King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel […]

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$98.6M raised to support UH

MEDIA RELEASE The UH Foundation is honored to announce that thanks to donors’ generosity, $98,583,866 was raised in fiscal year 2014 to support University of Hawaii students, faculty, research and programs on all ten UH campuses. Highlights: • This record-breaking achievement was thanks in large part to the Simons Foundation and its $40 million award […]

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Donna Whitaker: 'Greg and his business partner, Marty Corrigan, are already great neighbors and this fundraising partnership showcases how we are working together for the benefit of our community and the animals'

HIHS, Kona Natural Soap create fundraising partnership

Donna Whitaker: ‘Greg and his business partner, Marty Corrigan, are already great neighbors and this fundraising partnership showcases how we are working together for the benefit of our community and the animals’

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Donation expands ‘Citizen of the World’ scholarship endowment

MEDIA RELEASE Barbara Hilyer of Portland, Ore., is building on her aunt Helene H. Hale’s legacy of generosity by gifting real estate and creating a charitable remainder trust to help grow the Helene Hilyer Hale “Citizen of the World” Scholarship Endowment. This augments a 2013 scholarship bequest from Helene Hale herself that benefits UH Hilo […]

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Fourth Bieni 5K Fun Run, Dog Walk (Sept. 28)

MEDIA RELEASE Runners, walkers, friendly canines, and families are invited to participate in the Fourth Bieni 5K Fun Run and Dog Walk is 9 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 28, at the Hawaii Preparatory Academy cross-country course. The course, located at the school’s Upper Campus, is a challenging, but fun course that includes hills, flats, grass, and […]

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The Red Cross handing out supplies at the Pahoa Community Center Parking Lot. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Hawaii Red Cross recruiting disaster volunteers

The Hawaii Red Cross is recruiting disaster volunteers on the islands of Oahu, Big Island, Maui, Kauai, Lanai, and Molokai. “A critical piece in preparing our local communities for disasters like Iselle before they occur is having trained volunteers on standby and ready to respond,” said Coralie Chun Matayoshi, CEO, Hawaii Red Cross.

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Hawaiian Electric contributes $25K to Hawaii Island United Way

Hawaiʻi Electric Light, Hawaiian Electric and Maui Electric have collectively contributed $25,000 to the Hawaiʻi Island United Way. In addition, contributions from employees of the three utilities will be matched by the Hawaiian Electric Industries Charitable Foundation, up to a total of $10,000.

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Aina Mauna Christmas Tree Planting call for volunteers

MEDIA RELEASE Imagine Hawaii having a holiday tradition of getting the family together to visit a tree farm to select a Christmas tree. You can help to make that vision a reality by volunteering for the upcoming Aina Mauna Christmas Tree Planting on 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 27 on the slopes of Mauna Kea. […]

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