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AARP Hawaii Seeks 2017 Andrus Award nominees

AARP Hawaii is accepting nominations for its 2017 Andrus Award for Community Service, which honors Hawaii residents, 50 and older, who are sharing their experience, talent, and skills to enrich the lives of their community members.

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Volcano Watch: HVO volunteer Ben Gaddis receives the “Citizen’s Award for Exceptional Service”

Ben Gaddis, retired judge and Photo Archive volunteer at the HVO has organized, labeled, scanned, and entered metadata for thousands of color slides and black and white photos.

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Lions Club of Kona offers $10,000 grant

The Lions Club of Kona, in partnership with The Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, Inc. is seeking to enable a 501(c)(3) community service provider wishing to serve the poor and needy citizens of West Hawaii, with a grant amount of $10,000.

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Volunteers complete successful Ocean Count of Humpback Whales

More than 380 volunteers gathered data from the shores of O‘ahu, Kaua‘i and Hawai‘i islands during the last count of the 2017 Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary Ocean Count. Ocean Count serves to promote public awareness about humpback whales, the sanctuary, and shore-based whale watching opportunities. The count is conducted three times per […]

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Hawaii Island Food Basket begins ‘New Year, New Wheels’ campaign

Hawai`i Island’s Food Bank is seeking the community’s support during its “New Year, New Wheels” campaign, an effort to raises needed funds to replace worn out and unrepairable vehicles.

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Found memory card in search of owner *update: located*

Recognize these people? Help get this memory card back to its owner. UPDATE: Owner found!

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Local attorneys were recognized for their volunteer service to the West Hawaii community during the Kona Self-Help Desk Recognition Awards at the Kona Courthouse on December 9, 2016. The attorneys provided free legal information to more than 500 West Hawaii residents who visited the Kona Self-Help Desk in 2016.

Kona attorneys recognized for volunteer service to the West Hawaii community

Thirty-seven attorneys were recognized for their volunteer service on December 9, at the Kona Courthouse (Keakealani Building) in Kealakekua.

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Employees from the Hawaiʻi Police Department donated 136 boxes of Christmas gifts destined for children in need around the world. The boxes were presented to representatives of Operation Christmas Child on Thursday (November 17) at the South Hilo police station. Operation Christmas Child is a yearly community project that reaches out to children in need who have never experienced the kindness of receiving a gift. Shoebox gifts are collected around the state in this international effort to assist those in war torn countries or suffering from famine, sickness and poverty.

Police Department employees donate gifts to Operation Christmas Child

Employees from the Hawaiʻi Police Department donated 136 boxes of Christmas gifts destined for children in need around the world. The boxes were presented to representatives of Operation Christmas Child on Thursday (November 17) at the South Hilo police station. Operation Christmas Child is a yearly community project that reaches out to children in need […]

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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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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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Red Cross shelters about 200 residents during Tropical Storm Madeline

Nearly 200 residents stayed overnight on Tuesday and Wednesday (Aug 30-31) at the 14 Big Island evacuation shelters that were opened by the Hawaii County Civil Defense in partnership with the Hawaii Red Cross. All shelters are currently closed.

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Food Basket’s 15th Annual Feed-A-Thon interrupted by Hurricane Madeline

Tommy Ching says the yearly drive is an opportunity to reconnect with the community island-wide. “It’s disappointing that I only got to see half of Hilo during the East Hawai`i stretch of the drive.” Non-perishable food and monetary donations have been accepted during the first seven days of the drive and will continue to be […]

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