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McDonald’s sponsors pedestrian safety decals at schools

MEDIA RELEASE Ronald McDonald’s famous red shoeprints will once again make an appearance across the state as part of this year’s McDonald’s Restaurants of Hawaii’s Pedestrian Safety Decal Installation Program. Over the past three years, McDonald’s will have installed 66 decals in more than 50 elementary schools. The program is part of the State of […]

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Two long-time HVNP volunteers retire

MEDIA RELEASE Gail Minami-Judd retired from Hawaii Volcanoes National Park on May 31, 2014, following 31 years of dedication to the National Park Service (NPS). She served as the Supervisory Park Ranger and Kilauea District Ranger for the Protection Division since 1990. Gail began her career at the USS Arizona Memorial on Oahu in 1983, […]

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Volunteers sought for HIBT (July 26-Aug. 2)

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawaiian International Billfish Tournament is looking for volunteers to help with the running of the 55th Annual tournament. A variety of tournament support is needed, including Kailua pier operations, HIBT retail boutique, headquarter administration, security and a whole lot more. Positions will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Each volunteer will […]

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Cabel named 2014 school-based Big Brother of the Year

Cabel named 2014 school-based Big Brother of the Year

MEDIA RELEASE Big Brothers Big Sisters of Hawaii Island recently announced their pick for the 2014 School-Based Big Brother of the Year, Jerold Cabel. Cabel has been a Big Brother to his Little Brother Nathan for the past two years at Keaau Elementary School’s mentoring program and was nominated as his senior class president. He […]

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Kona BPW hands out scholarships, grants

Karin Stanton | Hawaii 24/7 Editor The Kona Business and Professional Women organization has awarded five scholarships to high school graduates and two grants to women who want to further their education The BPW State Scholarship of $1,500 was awarded to Samantha Texeira, who graduated from Kealakehe High School. She attends University of Hawaii at […]

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‘Putts for Mutts’ (June 27)

MEDIA RELEASE Kohala Burger & Taco is sponsoring its First Annual Putts for Mutts Miniature Golf Tournament on Friday, June 27. The action gets underway at 4:30 p.m. at the Hilton Waikoloa mini golf course. Proceeds benefit Hawaii Island Humane Society. Two-player teams and individual registrants are welcome. Registration fee for the two-player team is […]

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Comedian Augie T raises $40K for Philippines disaster relief

Over the weekend comedian Augie T went to Kona to attend the Kona Filipino Fiesta. He donated $40,000 on behalf of the Hawaii Construction Alliance and supporting sponsors.

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The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) is inviting applications from interested person for vacant seats on the Na Ala Hele Trails and Access Program Advisory Council on Hawaii Island.

Applications being taken for Na Ala Hele Trails advisory council

The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) is inviting applications from interested person for vacant seats on the Na Ala Hele Trails and Access Program Advisory Council on Hawaii Island.

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Hawaii Community College Ag students donate 1,000 pounds of produce to Food Basket

At the start of the fall semester last year, a group of students in the Hawai‘i Community College Agriculture Program set an ambitious goal: donate 1,000 pounds of vegetables to the local Food Basket in Hilo.

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2014 Visitor Industry Charity Walk nets $1.74M

MEDIA RELEASE The 36th annual Hawaii Lodging & Tourism Association Visitor Industry Charity Walk raised a record $1,745,001. “Our visitor industry did an outstanding job this year to raise funds for Hawaii’s non-profit charities and organizations,” said Kelly Hoen, this year’s Charity Walk chairman and general manager of The Royal Hawaiian, A Luxury Collection Resort. […]

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Lions Club of Kona offers $10,000 grant

Lions Club of Kona offers $10,000 grant

MEDIA RELEASE 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. As an integral part of this partnership, an additional benefit will be […]

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Daniel R. Sayre Memorial Foundation gifts more equipment

MEDIA RELEASE The Daniel Robert Sayre Memorial Foundation presented the Hawaii County Fire Department (HCFD) with close to $60,000 of equipment in an April 19 ceremony at Hapuna Beach State Park. Donors, Foundation committee members, County and State officials gathered to thank the HCFD for all that they do for their communities each and every […]

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