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Postal facilities are closed Monday (Oct 10) for Columbus Day holiday

Postal facilities in Hawaii will observe the Columbus Day federal holiday on Monday, Oct. 10 by closing its Post Offices and not providing regular mail delivery. Columbus Day is celebrated in Hawaii as Discoverers’ Day. While letter-type mail will not be delivered, packages will be delivered on selected metropolitan delivery routes on the holiday. Businesses […]

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Holiday festivities in Hilo and Kona county buildings

The County of Hawai’i is proud to present its annual holiday open house festivities in Hilo and Kona. The fifth annual Magic Of The Season at the Hawai’i County Building in Hilo will run weeknights December 7 to 18, 2015. Festivities will run 5:30-8 p.m. nightly with free entertainment, activities, and refreshments hosted by your […]

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County building in Hilo to host ‘Magic of the Season’ Dec 10–21, 2012

Free fun, food and festivities for the whole family will be part of the County of Hawai‘i’s 2nd Annual holiday open house – the Magic of the Season – to be held December 10-21 at the Hawai‘i County Building in Hilo.

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What’s open and closed on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Monday (Jan 16)

In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day Monday (Jan 16), all federal, state and county offices including libraries will be closed. Hawaii County transfer stations will be open along with the West Hawaii and Hilo landfills. HI-5 redemption center hours may vary.

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With the holiday shopping season in full swing, Big Island police offer shoppers the following tips to reduce the possibility of being a victim of theft or identity theft.

Police urge holiday shoppers to beware of thieves

With the holiday shopping season in full swing, Big Island police offer shoppers the following tips to reduce the possibility of being a victim of theft or identity theft.

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Holiday happenings across the Big Island for families

Holiday events and parades, 2010

Holiday happenings across the Big Island for families

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A daily schedule of festivities around the island ... check back as we update the events through the next few weeks

Plethora of holiday events, activities, concerts

A daily schedule of festivities around the island … check back as we update the events through the next few weeks

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The annual Pahoa Holiday Parade rolled down he main street through Pahoa Saturday (Dec 5). See photos and video from the parade.

Pahoa Holiday Parade and Hoolaulea

The annual Pahoa Holiday Parade rolled down he main street through Pahoa Saturday (Dec 5). See photos and video from the parade.

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In the fall of 1621, the Pilgrims, early settlers of Plymouth Colony, held a three-day feast to celebrate a bountiful harvest, an event many regard as the nation’s first Thanksgiving. It eventually became a national holiday in 1863 when President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed the last Thursday of November as a national day of thanksgiving. Later, President Franklin Roosevelt clarified that Thanksgiving should always be celebrated on the fourth Thursday of the month to encourage earlier holiday shopping, never on the occasional fifth Thursday.

Thanksgiving, by the numbers

In the fall of 1621, the Pilgrims, early settlers of Plymouth Colony, held a three-day feast to celebrate a bountiful harvest, an event many regard as the nation’s first Thanksgiving. It eventually became a national holiday in 1863 when President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed the last Thursday of November as a national day of thanksgiving. Later, […]

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The 19th Annual Pahoa Holiday Parade commences at 10 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 5, 2009 in old Pahoa Town. Watch the always-colorful parade in this eclectic Puna town, and then head down to the Pahoa High and Intermediate School for the Ho'olaulea, featuring island fare and entertainment.

19th Annual Pahoa Holiday Parade & Hoolaulea

The 19th Annual Pahoa Holiday Parade commences at 10 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 5, 2009 in old Pahoa Town. Watch the always-colorful parade in this eclectic Puna town, and then head down to the Pahoa High and Intermediate School for the Ho’olaulea, featuring island fare and entertainment.

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Labor Day, by the numbers

Labor Day 2009: Sept. 7 The first observance of Labor Day is believed to have been a parade of 10,000 workers on Sept. 5, 1882, in New York City, organized by Peter J. McGuire, a Carpenters and Joiners Union secretary. By 1893, more than half the states were observing a “Labor Day” on one day […]

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The Fourth of July, by the numbers

The Fourth of July, by the numbers

The Fourth of July 2009 On this day in 1776, the Declaration of Independence was approved by the Continental Congress, setting the 13 colonies on the road to freedom as a sovereign nation. As always, this most American of holidays will be marked by parades, fireworks and backyard barbecues across the country. 2.5 million In […]

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