Archive | November, 2008

Alexandre Ribeiro has added another Ultraman world champion title to his resume.

Ribeiro, a 43-year-old personal trainer from Rio de Janeiro who also won the title in 2003 and 2005, crossed the finish line just behind Miro Kregar of Slovenia, but his three-day time of 21 hours, 49 minutes and 38 seconds was best in the field.

Ribeiro, Armstrong claim 2008 Ultraman titles

Alexandre Ribeiro has added another Ultraman world champion title to his resume. Ribeiro, a 43-year-old personal trainer from Rio de Janeiro who also won the title in 2003 and 2005, crossed the finish line just behind Miro Kregar of Slovenia, but his three-day time of 21 hours, 49 minutes and 38 seconds was best in […]

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37th Annual Ka Makani Soccer Classic – Day 3

BOYS 7th Place Makua Lani 1 Konawaena 0 5th Place Roosevelt 4 Hawaii Prep 3 3rd Place Iolani 5 Aiea 1 Championship Punahou 2 (PK’s) Mid-Pacific 1 GIRLS 7th Place Hilo 2 Maui 1 5th Place Lahainaluna 0 (Tie) Kailua 0 3rd Place Hawaii Prep 1 (Tie) Baldwin 1 Championship Punahou 1 Kamehameha 0

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Straight from the Source: Brenda Ford, Councilwoman

(Eds. Note: Hawaii247.com is kicking off its semi-regular feature ‘Straight from the Source’ with this column by Kona Councilwoman Brenda Ford. The idea is to give a list of questions to leaders and notable figures in the community, then let them talk directly to readers. Who do you want to hear from? What questions are […]

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North Kohala woman struck by car, dies

MEDIA RELEASE A 33-year-old North Kohala woman died Saturday, Nov. 29 from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle/pedestrian collision on Akoni Pule Highway, west of Kohala Intermediate and High School. She was identified as Stanette Medeiros of a Kapaau address. Responding to a 9:36 p.m. Friday call, North Kohala patrol officers determined a 20-year-old man […]

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Hilo man dies while in police custody

MEDIA RELEASE A 47-year-old Hilo man died Saturday, Nov. 29 while in police custody, according to a written statement released by the county Police Department. The man was found unresponsive within a cell at the Hilo police cellblock at approximately 3 p.m. Fire/rescue personnel were summoned immediately, but he could not be revived.  The decedent […]

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Faces in the Crowd: 2008 Hilo Christmas Parade

Faces in the Crowd: 2008 Hilo Christmas Parade

Hawaii247.com introduces a new feature called ‘Faces in the Crowd’ which offers more images than the typical 1 to 3 in the newspaper per event. We hope you enjoy seeing your neighbors, friends and family with Faces in the Crowd. Images from the Lehua Jaycees Island Style Christmas parade in Hilo (click on image above […]

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Hilo High School Band marching in the Lehua Jaycees Island Style Christmas parade in Hilo. More photos inside.

Lehua Jaycees Island Style Christmas parade in Hilo

Hilo High School Band marching in the Lehua Jaycees Island Style Christmas parade in Hilo. More photos inside.

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Western Washington over UH-Hilo 87 to 61

Western Washington over UH-Hilo 87 to 61

UH-Hilo Women’s Invitational Basketball Tournament at Konawaena High School Western Washington vs Hawaii Hilo Women 11/29/08 at 6:30 pm *——————————————————————————–* VISITORS: Western Washington 5-1 TOT-FG 3-PT REBOUNDS ## Player Name FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA OF DE TOT PF TP A TO BLK S MIN 03 Summers,Jessica….. * 7-12 0-0 5-8 6 11 17 4 19 2 […]

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Kenoi stacks up county administration

Karin Stanton / Hawaii247.com Contributing Editor Big Island Mayor-elect Billy Kenoi has announced a few key appointments officially, while others have been trumpeted in a variety of public forums over the weekend. Wally Lau, who has been the director of Neighborhood Place of Kona for 10 years, will take over as deputy managing director, Kenoi […]

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37th Annual Ka Makani Soccer Classic – Day 2

BOYS Makua Lani 0 Roosevelt 3 Hawaii Prep 7 Konawaena 1 Mid-Pacific 2 Iolani 1 Punahou 1 (OT) Aiea 0 Sunday schedule 7th Place 8:00am Makua Lani vs Konawaena 5th Place 9:45am Hawaii Prep vs Roosevelt 3rd Place 8:00am Iolani vs Aiea Championship 9:45am Mid-Pacific vs Punahou GIRLS Maui 3 Lahainaluna 4 Hilo 0 Kailua […]

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Photos from Saturday, day two/stage II, of the 2008 Ultraman Triathlon along with results of day one.

2008 Ultraman Triathlon

Photos from Saturday, day two/stage II, of the 2008 Ultraman Triathlon along with results of day one.

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Western Washington tops BYU-Hawaii 86-61

UH Hilo Women’s Invitational Basketball Tournament at Konawaena High School Western Washington vs BYU-Hawaii 11/28/08 6:30 pm *——————————————————————————–* VISITORS: Western Washington 4-1 TOT-FG 3-PT REBOUNDS ## Player Name FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA OF DE TOT PF TP A TO BLK S MIN 03 Summers,Jessica….. * 7-10 0-0 8-8 3 2 5 2 22 1 1 0 2 […]

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Christmas tree lights up Alii Drive

Christmas tree lights up Alii Drive

Karin Stanton/Hawaii247.com Contributing Editor KAILUA-KONA — As the sun set across Kailua Bay, the switch was flipped Friday evening to light up the first community holiday tree in Emma’s Square. The 16-foot artificial tree, decked out with ukulele and giant colored balls, will twinkle every night this holiday season from 5:30 p.m. until midnight across […]

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ACF holiday gala returns to Kona Village Resort

MEDIA RELEASE KAUPULEHU-KONA —Visions of sugarplums will dance in your head at Christmas at Kona Village, Dining with the Chefs 6-9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5 at Kona Village Resort. The holiday gala is presented by the American Culinary Federation (ACF) Kona-Kohala Chapter Chefs de Cuisine and marks its 20th year with tantalizing fare prepared by […]

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