Archive | November, 2008

17 Chinese couples to marry simultaneously at Hilton

MEDIA RELEASE KOHALA COAST — Marry me on Monday. That’s what 17 Chinese couples will do Monday, Dec. 1 at Hilton Waikoloa Village, as cameras from China’s popular Tianjin TV showcase a Hawaiian ceremony to more than 1 million Chinese viewers. It’s the second time Tianjin TV has filmed a Chinese wedding show at the […]

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Hazardous waste collections slated for Hilo, Kona

MEDIA RELEASE The county Department of Environmental Management has scheduled household hazardous waste collection days in Hilo and Kona. The Hilo date is Saturday, Dec. 6 at the Hilo Transfer Station/Recycling Center; the Kona date is Dec. Saturday, Dec. 13. at the Kealakehe Transfer Station/Recycling Center. Hours both days are 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. […]

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Hoku concert aimed at isle keiki

MEDIA RELEASE For the first time on the Big Island, Broadway singers will perform in a concert just for kids. West Hawaii families who enjoy music and culture have an entertainment treat in store Sunday, Nov. 29 to kick off the holiday season. At an estate overlooking the Kona Coast, world-class singers will belt out […]

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DLNR meeting on Pohoiki Boat Ramp project

MEDIA RELEASE PAHOA – The Department of Land and Natural Resources invites the public to attend an information meeting regarding the upcoming construction work to replace the existing Pohoiki boat ramp and loading dock.    DLNR Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation (DOBOR) staff will discuss the construction schedule, including ramp closure times; impacts to […]

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South Kona market extending hours for holiday season

MEDIA RELEASE The South Kona Green Market, the local mauka market held 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sundays on the green lawn of the Amy Greenwell Botanical Garden (across from the Manago Hotel in Captain Cook) is extending its hours until 2 p.m. for the holiday season. Fresh local-grown produce and a variety of local fruits, plants […]

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On a rainy Wednesday morning before Thanksgiving, Fred and Betty Blas have gathered friends and nine high-school students from Hawaii Academy of Arts and Sciences Public Charter School to harvest fruit from an organic farm in Kurtistown. The produce will be donated to Da Poi Bowl food pantry in Pahoa the Friday after Thanksgiving.

Students and volunteers bring in the harvest for the Puna community

On a rainy Wednesday morning before Thanksgiving, Fred and Betty Blas have gathered friends and nine high-school students from Hawaii Academy of Arts and Sciences Public Charter School to harvest fruit from an organic farm in Kurtistown. The produce will be donated to Da Poi Bowl food pantry in Pahoa the Friday after Thanksgiving.

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Oops! Opening of Halekii extension delayed

Oops! Opening of Halekii extension delayed

MEDIA RELEASE Motorists planning to use the proposed Halekii Street extension in South Kona are advised the opening of the extension will be delayed until an ordinance allowing use of the extension is reworded to allow the use of the road under a grant of easement, according to Bruce McClure, County Public Works director.   […]

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Volleyball: Three Selected to AVCA West Region Squad

Volleyball: Three Selected to AVCA West Region Squad

*Fabiane Seben* and *Josimara Pinheiro* added another post-season award to their resumes as the duo has been honored as 2008 AVCA all-Region selections. *Emily Tooker* received honorable mention recognition. Seben and Pinheiro received all-Pacific West Conference first-team honors yesterday while Tooker was an honorable mention selection. Pinheiro led the PacWest in kill average (3.83), points […]

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Matsumoto named Food & Beverage Director at Sheraton

 MEDIA RELEASE KEAUHOU — Sheraton Keauhou Bay Resort & Spa has announced the appointment of Paul Matsumoto to the position of Director of Food and Beverage for the 521-room Kona coast resort. Matsumoto joined the resort in June 2008 as part of a Task Force to assist in the food and beverage department. In his new […]

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Music, light festival Dec. 6 in Holualoa

Music, light festival Dec. 6 in Holualoa

  MEDIA RELEASE The Holualoa Village Association kicks off the holiday season with the town’s 12th annual Music & Light Festival this Saturday, December 6th. The celebration begins with the lighting of the town Christmas tree 6 p.m. at Holualoa Public Library along with the illumination of nearly two dozen village art galleries and shops. […]

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County inauguration set for Dec. 1

County inauguration set for Dec. 1

MEDIA RELEASE The inauguration for the newly elected mayor, council members, and prosecuting attorney is slated for noon, Monday, Dec. 1 at the Afook Chinen Civic Auditorium in Hilo. The public is invited to attend.  The program will begin with a prelude of familiar selections chose by bandmaster Paul Arceo and the Hawaii County Band. […]

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Tuesday afternoon Kohala Mountains rainbow...

Tuesday afternoon Kohala Mountains rainbow…

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Men's Basketball: DeMaestri's Double-Double Leads Vulcans

Men’s Basketball: DeMaestri’s Double-Double Leads Vulcans

Jay DeMaestri had a team-high 18 points and 16 rebounds as the University of Hawaii at Hilo knocked off Oakland City University 104-82 in the Canon Activities Center in Laie, Oahu. The Vulcans are 1-1 while OCU is 0-4. DeMaestri was 6 of 9 from the field while hitting 4 of 5 shots from 3-point […]

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Applications currently are being accepted for the lottery slots for the 2009 Ironman World Championship.

Ironman lottery open for 2009 championship

Applications currently are being accepted for the lottery slots for the 2009 Ironman World Championship.

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