Archive | March, 2009

Kona Village Resort on 2009 'Stay List'

Kona Village Resort on 2009 ‘Stay List’

    MEDIA RELEASE   The editors of National Geographic Traveler magazine have named Kona Village Resort as one of only five Hawaii resorts on their annual “Stay List.” The list debuts in the April 2009 issue of National Geographic Traveler and includes 129 properties in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean. “The hotels […]

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'The Vagina Monologues' benefit at Aloha Theatre

‘The Vagina Monologues’ benefit at Aloha Theatre

“The Vagina Monologues,” by Eve Ensler, is presented by V-Day Kailua-Kona, a charity event for West Hawaii Child and Family Service. Shows are 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 24 and Saturday, April 25. Tickets available through the V-Day Street Team (vdaykona@gmail.com) and online at www.apachawaii.org. General admission is $15 and no reserved seats. V-Day is a […]

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Two shows by USAF Band of the Pacific

Two shows by USAF Band of the Pacific

  Big Island residents have two opportunities to check out the stylings of the U.S. Ar Force Band of the Pacific next week.   *  2:30-4 p.m., Saturday, April 4, Prince Kuhio Plaza, Hilo *  7-8:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 7 at Aloha Theatre, Kainaliu No reserved seats for these free show. The primary performing group […]

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Updated: Police investigate Hilo burglaries

Updated: Police investigate Hilo burglaries

MEDIA RELEASE Updated: Posted March 31, 2009   Hawai’i Police are asking for the public’s help in locating two women identified as “persons of interest” in connection with the investigation of two burglaries Friday (March 27) in Hilo. The women are 24-year-old Melanie Kainoa of Volcano and 27-year-old Kelly Oshiro of Kea’au. Last Friday, police […]

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Aloha Theatre hosts 'Cheaper by the Dozen'

Aloha Theatre hosts ‘Cheaper by the Dozen’

Cheaper by the Dozen, presented by Makua Lani High School Friday, April 17, 7 p.m. Saturday, April 18, 2 p.m. Saturday, April 18, 7 p.m. Adults $12; Students with ID and seniors $10; matinee prices are $2 off regular pricing Open Seating (No Assigned Seats) Tickets available at: Makua Lani High School, 329-4898 Kona Christian […]

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Kenoi, cabinet at Kona Town Meeting

MEDIA RELEASE Mayor Billy Kenoi is scheduled to speak 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, April 14 at the Kona Town Meeting at Old Kona Airport. Kenoi and his cabinet members are expected to discuss their plans to address Hawaii Island’s critical issues:  The current economy and budget shortfall, West Hawaii’s roads and traffic, future growth management in […]

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'First Fridays at The Shops' debuts

‘First Fridays at The Shops’ debuts

  MEDIA RELEASE The Shops at Mauna Lani’s new music series “First Fridays at The Shops” kicks off Friday, April 3, with Kohala’s own award-winning artist Nino Kaai and Kahua. The Shops at Mauna Lani will host free music performances at its outdoor stage on the first Friday evening of every month, featuring a diverse […]

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Despite rain delays the Vikings corralled the Cowgirls in BIIF softball action.

Hilo pours it on against Kohala 11-1 in softball

Despite rain delays the Vikings corralled the Cowgirls in BIIF softball action.

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Hawaii Prep takes Ke Ana La‘ahana in straight sets

Boys Volleyball action at Castle Gymnasium at Hawaii Preparatory Academy Ke Ana La‘ahana 14 20 15 (1 – 3) Hawaii Prep 25 25 25 (2 – 2)

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Cal State Stanislaus sweeps UH-Hilo in Softball

Cal State Stanislaus sweeps UH-Hilo in Softball

University of Hawaii at Hilo Softball Hawaii Hilo at Cal State Stanislaus (Game 1) Mar 31, 2009 at Turlock, Calif. (Warrior SB Field) Hawaii Hilo 0 (17-15) *Player * * ab * * r * * h * *rbi * * bb * * so * * po * * a * *lob * Holmes, […]

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Police discover indoor marijuana growing operation

Police discover indoor marijuana growing operation

MEDIA RELEASE Two Kea’au residents have been charged with commercial promotion of marijuana after police discovered an indoor marijuana growing operation at a home in Puna. Puna community policing officers, Puna patrol officers and members of the Hawaii Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Section served a search warrant at a home on 40th Avenue in the […]

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Masunaga named Deputy Planning Director

Masunaga named Deputy Planning Director

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii County Mayor Billy Kenoi has named Margaret Kuroda Masunaga the new deputy director of the county Department of Planning effective April 16, 2009. The appointment fills one of the last key slots in the mayor’s cabinet. Masunaga, 52, is currently a deputy attorney general for the state of Hawai’i in the Attorney […]

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Updated: Puna robbery Saturday, March 28

Updated: Puna robbery Saturday, March 28

MEDIA RELEASE UPDATED: March 31, 2009 The Hawaii Police Department is renewing its request for information about a man who robbed a 75-year-old taxi driver Saturday afternoon (March 28). The suspect picked up the taxi at Waiākea Center in Hilo between Borders Books and Island Naturals around 2 p.m. He was seen in that general […]

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A series of new video clips intended to help local growers produce high quality tropical fruit have been uploaded to the internet.

Farming with Love: Tropical fruit videos

A series of new video clips intended to help local growers produce high quality tropical fruit have been uploaded to the internet.

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