Archive | March, 2009

Luxury property opens as eco-friendly retreat

Luxury property opens as eco-friendly retreat

MEDIA RELEASE The Big Island’s newest luxury property is Hawaii Island Retreat at Ahu Pohaku Hoomaluhia, a boutique eco-friendly lodge and destination spa on 50 oceanfront acres in North Kohala near the birthplace of King Kamehameha the Great. The architectural style of the sanctuary is reminiscent of royal Hawaiian summer palaces, and includes the welcoming […]

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Sopogy's Soponova 4.0 wins top engineering award

Sopogy’s Soponova 4.0 wins top engineering award

MEDIA RELEASE Sopogy, Inc.’s MicroCSP™ Solar Collector “SopoNova 4.0™” received Gold in the Plant Engineering Product of the Year 2008 in the category of electrical power.  The Plant Engineering Product of the Year Awards honor the most innovative and useful products introduced to the industrial plant engineering market each year. The Gold, Silver, and Bronze […]

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2.3 temblor northeast of Holualoa

2.3 temblor northeast of Holualoa

== PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT == U.S. Geological Survey, Hawaiian Volcano Observatory This is a computer-generated message. This event has not yet been reviewed by a seismologist.   A micro earthquake occurred at 2:59:18 AM (HST) on Tuesday, March 31, 2009. The magnitude 2.3 event occurred 5 km (3 miles) NNE of Holualoa. The hypocentral depth […]

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The Konawaena Wildcats put an end to the Waiakea's perfect record by winning 4-3 at Waiakea High School Monday.

Wildcats wreak Warriors winning streak in BIIF baseball

The Konawaena Wildcats put an end to the Waiakea’s perfect record by winning 4-3 at Waiakea High School Monday.

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DUI stats for the week of March 24

DUI stats for the week of March 24

MEDIA RELEASE During the week of March 24, 2009, through March 30, 2009, Big Island police arrested 19 motorists for drunk driving. Two of the drivers were involved in a traffic crash. Three were under the age of 21. So far this year, there have been 312 DUI arrests compared with 335 during the same […]

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Greenwell Farms helps fight against cancer

Greenwell Farms helps fight against cancer

MEDIA RELEASE Two hundred pounds (valued at $2,400) of Greenwell Farms Kona coffee will be donated to the first-of-its- kind Grounds for Health specialty coffee auction June 2.  Grounds for Health, a non-profit organization provides health care services to women in coffee-growing communities who may lack access to healthcare. “Greenwell Farms has been in the […]

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UPDATE: Journey at Waikoloa Bowl Sunday, March 29

UPDATE: Journey at Waikoloa Bowl Sunday, March 29

UPDATED Saturday, April 4 (with Youtube.com link) The band put on a great show – even if the wind did mess with the sound a little bit. Check out some of the songs at www.youtube.com/user/JourneyHa… Neal Schon, Jonathan Cain and Ross Valory play together seamlessly, and Deen Castronovo backed them up solidly on the drums. Most […]

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HPA to host Special Olympics Fun Day

HPA to host Special Olympics Fun Day

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii Preparatory Academy, in partnership with Special Olympics Hawaii, is hosting a Special Olympics Fun Day from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 11.   The event will be held at HPA’s Stanford W. Shutes Track, located at the school’s Upper Campus. The Special Olympics Fun Day features events for every fitness […]

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Police cracking down on illegal roadside vendors

Police cracking down on illegal roadside vendors

MEDIA RELEASE Big Island police are advising the public that vending along state and county roadsides is illegal. After receiving numerous complaints, police say they will step up enforcement of both county and state laws prohibiting roadside vending. State law and county ordinances prohibit vending of goods, including vehicles parked along the roadside with “For […]

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Slow Food Hawaii Waipio Valley campout, June 6-7

Slow Food Hawaii Waipio Valley campout, June 6-7

MEDIA RELEASE Aloha Slow Campers! Come and experience the magic and timeless beauty of Waipio Valley at Moku Wai, the taro farm of Slow Food Hawaii members Alberta and Jayson Mock Chew. This will be an overnight campout, June 6-7, so dust off your camping gear if you haven’t used it in a while because […]

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Workshop on the creation of the graphic novel 'Hidden Hero'

Workshop on the creation of the graphic novel ‘Hidden Hero’

The University of Hawaii at Hilo College of Continuing Education and Community Service (UHH CCECS) is proud to present “Hidden Hero Revealed,” a unique three-week course beginning on April 6 that brings to life the Japanese-Hawaii immigrant experience as seen through the eyes of Katsu Goto. Goto is the main character of creator Patsy Iwasaki’s […]

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Indie film/workshop: 'All for Melissa' & 'Chief'

Indie film/workshop: ‘All for Melissa’ & ‘Chief’

  MEDIA RELEASE At the Aloha Theatre, noon-4 p.m., Sunday, April 5 Open Seating (No Assigned Seats) Tickets Available at the door $8, including screening of both films and the workshop — Fans of independent film and filmmakers will not want to miss a special screening of this Hawaii-produced independent feature – written, produced and […]

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Kayakers rescued off Lapakahi State Historical Park

View Larger Map Fire/Rescue crews responded to a 2:06 p.m. alarm for kayakers in distress off Lapakahi State Historical Park along the Kohala Coast. Fire department crews on shore spotted the the kayak with two occupants on board approximately one mile in open ocean off Lapakahi Park. Fire department Choppers 1 and 2 were dispatched […]

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UH-Hilo beats Dixie State 12-11 in baseball

UH-Hilo beats Dixie State 12-11 in baseball

UH Hilo at Dixie State Mar 29, 2009 at St. George, UT (Bruce Hurst Field) UH Hilo 12 (13-13,4-8 PACWEST) Player ab r h rbi bb so po a lob Trias, Ronel lf 2 3 1 0 3 0 2 1 0 Manago, Keoni cf 5 1 4 6 1 0 1 0 0 Hanna, […]

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