Archive | April, 2009

Hawaii Covering Kids health insurance update

MEDIA RELEASE Keiki Care ended Dec. 31, 2008. However, federal reauthorization of the children’s health insurance program (CHIP) on Feb. 4 will encourage the state to revive Keiki Care. In the meantime, HMSA Children’s Plan is currently available for $55 per month per child. Call 1-800-620-4672 on the Neighbor Islands for more information.  Download a […]

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May Day is Lei Day at Queens’ MarketPlace

May Day is Lei Day at Queens’ MarketPlace

MEDIA RELEASE KOHALA COAST— Queens’ MarketPlace celebrates the time-honored tradition of May Day, Lei Day in Hawaii, on Friday, May 1, 2009. Keiki to kupuna, visitors and residents alike can enjoy the world of lei-making, watch keiki hula and ukulele performances, admire professional lei contest entries, experience various lei demonstrations. You can even shop for […]

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Police seek information on Pohoiki robbery

Police seek information on Pohoiki robbery

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawai’i Police Department is requesting the public’s help in identifying suspects of a robbery at Pohoiki Beach Park around 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon (April 28). The victim was operating a moped and was in the parking lot when he was assaulted. The suspects were operating a black four-door sedan, possibly a […]

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Hawaii County Police 76th recruit class

Hawaii County Police 76th recruit class

MEDIA RELEASE The 12 members of the Hawai’i Police Department’s 76th Recruit Class were recognized Wednesday (April 29) during ceremonies held at the Hilo Hawaiian Hotel. The police recruits, who just completed six months of intensive training, will now undergo four months of on-the-job field training with veteran police officers before they are qualified to […]

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Snorkelers, Divers, Paddlers, Water People!  Consider getting into the ocean early mornings the 2nd and 3rd day after the full moon in May to watch for and document cauliflower spawning.

Joan Prater, a long time ReefWatcher who managed to document sp

Volunteers needed for coral spawning documentation

Snorkelers, Divers, Paddlers, Water People! Consider getting into the ocean early mornings the 2nd and 3rd day after the full moon in May to watch for and document cauliflower spawning. Joan Prater, a long time ReefWatcher who managed to document sp

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Billfish tournament celebrating 50 years

Billfish tournament celebrating 50 years

MEDIA RELEASE It was 1959. Peter Fithian, Hawaiian International Billfish Tournament founder, remembers being in his car, having just finished a meeting when he heard on the car radio Hawaii had become the 50th State. Ask him what draws him back to that time and Fithian will say he was launching the idea of the […]

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Kailua Village BID update for April

Kailua Village BID update for April

The firm of Selbert Perkins Design (SPD) was selected unanimously by the board for KVBID’s Brand Positioning and Strategy. SPD has been conducting community focus groups and will present preliminary findings the first week of May. The presentations will be open to all who are interested.  Saving the Shower Trees The KVBID landscape maintenance crew […]

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UH-Hilo students dominate annual MOP competition

UH-Hilo students dominate annual MOP competition

MEDIA RELEASE Students in the University of Hawaii at Hilo’s Marine Option Program (MOP) captured four of the top six awards in the 26th Annual Marine Option Program Student Symposium this month on Oahu. The symposium brought together students from MOP campuses across the UH System, who make formal presentations of their projects. This year’s […]

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UH-Hilo marine science student awarded Hollings scholarship

UH-Hilo marine science student awarded Hollings scholarship

MEDIA RELEASE Keith Hernandez, a sophomore marine science major at the University of Hawaii at Hilo, is one of 100 students nationwide to be awarded the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Ernest F. Hollings scholarship. The scholarship includes up to $8,000 a year academic assistance for full-time study and a 10-week, paid, full-time internship position […]

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UH-Hilo students receive study abroad scholarships

UH-Hilo students receive study abroad scholarships

MEDIA RELEASE Forty undergraduate students from the University of Hawaii at Hilo are preparing to study abroad, with some departing as early as June.  Some are participating in summer programs, while others will attend a foreign university for a semester or an entire academic year in 12 countries. Those participating in the Semester at Sea […]

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Raw alfalfa spouts linked to salmonella contamination

  MEDIA RELEASE  The state Department of Health has recommended consumers not eat raw alfalfa sprouts, including sprout blends containing alfalfa sprouts, until further notice because the product has been linked to Salmonella serotype Saintpaul contamination.  Other types of sprouts have not been implicated at this time. This follows the recommendation issued by the U.S […]

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UH-Hilo men's tennis team qualifies for Division II Regional

UH-Hilo men’s tennis team qualifies for Division II Regional

The University of Hawaii at Hilo men’s tennis team season continues with a berth in the NCAA West Region Championship as they head to Laie, Oahu to face Brigham Young University-Hawaii in a 2 p.m. match on Thursday, May 7. The winner will advance to the NCAA National Tournament in Altamonte Springs, Fla. held May […]

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Legislation reunites Hilo kupuna

Legislation reunites Hilo kupuna

  MEDIA RELEASE Gov. Linda Lingle has enacted a new law that will benefit an elderly Hilo couple and other individuals and families in the future.  The new law allows two private-pay individuals to live in the same care home. Previously, the law only allowed one private-pay individual to live in a community care foster […]

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