Archive | April, 2009

Tropical Paws offers up super slate of auction items

Tropical Paws offers up super slate of auction items

MEDIA RELEASE Just a few tickets remain – and a host of excellent auction items – are up for grabs for the 13th Hawaii Island Humane Society’s Tropical Paws fundraiser.  The event is 6 p.m. Friday, May 1 at Four Seasons Hualalai Resort. Adding to the list of gala sponsors that includes Better Brands and […]

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Zonta Club of Hilo members sewed, planted, painted, sorted and cleaned at Hale Ohana, Hilo’s domestic abuse shelter, netting the facility a $10,000 grant from the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation.

Zonta Club of Hilo earns domestic abuse shelter $10,000

Zonta Club of Hilo members sewed, planted, painted, sorted and cleaned at Hale Ohana, Hilo’s domestic abuse shelter, netting the facility a $10,000 grant from the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation.

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Hawai‘i County Zero Waste Conference on TV

Hawai‘i County Zero Waste Conference on TV

MEDIA RELEASE Hear the experts explain what Zero Waste is and how people on Hawai’i Island are reducing their waste today. The Zero Waste Conference 2008 Highlights will be shown on Na Leo ‘O Hawai’i’s cable TV channel 54 on the following dates and times: Tuesday, 5/5/2009, 6:00pm Friday, 5/8/2009, 3:00pm Monday, 5/11/2009, 8:00pm Thursday, 5/14/2009, 6:00pm Tuesday, 5/19/2009, 5:00pm Saturday, 5/23/2009, 12:00pm In September 2008, the […]

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Meetings set for Downtown Hilo Sustainable Design Assessment Team program

Meetings set for Downtown Hilo Sustainable Design Assessment Team program

MEDIA RELEASE Two Public Meetings Scheduled for the Downtown Hilo Sustainable Design Assessment Team Program! Successful sustainability maintains a careful balance between environmental, social, cultural, and economic principles. That’s why the 2009 Sustainable Design Assessment Team Program (SDAT) for Downtown Hilo will address a range of topics, including walkability, multimodal transportation, homelessness, preserving and restoring […]

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'Based on assessment of all available information, and following several expert consultations, I have decided to raise the current level of influenza pandemic alert from phase 4 to phase 5.' - Dr Margaret Chan, WHO Director-General

World Health Organization raises flu pandemic alert from 4 to 5

‘Based on assessment of all available information, and following several expert consultations, I have decided to raise the current level of influenza pandemic alert from phase 4 to phase 5.’ – Dr Margaret Chan, WHO Director-General

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Solar panel thefts rise, police ask public to watch for thieves and stolen equipment

Solar panel thefts rise, police ask public to watch for thieves and stolen equipment

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawai’i Police Department has noticed a rise in thefts of solar panels and other solar equipment, especially in the Hawaiian Ocean View Estates subdivision in Ka‘u. Several thefts have occurred while residents were on vacation or away from home for an extended period of time. Police urge homeowners to get a house […]

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State announces new Swine Flu information line

State announces new Swine Flu information line

MEDIA RELEASE HONOLULU – The Hawai‘i State Department of Health (DOH) has set up a new Swine Flu Information Line at (866) 767-5044 where the public can call to get up-to-date facts on swine influenza. The Swine Flu Information Line is toll-free and staffed by trained professionals who will answer questions from Monday through Friday […]

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Therapeutic Surfing at Kahaluu today, April 29

Therapeutic Surfing at Kahaluu today, April 29

Kahalu’u Surf Day Therapeutic Surfing for Individuals with Disabilities Presented by: Full Life Hawaii, Hawaii Lifeguard Surf Instructors, Halona’s Ocean Tours Wednesday April 29, 2009 9:00 a.m.: Check In at Kahaluu Bay in Kailua-Kona 9:45 a.m.: Pule for a Safe and Glorious Day-Event Kick Off 12:00 p.m.: Pule and Lunch at Kahaluu Bay Small Pavillion […]

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New safe house for troubled Kona teens

New safe house for troubled Kona teens

    MEDIA RELEASE   Troubled teen-age boys in Wailuku and Kona stand to benefit from an intensified statewide effort aimed at turning their lives around through a greater focus on rehabilitation. Last week, Lt. Gov. James “Duke” Aiona and Department of Human Services Director Lillian Koller helped open the Ke Kama Pono Safe House […]

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Keaau's win puts them into the third seed spot in the BIIF softball tournament.

Keaau beats Kealakehe 9-4 in BIIF softball action

Keaau’s win puts them into the third seed spot in the BIIF softball tournament.

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Honokaa High School Jazz Band at Thelma Parker Library in Waimea

National Library Week, a time to celebrate the contributions of libraries, librarians and library workers in schools, campuses and communities nationwide – is the perfect time to discover how worlds connect @ your library. This year, National Library Week will be from April 12-18, and public libraries statewide will host special free programs throughout the […]

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Journalist Bill Dorman to Speak at Hawaii Island Chamber of Commerce Meeting

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawai`i Island Chamber of Commerce (HICC) will present the Emmy Award-winning journalist Bill Dorman as the guest speaker at the Third General Membership Meeting luncheon on May 4th at the `Imiloa Astronomy Center of Hawai`i’s Sky Garden Restaurant. Dorman, who has covered stories from more than a dozen countries and has interviewed […]

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Troy Barboza Torch Run for Special Olympics

Troy Barboza Torch Run for Special Olympics

MEDIA RELEASE Hawai’i Police Department officers, family, and friends participated in the 2009 Troy Barboza Torch Run benefiting Hawai’i Special Olympics. On Saturday, April 18, the “Guardians of the Flame” carried the “Flame of Hope” from the Kea’au Police Station to the Kea’au High School sports complex, where they were greeted by athletes representing various […]

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The Waiakea Warriors and the visiting Pahoa Daggers fought hard for every point but the home court advantage proved too much for the Daggers.

Waiakea wins at home over Pahoa in Volleyball

The Waiakea Warriors and the visiting Pahoa Daggers fought hard for every point but the home court advantage proved too much for the Daggers.

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