Archive | July, 2009

“The Villages of Aina Le‘a,” a 1,000-plus acre development on the South Kohala Coast of Hawai‘i Island, has received its first infusion of cash from Singapore’s Capital Asia Group Pte Ltd.

Big Island’s Villages of Aina Le‘a project receives financing from Singapore-based investment firm

“The Villages of Aina Le‘a,” a 1,000-plus acre development on the South Kohala Coast of Hawai‘i Island, has received its first infusion of cash from Singapore’s Capital Asia Group Pte Ltd.

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Student applicants sought for state women's leadership conference

Student applicants sought for state women’s leadership conference

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawaii State Commission on the Status of Women has reserved seats for two young Hawaii Island women in the 11th grade to attend Governor Linda Lingle’s 2009 International Women’s Leadership Conference on Tuesday, September 22, 2009, at the Sheraton Waikiki Hotel and Resort, the Hawaii County Committee on the Status of Women […]

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DLNR modifies statewide enforcement after hours answering service

DLNR modifies statewide enforcement after hours answering service

MEDIA RELEASE HONOLULU – Starting August 1, 2009, the Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) will use an automated phone service to handle calls received after hours to report violations of state natural and cultural resources laws. During normal business hours from 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., the toll-free 643-DLNR (643-3567) number will continue […]

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School starts Monday (Aug 3), police urge caution on one-way traffic

School starts Monday (Aug 3), police urge caution on one-way traffic

MEDIA RELEASE View Larger Map Big Island police are reminding Hilo motorists that one-way traffic patterns on portions of Waiānuenue Avenue and Kapi’olani Street will take effect on Monday morning, August 3, as schools open for the fall semester. From 7:15 to 8 a.m. on school days, traffic on Waiānuenue Avenue between Komohana Street and […]

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Police looking for possibly armed and dangerous Oahu woman

Police looking for possibly armed and dangerous Oahu woman

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawai’i Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a 45-year-old woman wanted on two outstanding bench warrants from the island of Oahu. Ramie Kalulu is also known as Ramie Teixeira. Her last known address was in Hilo. Kalulu is described as Hawaiian, 5-foot-7, about 155 pounds with black hair […]

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Puna CDP application process reopened

Puna CDP application process reopened

MEDIA RELEASE The County of Hawai‘i Planning Department has reopened the application acceptance period for the Puna Community Development Plan Action Committee. The deadline to submit an application is 4:30 p.m., September 4, 2009. Anyone that has previously submitted an application through the Planning Department or the Mayor’s Office do not need to resubmit their […]

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South Kona Green Market celebrates one year

MEDIA RELEASE  This weekend marks the one-year anniversary of the South Kona Green Market.   An anniversary celebration of a Year in the Field is Sunday, Aug. 2, which includes a potluck “Feast in the Field.”   Vendors will put their tents and tables together and dish up a good old-fashioned party.   Organizers invite […]

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Two UH-Hilo juniors receive alumni scholarships

Two UH-Hilo juniors receive alumni scholarships

MEDIA RELEASE The University of Hawaii at Hilo Alumni and Friends Association has awarded scholarships to Sarah Nicolaisen and Corina Sampaia. Nicolaisen, a junior biology major, will receive a $2,000 alumni scholarship plus a $2,000 scholarship from the Two-Ten Golf Club in the name of Stanley I. Hara. She was salutatorian in her graduating class […]

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Create a flu prevention video & be eligible to win $2,500

Create a flu prevention video & be eligible to win $2,500

MEDIA RELEASE 2009 Flu Prevention PSA Contest Create a 15, 30, or 60 second video Public Service Announcement (PSA) that will inform and motivate people to take steps that will help prevent the spread of the flu. Make your video fun, smart, and entertaining. To Enter There are two (2) steps that need to be […]

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Sea Life Park welcomes baby dolphin

Sea Life Park welcomes baby dolphin

  OK, we know Sea Life Park is on Oahu and technically not of great concern to Big Island readers, but, hey, it’s a baby dolphin. The photo is so cute, we couldn’t resist sharing this press release:  On July 6, 2009, Sea Life Park welcomed the newest addition to its ohana as Hiiaka, an […]

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CDC advisors make recommendations for use of vaccine against Novel H1N1

CDC advisors make recommendations for use of vaccine against Novel H1N1

MEDIA RELEASE The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) met today to make recommendations for use of vaccine against novel influenza A (H1N1). The committee met to develop recommendations on who should receive vaccine against novel influenza A (H1N1) when it becomes available, and to determine which groups of the […]

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'Cash for Clunkers' program out of money

‘Cash for Clunkers’ program out of money

MEDIA RELEASE Calls for Additional Funding to Keep CARS Program Rolling WASHINGTON- U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) today made the following statement regarding the overwhelming success of ‘Cash for Clunkers,’ known as the CARS program, which mirrored her Drive America Forward Act introduced this year. “It is amazing that ‘Cash for Clunkers’ would be this […]

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Positive earnings report for Hawaiian; pilots renew contract call

Positive earnings report for Hawaiian; pilots renew contract call

MEDIA RELEASE As Hawaiian Airlines reported another in a long string of positive earnings reports this week, the union representing the airlines’ pilots repeated its call for management to make settling HAL’s pilot contract a top priority. “Hawaiian Airlines continues to defy industry expectations and remains one of the most profitable airlines around.  That superior […]

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Mango mania kicks off 8 a.m.-noon at the Keauhou Farmers’ Market at Keauhou Shopping Center.

Mango celebrated at festival today in Keauhou

Mango mania kicks off 8 a.m.-noon at the Keauhou Farmers’ Market at Keauhou Shopping Center.

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