Archive | September, 2009

The University of Hawaii at Hilo is in sixth place after two rounds of the Western Washington University Invitational at the Bellingham Golf and Country Club (Wash.).

Isaac Jaffurs followed a tournament leading first round 68 with a 77 for a two-round total of 145 and is tied for 13th place.

Logan Goulding’s 70 was the Vulcans’ lowest second round score. With his first round 76, Goulding is tied for 18th place at 146.

Vulcans 5th at Western Washington University Invitational

The University of Hawaii at Hilo is in sixth place after two rounds of the Western Washington University Invitational at the Bellingham Golf and Country Club (Wash.). Isaac Jaffurs followed a tournament leading first round 68 with a 77 for a two-round total of 145 and is tied for 13th place. Logan Goulding’s 70 was […]

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Pacific Tsunami Warning Center downgraded the tsunami warning to a watch. Beaches on the Big Island are closed Tuesday due to possible surges and unusual currents from the earthquake in Samoa. Beaches will re-open on Wednesday. Click above image to view surge video.

Tsunami threat passes by Hawaii after 8.0M quake in Samoa

Pacific Tsunami Warning Center downgraded the tsunami warning to a watch. Beaches on the Big Island are closed Tuesday due to possible surges and unusual currents from the earthquake in Samoa. Beaches will re-open on Wednesday. Click above image to view surge video.

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Resurfacing the side streets and shoulders in Sea View Subdivision, North Kona, began yesterday, Sept. 28.  Installation of nine speed humps began Sept. 21.  Five speed humps will be installed on Kikaha Street and four on Pukana Street. Reeds Island Bridge in Hilo, Lindsey Bridge in Waimea, and Waikā‘alulu Gulch and Hakalau Bridge in North Hilo will be inspected. The wooden Ka wai Nui Stream Bridge on Old Māmalahoa Highway Scenic Route along the Hāmākua coast will be closed for repairs the week of October 12.

September, October road, bridge maintenance, and traffic calming

Resurfacing the side streets and shoulders in Sea View Subdivision, North Kona, began yesterday, Sept. 28. Installation of nine speed humps began Sept. 21. Five speed humps will be installed on Kikaha Street and four on Pukana Street. Reeds Island Bridge in Hilo, Lindsey Bridge in Waimea, and Waikā‘alulu Gulch and Hakalau Bridge in North […]

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A man forced his way into a gas station on Kilauea Avenue in Hilo on June 3 and stole two cases of beer.

The man was captured on a surveillance video. His face was covered but he was wearing rubber slippers, denim shorts and a blue shirt with the letters "CTU' on the back. After the burglary, he fled in an unknown direction in a silver four-door sedan.

Police asking public for help identifying burglary suspect

A man forced his way into a gas station on Kilauea Avenue in Hilo on June 3 and stole two cases of beer. The man was captured on a surveillance video. His face was covered but he was wearing rubber slippers, denim shorts and a blue shirt with the letters “CTU’ on the back. After […]

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Flu tips for asthma patients, parents of patients

Flu tips for asthma patients, parents of patients

MEDIA RELEASE Anyone with asthma is at higher risk for flu-related complications, such as pneumonia. Along with everyone else, if you have asthma you should: * wash your hands often with soap and water, especially after coughing or sneezing; * cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when coughing or sneezing and throw the […]

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Ford hosts Palamanui 'talk story' Sept. 29

Ford hosts Palamanui ‘talk story’ Sept. 29

Kona Councilwoman Brenda Ford is hosting a “talk story” community meeting to discuss possible amendments to Palamanui development. The meeting is 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 29 at Kahakai Elementary School. Palamanui has requested a change to its development agreement, which essentially would allow the developer to restructure zoning conditions agreed three years ago, while moving […]

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Learn how to stretch your family’s food dollars while enjoying a morning working outdoors for a great cause with friends and neighbors. This is the “heart” of an invitation to Waimea Middle School families and community friends to participate from 9 a.m. to noon this Sat., Oct. 3, 2009, in a Mala’ai school garden Work and Learn Day.

Learn about starting a home garden Saturday (Oct 3)

Learn how to stretch your family’s food dollars while enjoying a morning working outdoors for a great cause with friends and neighbors. This is the “heart” of an invitation to Waimea Middle School families and community friends to participate from 9 a.m. to noon this Sat., Oct. 3, 2009, in a Mala’ai school garden Work […]

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Mortgage relief, Saddle Road on Waimea agenda Oct. 1

Mortgage relief, Saddle Road on Waimea agenda Oct. 1

MEDIA RELEASE Home mortgage relief and help that’s available, things to do (and not do), what to watch for and other tips and advice on how to survive if not avoid the current home mortgage storm, coupled with an overview of the Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement preparation plan for the next phase of Saddle Road […]

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2010 Ironman lottery opens Oct. 1

2010 Ironman lottery opens Oct. 1

MEDIA RELEASE A mainstay in the history of the Ironman, the Ironman lottery began in 1983 thanks to the vision of one of Ironman’s founders, John Collins, as a way to provide athletes of all abilities the opportunity to qualify for the world’s most challenging one day endurance event.  The 2010 Ironman Lottery Program officially […]

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Thirty Meter Telescope planners looking for local knowledge, experience and labor for support facilities

TMT seeking architectural concepts for headquarters

Thirty Meter Telescope planners looking for local knowledge, experience and labor for support facilities

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In BIIF girls volleyball it was a David versus Goliath match. Unlike the fairytale, the St. Joseph's Lady Cardinals (David) were unable to defeat the stronger Waiakea Warriors (Goliath). The D-I Warriors made quick work by defeating the D-II Lady Cardinals in straight sets.

St. Joseph falls to Waiakea in BIIF girls volleyball action

In BIIF girls volleyball it was a David versus Goliath match. Unlike the fairytale, the St. Joseph’s Lady Cardinals (David) were unable to defeat the stronger Waiakea Warriors (Goliath). The D-I Warriors made quick work by defeating the D-II Lady Cardinals in straight sets.

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There is one island in Hawai‘i that has it all for golfers: the southernmost course in the United States; greens where players tee off in view of smoldering Kīlauea volcano; designer golf courses with historic signature holes at oceanfront resorts; affordable and scenic municipal courses where wild turkeys and endemic nēnē (geese) strut about, and mountain courses where refreshing breezes rustle through native forest.

Big Island is world’s most diverse golf experience

There is one island in Hawai‘i that has it all for golfers: the southernmost course in the United States; greens where players tee off in view of smoldering Kīlauea volcano; designer golf courses with historic signature holes at oceanfront resorts; affordable and scenic municipal courses where wild turkeys and endemic nēnē (geese) strut about, and […]

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During the week of September 22, 2009, through September 28, 2009, Big Island police arrested 24 motorists for drunk driving. Seven of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes. Two were under the age of 21.

So far this year, there have been 1,002 DUI arrests compared with 1,015 during the same period last year, a decrease of 1.3 percent.

DUI Stats for the week of September 22-28

During the week of September 22, 2009, through September 28, 2009, Big Island police arrested 24 motorists for drunk driving. Seven of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes. Two were under the age of 21. So far this year, there have been 1,002 DUI arrests compared with 1,015 during the same period last year, […]

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Isaac Jaffurs is at the top of pack with a 4-under-par 68 after the first round of the Western Washington University Invitational held on the Bellingham Golf and Country Club in Wash.
 
The senior turned in twin 34s on the back and front nine to lead the Vulcans to a tie for second place.

Jaffurs at the top of Western Washington Golf Invitational

Isaac Jaffurs is at the top of pack with a 4-under-par 68 after the first round of the Western Washington University Invitational held on the Bellingham Golf and Country Club in Wash. The senior turned in twin 34s on the back and front nine to lead the Vulcans to a tie for second place.

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