Archive | October, 2009

A slew of events, shows and performances in West Hawaii brought out ghosts, goblins and at least one Konawaena High School graduate

Making the Halloween scene in Kona

A slew of events, shows and performances in West Hawaii brought out ghosts, goblins and at least one Konawaena High School graduate

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Puna traffic on East Hawaii advisors' agenda (Nov. 2)

Puna traffic on East Hawaii advisors’ agenda (Nov. 2)

MEDIA RELEASE The Council of Neighbor Island Advisors for East Hawaii will meet 5:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 2 at Keaau Middle School Cafeteria. The public is invited to attend. Jiro A. Sumada, deputy director – highways for the state Department of Transportation, will present to the council a brief overview of the upcoming projects the […]

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The University of Hawaii at Hilo didn’t have long to celebrate capturing the Pacific West Conference last night as they returned to the court tonight and beat Brigham Young University-Hawaii 3-1 in the Canon Activities Center in Laie, Hawaii.

Set scores were 25-22, 22-25, 29-27, 25-20.

The Vulcans are 24-1 overall and 14-1 in the PacWest while the Seasiders are 13-13 overall and 9-6 in the PacWest.

Vulcans slice the Silverswords in volleyball

The University of Hawaii at Hilo didn’t have long to celebrate capturing the Pacific West Conference last night as they returned to the court tonight and beat Brigham Young University-Hawaii 3-1 in the Canon Activities Center in Laie, Hawaii. Set scores were 25-22, 22-25, 29-27, 25-20. The Vulcans are 24-1 overall and 14-1 in the […]

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Kailua-Kona’s Prinslow helps Chaminade take 7th place in cross country

Chaminade Cross Country Competes at Hawaiian Airline Pac West Championships Men 7th, Women 7th San Francisco, CA- The 2009 Hawaiian Airline Pac West Championships were held today at Golden Gate Park. Garrett Prinslow (Kailua-Kona, HI/Kealekehe) was the Swords best finisher on the men’s side, placing 26th with a 28:27 in the 8K event. On the […]

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These paws were made for walking. People and pets took it to the streets in Kailua-Kona for the annual Pet Walk fund raiser for the Hawaii Island Humane Society.

Hawaii Island Humane Society Pet Walk

These paws were made for walking. People and pets took it to the streets in Kailua-Kona for the annual Pet Walk fund raiser for the Hawaii Island Humane Society.

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Spooky stuff at BIIF football game

Spooky stuff at BIIF football game

Photographer Tim Wright found something interesting in one shot he took during a BIIF football game last night. An apparition appeared Friday night at the Hilo vs. Waiakea football game played at Wong Stadium.  The spook could be seen looking out of the locked batting cage near the end zone.  The spirit almost looked like it […]

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The University of Hawaii at Hilo women’s cross country team finished third in the 2009 Hawaiian Airlines Pacific West Cross Country Championships held in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, Calif. The University of Hawaii at Hilo men’s cross country team finished fourth in the 2009 Hawaiian Airlines Pacific West Cross Country Championships held in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, Calif.

UH-Hilo runners compete in San Francisco

The University of Hawaii at Hilo women’s cross country team finished third in the 2009 Hawaiian Airlines Pacific West Cross Country Championships held in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, Calif. The University of Hawaii at Hilo men’s cross country team finished fourth in the 2009 Hawaiian Airlines Pacific West Cross Country Championships held in Golden […]

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Halloween, by the numbers

Halloween, by the numbers

Halloween Oct. 31, 2009 The observance of Halloween, which dates back to Celtic rituals thousands of years ago, has long been associated with images of witches, ghosts, devils and hobgoblins. Over the years, Halloween customs and rituals have changed dramatically. Today, many of the young and young at heart take a more light-spirited approach. They […]

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If you are spooky and spectacular, there are places you must be seen this Halloween

Halloween 2009: Some stuff to do

If you are spooky and spectacular, there are places you must be seen this Halloween

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Silo House earns praise, Hawaii students earn a bow at 2009 Solar Decathlon on the National Mall

Hawaii students at Cornell compete in solar contest

Silo House earns praise, Hawaii students earn a bow at 2009 Solar Decathlon on the National Mall

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Lingle's weekly radio address: Heading to China

Lingle’s weekly radio address: Heading to China

MEDIA RELEASE Aloha, In order to strengthen Hawaii‘s visitor industry and further our efforts to transform our state‘s economy, I‘ll be traveling to China this month to visit six cities where we have strategic economic interests. With a 9 percent increase in its gross domestic product in the third quarter, China’s continuing economic growth is […]

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County annual report released online

County annual report released online

MEDIA RELEASE The 2008-2009 Hawaii County annual report is now available online at the county Web site. All 79 pages of the report can be accessed at: co.hawaii.hi.us/annual_reports… The annual report includes descriptions of each county department, budget summaries, accomplishments and highlights for the past fiscal year. Anyone wishing a hard copy of the report […]

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UH-Hilo clinches PacWest volleyball title

UH-Hilo clinches PacWest volleyball title

Hawai‘i Hilo sweeps Chaminade, claims PacWest Volleyball Championship and NCAA automatic berth HONOLULU, HI – Josimara Pinheiro unleashed 15 kills and Katie Swenson registered 34 assists as Hawai‘i Hilo swept Chaminade 3-0 Friday night in Honolulu, HI, to clinched the 2009 Pacific West Conference Volleyball Championship. The title is the second in two years for […]

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The University of Hawaii at Hilo hung around for 37 minutes before losing 76-65 to the University of Hawaii in an exhibition game in the Stan Sheriff Arena in Honolulu, Hawaii.

With just two returning seniors on his squad, 12th-year head coach Jeff Law made the most of his annual match-up with the Division I Warriors.

Vulcans hang tough with the Warriors in basketball

The University of Hawaii at Hilo hung around for 37 minutes before losing 76-65 to the University of Hawaii in an exhibition game in the Stan Sheriff Arena in Honolulu, Hawaii. With just two returning seniors on his squad, 12th-year head coach Jeff Law made the most of his annual match-up with the Division I […]

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