Archive | April, 2010

Waiakea steamrolled over the visiting Keaau Cougars 10-0 in BIIF Division I softball action Friday (April 30).

Waiakea smashes Keaau 10-0 in softball

Waiakea steamrolled over the visiting Keaau Cougars 10-0 in BIIF Division I softball action Friday (April 30).

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The Ka Makani beat Hualalai Academy in straight sets 25-7, 25-8 and 25-9 Friday (April 30) at Castle Gymnasium in Waimea. In the JV match Hawaii Prep beat Kohala 25-18 and 26-24.

Hawaii Prep beats Hualalai in boys volleyball Friday (March 30)

The Ka Makani beat Hualalai Academy in straight sets 25-7, 25-8 and 25-9 Friday (April 30) at Castle Gymnasium in Waimea. In the JV match Hawaii Prep beat Kohala 25-18 and 26-24.

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Kamehameha-Hawaii’s Wong pitches a no-hitter

Kamehameha-Hawaii’s Kiani Wong pitched a no-hitter against Kohala in BIIF softball action Friday (April 30). After a scoreless three innings the Warriors broke out in the fifth inning scoring five runs.

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Thirty-one Hawai‘i student robotics teams from across the state will put their STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education to the test at the 2010 Hawai‘i Regional Botball Tournament Saturday (May 1).

Hawaii student robotics teams address simulated environmental disaster

Thirty-one Hawai‘i student robotics teams from across the state will put their STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education to the test at the 2010 Hawai‘i Regional Botball Tournament Saturday (May 1).

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The County Public Works Department reopened Ka`apahu Road at the Sand Gulch in Kalōpā, Hāmākua on Friday, April 30. Damaged by the 2006 earthquake, Willocks Construction Company installed a guard rail, resurfaced 130-feet of roadway and stabilized the slope on the makai (gulch side) of Ka’apahu in three-and-a-half weeks, which is three months ahead of schedule. The contract allowed repairs to continue through August 11.

Kaapahu Road reopens in Hamakua Friday (April 30)

The County Public Works Department reopened Ka`apahu Road at the Sand Gulch in Kalōpā, Hāmākua on Friday, April 30. Damaged by the 2006 earthquake, Willocks Construction Company installed a guard rail, resurfaced 130-feet of roadway and stabilized the slope on the makai (gulch side) of Ka’apahu in three-and-a-half weeks, which is three months ahead of […]

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The scam usually asks the victim to send an amount of money to someone so they can claim a much larger amount. This is a scam that has been circulating for years. In one variant, the suspect sends the intended victim a check for one amount asking that a different amount (usually slightly smaller) be sent somewhere for fees or taxes. The first check is then returned to the victim as fake, but typically not until after the victim has already sent money to the scam artist.

Police warn about prize scams via mail and email

The scam usually asks the victim to send an amount of money to someone so they can claim a much larger amount. This is a scam that has been circulating for years. In one variant, the suspect sends the intended victim a check for one amount asking that a different amount (usually slightly smaller) be […]

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HHSAA spring 2010 state tournament schedule

HHSAA spring 2010 state tournament schedule

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This earthquake is located outside the Pacific. No tsunami threat exists to coastlines in the Pacific.

However - earthquakes of this size sometimes generate local tsunamis that can be destructive along coasts located within a few hundred kilometers of the earthquake epicenter. Authorities in the region of the epicenter should be aware of this possibility and take appropriate action.

No tsunami threat to Hawaii from 6.7M earthquake in Bering Sea

This earthquake is located outside the Pacific. No tsunami threat exists to coastlines in the Pacific. However – earthquakes of this size sometimes generate local tsunamis that can be destructive along coasts located within a few hundred kilometers of the earthquake epicenter. Authorities in the region of the epicenter should be aware of this possibility […]

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The Hawai'i Police Department will join forces with the Fire Department and the Department of Education on Tuesday, May 4, for a dramatic anti-drunk-driving event called "Shattered Dreams" presented by Waiākea High School.

Motorists and area residents who see emergency crews in the area should know that the scene is only a staged crash to educate high school students about the dangers of driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol.

Crews to stage DUI crash scene for Waiakea High School

The Hawai’i Police Department will join forces with the Fire Department and the Department of Education on Tuesday, May 4, for a dramatic anti-drunk-driving event called “Shattered Dreams” presented by Waiākea High School. Motorists and area residents who see emergency crews in the area should know that the scene is only a staged crash to […]

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Hawaii Preparatory Academy will offer a summer basketball day camp for rising sixth through ninth grade students June 7-11 at the school’s Castle Gym.  The camp will run from 1 to 4 p.m. There is a $65 fee for the camp, which includes a camp basketball.

HPA Summer Basketball Camp this summer (June 7-11)

Hawaii Preparatory Academy will offer a summer basketball day camp for rising sixth through ninth grade students June 7-11 at the school’s Castle Gym. The camp will run from 1 to 4 p.m. There is a $65 fee for the camp, which includes a camp basketball.

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'Save the Frogs Day' events around the world (April 30)

‘Save the Frogs Day’ events around the world (April 30)

MEDIA RELEASE Amphibians are rapidly disappearing around the planet, and a worldwide effort is underway to save them. The 2nd Annual Save The Frogs Day, taking place Friday, April 30, is the largest day of amphibian education and conservation action in the planet’s history. More than 80 Save The Frogs Day events are being held […]

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“E komo mai!” Join the Kamehameha Schools Hawai’i PTO (Parents, Teachers & ‘Ohana) on Saturday, May 1, 2010 for the Ho’olaule’a! The Ho’olaule’a will be held in the Elementary and Middle school areas between the hours of 9am and 3pm.

Kamehameha School’s Hawaii Campus Hoolaulea Saturday (May 1)

“E komo mai!” Join the Kamehameha Schools Hawai’i PTO (Parents, Teachers & ‘Ohana) on Saturday, May 1, 2010 for the Ho’olaule’a! The Ho’olaule’a will be held in the Elementary and Middle school areas between the hours of 9am and 3pm.

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Airline consumer protection rules now in effect

Airline consumer protection rules now in effect

MEDIA RELEASE Air travelers must no longer be subjected to lengthy tarmac delays on domestic flights and will enjoy additional consumer protections as a result of a new rule that took effect Thursday, April 29, U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said. “Airline passengers deserve to be treated fairly, and this new rule will require airlines […]

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Blue Sea Artisans Co-op introduces May 'Artist of the Month'

Blue Sea Artisans Co-op introduces May ‘Artist of the Month’

MEDIA RELEASE Barbara Hanson, polymer clay artist, is slated to be May’s artist of the month at The Blue Sea Artisans Co-op Gallery in the Kona International Market Place. Hanson will introduce her new turtle series and a new line of jewelry with sterling silver Honu Heart designs. She also will teach a polymer clay […]

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