Archive | April, 2010

Guidebook cuts through sustainability confusion

Guidebook cuts through sustainability confusion

MEDIA RELEASE The recently published Hawaii Sustainability Primer cuts through the confusion surrounding the term “sustainability” and offers a practical framework for organizations looking for help with environmental, social, and financial sustainability needs. This 25-page, full-color guidebook is easy to read and includes success stories and visions that feature Hamakua Springs Country Farm, Kanu o […]

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Vetoes, overrides, civil unions as Legislature winds down

Vetoes, overrides, civil unions as Legislature winds down

MEDIA RELEASE | hawaiihouseblog.blogspot.com The Hawaii House of Representatives joined with the State Senate in overriding 11 of Gov. Linda Lingle’s 14 vetoes. The governor vetoed several revenue generating bills, among others, that are part of a financial plan to balance the state budget. “The Great Recession made our jobs very difficult,” said Speaker of […]

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Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for week of April 22

Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for week of April 22

(Activity updates are written by scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey’s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory.)  Over the past week, breakouts traveling along the east margin of the Thanksgiving Eve Breakout (TEB) flow on Kilauea’s east rift zone continued their journey to the ocean. As of this writing (Thursday, April 29), the active flow front has moved […]

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Volcano Watch: A peculiar flow from Sulphur Cone

Volcano Watch: A peculiar flow from Sulphur Cone

(Volcano Watch is a weekly article written by scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey’s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory.) Volcano Watchers may pride themselves on having witnessed a variety of lava flows, but how many can say they’ve seen flowing molten sulfur? It happens at some volcanoes, including a rare occurrence perhaps 60 years ago at Sulphur […]

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2nd Fish Farmers’ Market at NELHA (April 30)

2nd Fish Farmers’ Market at NELHA (April 30)

MEDIA RELEASE Big Island residents and visitors will have another chance to buy fresh fish and seafood directly from aquaculture farmers at the 2nd Big Island Fish Farmers’ Market, to be held at the Gateway Center of the Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii, from 2-6 p.m. Friday, April 30. This follows the successful launch of […]

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The 23rd Annual Vulcans-Hawaii Baseball School will run from Tuesday, June 1 through Friday, June 4 on the University of Hawaii at Hilo Baseball and Softball Field.

For ball players ages 5-12, the daily schedule runs from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

The camp will emphasize fielding, hitting, throwing, pitching and running through station work, video taping, scrimmages and large and small group clinics. Participants need to supply own equipment and be ready to play.

23rd Annual Vulcans-Hawaii Baseball School

The 23rd Annual Vulcans-Hawaii Baseball School will run from Tuesday, June 1 through Friday, June 4 on the University of Hawaii at Hilo Baseball and Softball Field. For ball players ages 5-12, the daily schedule runs from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. The camp will emphasize fielding, hitting, throwing, pitching and running through station work, […]

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Fire/rescue units repsonded to a 12:34 p.m. alarm Thursday (April 29) for a brushfire in Waiakea Uka.

Firefighers put out a three acre brushfire covering grassy terrain and overgrown brush using water drops from Chopper One along with ground units.

Brushfire put out in Waiakea Uka Thursday (April 29)

Fire/rescue units repsonded to a 12:34 p.m. alarm Thursday (April 29) for a brushfire in Waiakea Uka. Firefighers put out a three acre brushfire covering grassy terrain and overgrown brush using water drops from Chopper One along with ground units.

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Construction at the 118- foot Waipunahina bridge in Hāmākua  will involve rebuilding a guardrail that collapsed from the 2006 earthquakes.  The bridge will be closed Monday through Friday between the hours of 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Repairs are scheduled to begin Monday (May 3)

Waipunahina bridge to be closed during the day starting Monday (April 3)

Construction at the 118- foot Waipunahina bridge in Hāmākua will involve rebuilding a guardrail that collapsed from the 2006 earthquakes. The bridge will be closed Monday through Friday between the hours of 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Repairs are scheduled to begin Monday (May 3)

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The most recent edition of the Crime Stoppers television program "Hawai'i Island's Most Wanted" highlights three people captured on a surveillance video, and a Puna man wanted for abuse.

The new episode begins airing Friday, April 30

Three suspects featured on “Hawaii Island’s Most Wanted” TV program

The most recent edition of the Crime Stoppers television program “Hawai’i Island’s Most Wanted” highlights three people captured on a surveillance video, and a Puna man wanted for abuse. The new episode begins airing Friday, April 30

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Big Island police have arrested 22-year-old Julian Richard Benevides of Hilo, who was was being sought.

Benevides turned himself in to police Monday (April 26).

He was charged with abuse of a family/household member and probation violation.

Police thank the public for their assistance.

Updated: Police find man in connection with probation and abuse charges

Big Island police have arrested 22-year-old Julian Richard Benevides of Hilo, who was was being sought. Benevides turned himself in to police Monday (April 26). He was charged with abuse of a family/household member and probation violation. Police thank the public for their assistance.

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The Ka'u Coffee Festival has even more to celebrate at its second annual event May 1 & 2, having captured a win in an international "Coffees of the Year" competition. In celebrating the prized coffees, the festival features a line-up of top Hawaiian musicians, the participation of Chef Alan Wong at the festival's recipe contest, and much more.

Ka‘u Coffee Festival showcases award winning coffees, food and music

The Ka’u Coffee Festival has even more to celebrate at its second annual event May 1 & 2, having captured a win in an international “Coffees of the Year” competition. In celebrating the prized coffees, the festival features a line-up of top Hawaiian musicians, the participation of Chef Alan Wong at the festival’s recipe contest, […]

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Kealakehe High School kicks off weekend slate of fun Thursday evening cultural celebration

May Day events, festivities across the island

Kealakehe High School kicks off weekend slate of fun Thursday evening cultural celebration

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Hawaiian takes delivery of first Airbus A330

Hawaiian takes delivery of first Airbus A330

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaiian Airlines has begun its long-range fleet renewal and expansion program by taking delivery of the first of up to 27 new, wide-body Airbus aircraft that will be integrated into its fleet over the next decade. Hawaiian took possession of the 294-seat Airbus A330-200 in a formal acceptance ceremony at the Airbus factory […]

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Sheraton Keauhou Spring Arts and Crafts Fair (May 1)

Sheraton Keauhou Spring Arts and Crafts Fair (May 1)

MEDIA RELEASE Sheraton Keauhou Spring Arts and Crafts Fair, which was postponed due to February’s tsunami warning and evacuation, is 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, May 1 in the resort’s convention center. Shopping just doesn’t come any better than at an invitational show of quality artwork and handicrafts by local artists and artisans. Dozens of the […]

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