Archive | May, 2010

Affected Area: Along Lyman Avenue Between Pua Avenue And Andrews Avenue, Keaukaha, South Hilo, Hawaii

Water will be temporarily turned off in the above-mentioned area on Tuesday, June 1, 2010, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. to relocate a fire hydrant.  

Upon the resumption of water service, the waterlines will be flushed and cleaned, during which time you may notice turbid and/or discolored water.

Water shut-off in Keaukaha Tuesday (June 1)

Affected Area: Along Lyman Avenue Between Pua Avenue And Andrews Avenue, Keaukaha, South Hilo, Hawaii Water will be temporarily turned off in the above-mentioned area on Tuesday, June 1, 2010, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. to relocate a fire hydrant. Upon the resumption of water service, the waterlines will be flushed […]

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Tea expert to hold workshop on Big Island Friday (June 4)

UH Mānoa’s College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources (CTAHR) and the Hawaii Tea Society will host a tea workshop featuring world-renowned tea expert Jane Pettigrew from the United Kingdom, on Friday, June 4, from 3:00-5:00 p.m. The workshop will be held at the Mealani Research Station at 64-289 Mamalahoa Highway in Kamuela on the […]

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3-D: The Circle Dance

Only for those who can cross their eyes. 1. Maximize this browser window so it’s as big as your computer screen. 2. After you click on the link below stare at the photo, slowly cross your eyes until the gal in the red dress matches up. filming the circle dance Works best if you have […]

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“Today’s dramatic win by the University of Hawai‘i Wahine softball team was achieved through the type of determination and hard work that defines the spirit of Hawai‘i. The Wahine came into the regional as the 16th seed, and put their hearts and athleticism on the field to defeat the No. 1 seed – not once, but twice.

Governor Lingle congratulates UH softball team heading to College World Series

“Today’s dramatic win by the University of Hawai‘i Wahine softball team was achieved through the type of determination and hard work that defines the spirit of Hawai‘i. The Wahine came into the regional as the 16th seed, and put their hearts and athleticism on the field to defeat the No. 1 seed – not once, […]

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Survey: Public divided over offshore oil drilling

Survey: Public divided over offshore oil drilling

MEDIA RELEASE / Newswise Americans are divided over whether to increase offshore oil drilling, and a majority believes the risks outweigh the benefits, according to a new nationwide survey by Virginia Commonwealth University. When asked specifically about the risk and benefit tradeoffs of offshore drilling, a 51 percent majority says the environmental risks outweigh the […]

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The Hawai'i Police Department has initiated a murder investigation into the death of an adult female.

Responding to a 6:23 p.m. call Saturday (May 29th) of an affray on Kamehamehea Avenue, South Hilo patrol officers determined that a woman had been stabbed several times.

Husband held in stabbing death of wife in Hilo

The Hawai’i Police Department has initiated a murder investigation into the death of an adult female. Responding to a 6:23 p.m. call Saturday (May 29th) of an affray on Kamehamehea Avenue, South Hilo patrol officers determined that a woman had been stabbed several times.

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The Hawai'i Police Department's Area II Ice Task Force officers have charged five individuals who were arrested following the execution of a search warrant on a residence in the Francolin Subdivision in Waikoloa on Friday (May 28).

As a result of the search warrant, officers recovered approximately 15 grams of crystal methamphetamine or "ice" packaged in zipped packets, several glass smoking pipes, digital weighing scales, other related paraphernalia, residual amounts of cocaine, 484.2 grams of dried marijuana, 12 marijuana plants ranging in height from 6 inches to 3 feet, numerous pharmaceutical pills, a loaded .25 caliber handgun and ammunition.

Police arrest five in Waikoloa drug bust

The Hawai’i Police Department’s Area II Ice Task Force officers have charged five individuals who were arrested following the execution of a search warrant on a residence in the Francolin Subdivision in Waikoloa on Friday (May 28). As a result of the search warrant, officers recovered approximately 15 grams of crystal methamphetamine or “ice” packaged […]

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Hawaiian promotes Sardinha to VP maintenance and engineering

Hawaiian promotes Sardinha to VP maintenance and engineering

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaiian Airlines has announced the promotion of Lorrin Sardinha to the position of vice president of maintenance and engineering, effective June 1. Since November of last year, Sardinha had been serving as acting vice president of maintenance for Hawaiian and, prior to that, as senior director of maintenance since 2007. In his new […]

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Full race results from Tui Tonga regatta held in Kailua-Kona Saturday (May 29).

Results of the Tui Tonga outrigger canoe regatta

Full race results from Tui Tonga regatta held in Kailua-Kona Saturday (May 29).

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Lingle: Collaboration, sacrifice having positive economic results

Lingle: Collaboration, sacrifice having positive economic results

Gov. Linda Lingle has issued the following op-ed column: All of us in Hawaii have been deeply impacted by the global recession. We’ve had to make tough decisions and sacrifices – in government, in business and in our households – to deal with the impacts that began hitting our economy in mid-2008. In true Hawaii […]

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Graduation 2010: Parker School

Graduation 2010: Parker School

Photos special to Hawaii 24/7 by Cathey Tarleton Parker School’s 34th Commencement Ceremony was Friday, May 28 at the Kahilu Theatre in Waimea. Headmaster Carl Sturges, Assistant Head Shellie Note-Gressard and Senior Class advisors Laura Inaba and Ruth Sturges led the evening. Valedictorian Tadashi Kamitaki, Salutatorian Shelby Watson, and Student Council President Emma Martinchick addressed […]

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The entire Big Island community is invited to “Invest in our Youth: A Day of Golf & Celebration,” Saturday, June 5, 2010 at the Hamakua Country Club.  Hosted by the Hamakua Youth Foundation, the festivities benefit Hamakua Youth Center (HYC), North Hawaii’s only free, drop-in after school center for 7-12th grade kids. Now featuring a $15,000 hole-in-one contest!

Hamakua Youth Center golf fundraiser coming up

The entire Big Island community is invited to “Invest in our Youth: A Day of Golf & Celebration,” Saturday, June 5, 2010 at the Hamakua Country Club. Hosted by the Hamakua Youth Foundation, the festivities benefit Hamakua Youth Center (HYC), North Hawaii’s only free, drop-in after school center for 7-12th grade kids. Now featuring a […]

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The Hawai'i Island Police Activities League (HI-PAL) in collaboration with the County Department of Parks and Recreation will hold an agility and conditioning training program for youths who wish to enhance their performance in various athletic events.

The program will run from June 9 through June 29 at the Civil Auditorium in Hilo. Participants will be divided into two age categories: 9-12 and 13-18. Incoming high school freshmen with an interest in fall high school sports are encouraged to attend.

HI-PAL sports agility and conditioning training for youths

The Hawai’i Island Police Activities League (HI-PAL) in collaboration with the County Department of Parks and Recreation will hold an agility and conditioning training program for youths who wish to enhance their performance in various athletic events. The program will run from June 9 through June 29 at the Civil Auditorium in Hilo. Participants will […]

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Hawai‘i farmers and ranchers who have enrolled in a joint state and federal program to establish conservation easements that promote restoration of degraded agricultural lands and sustainable land management practices, are invited to submit requests for reimbursements to the Hawai‘i Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP) in the Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR). The reimbursements are intended to support the continued efforts of nonprofits and landowners interested in conservation easements throughout the state.

State reimburses farmers and ranchers for conservation easements to protect significant natural resources

Hawai‘i farmers and ranchers who have enrolled in a joint state and federal program to establish conservation easements that promote restoration of degraded agricultural lands and sustainable land management practices, are invited to submit requests for reimbursements to the Hawai‘i Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP) in the Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR). The […]

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