Archive | June, 2010

During the week of June 21, 2010, through June 27, 2010, Big Island police arrested 19 motorists for drunk driving. One of the drivers was involved in a traffic crash.

So far this year, there have been 747 DUI arrests compared with 692 during the same period last year, an increase of 7.9 percent. There have been 656 major accidents so far this year compared with 807 during the same period last year, a decrease of 18.7 percent.

So far this year, there were 18 traffic fatalities on the Big Island compared with 11 during the same period last year, an increase of 63.6 percent.

DUI roadblocks and patrols will continue island wide.

DUI stats for the week of June 21-27

During the week of June 21, 2010, through June 27, 2010, Big Island police arrested 19 motorists for drunk driving. One of the drivers was involved in a traffic crash. So far this year, there have been 747 DUI arrests compared with 692 during the same period last year, an increase of 7.9 percent. There […]

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Complex to serve low-income families with children; replaces Kawaihae transitional housing complex

Kaloko Housing Project breaks ground

Complex to serve low-income families with children; replaces Kawaihae transitional housing complex

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The Department of Water Supply, County of Hawai’i, will be closing the outbound lane of Leilani Street at the intersection of Leilani Street and Railroad Avenue, for the purpose of changing a damaged fire hydrant.

This hydrant replacement will occur on Wednesday, June 30, 2010, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

One lane traffic on Leilani Street due to hydrant replacement Wednesday (June 30)

The Department of Water Supply, County of Hawai’i, will be closing the outbound lane of Leilani Street at the intersection of Leilani Street and Railroad Avenue, for the purpose of changing a damaged fire hydrant. This hydrant replacement will occur on Wednesday, June 30, 2010, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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Mayor Billy Kenoi spoke to the Hawaiian Paradise Park Owners Association Sunday afternoon about plans for a park and better transportation services in the Puna subdivision. HPP resident Peter Frost posted a video on YouTube.

Mayor speaks to residents at the HPP Community Center before the meeting.

"My job is to find out 'how can,' and find the funding to get it done," Mayor Kenoi said.

Mayor addresses Hawaiian Paradise Park Owners Association Sunday (June 27)

Mayor Billy Kenoi spoke to the Hawaiian Paradise Park Owners Association Sunday afternoon about plans for a park and better transportation services in the Puna subdivision. HPP resident Peter Frost posted a video on YouTube. Mayor speaks to residents at the HPP Community Center before the meeting. “My job is to find out ‘how can,’ […]

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Average retail gasoline prices in Hawaii have fallen 2.8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.42/g yesterday. This compares with the national average that has increased 0.7 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.74/g, according to gasoline price website HawaiiGasPrices.com.

Gas prices in Hawaii fall an average of 2.8 cents

Average retail gasoline prices in Hawaii have fallen 2.8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.42/g yesterday. This compares with the national average that has increased 0.7 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.74/g, according to gasoline price website HawaiiGasPrices.com.

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The County of Hawaii in collaboration with the State of Hawaii and private organizations are coordinating efforts for this year’s Fourth of July Celebration.  The “2010 Hilo Bay Blast” will feature activities for families throughout the day at the Hilo Bayfront areas.  Festivities will begin at 10 a.m. and will end with the traditional Lehua Jaycees Fireworks Exhibition.

‘Hilo Bay Blast’ to celebrate Independence Day

The County of Hawaii in collaboration with the State of Hawaii and private organizations are coordinating efforts for this year’s Fourth of July Celebration. The “2010 Hilo Bay Blast” will feature activities for families throughout the day at the Hilo Bayfront areas. Festivities will begin at 10 a.m. and will end with the traditional Lehua […]

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The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) will be holding public information meetings statewide regarding proposed amendments to the rules and regulations of the State Land Use Conservation District, under Hawai‘i Administrative Rules Chapter 13-5.

DLNR holds public information meetings on proposed conservation district rule amendments

The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) will be holding public information meetings statewide regarding proposed amendments to the rules and regulations of the State Land Use Conservation District, under Hawai‘i Administrative Rules Chapter 13-5.

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The Big Island takes center stage in an international underwater robot competition.

2010 MATE International ROV Competition

The Big Island takes center stage in an international underwater robot competition.

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New stop sign on Middle Keei Road

New stop sign on Middle Keei Road

MEDIA RELEASE New three-way stop at Middle Keei Road and Painted Church Road intersection The county’s Department of Public Works, Traffic Division has converted this intersection to a three-way stop to make the South Kona intersection safer because of the limited sight distance. Drivers are asked to exercise caution, when driving through this intersection. Motorists […]

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More than 1,100 runners complete Kona Marathon, family fun runs; Luis De La Torre pipped for third in half-marathon

Kona Marathon: Three-peat for Gillette; first win for his wife

More than 1,100 runners complete Kona Marathon, family fun runs; Luis De La Torre pipped for third in half-marathon

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Results and standings from the Moku O Hawaii Keaukaha Canoe Regatta Saturday (June 26) at Hilo Bay.

Canoe racing results from the Keaukaha Regatta at Hilo Bay

Results and standings from the Moku O Hawaii Keaukaha Canoe Regatta Saturday (June 26) at Hilo Bay.

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Working in consultation with the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Kellogg Company (NYSE:K) is implementing a voluntary recall of certain breakfast cereals due to an uncharacteristic off-flavor and smell coming from the liner in the package.

Only products with the letters "KN" following the Better If Used Before Date are included in the recall. Products with a "KM" designation are NOT included in the recall. In addition, no products in Canada are affected.

Kellogg’s recalls select Corn Pops, Honey Smacks, Froot Loops and Apple Jacks cereals

Working in consultation with the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Kellogg Company (NYSE:K) is implementing a voluntary recall of certain breakfast cereals due to an uncharacteristic off-flavor and smell coming from the liner in the package. Only products with the letters “KN” following the Better If Used Before Date are included in the […]

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Governor Linda Lingle visited the Big Island Tuesday (June 22) spending time at NELHA (Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority), Mauna Kea and Hamakua Springs.

Governor Lingle visits the Big Island

Governor Linda Lingle visited the Big Island Tuesday (June 22) spending time at NELHA (Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority), Mauna Kea and Hamakua Springs.

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Abled Hawaii Artists Big Island 3rd Annual Art Festival in Hilo silent auction preview.

Art Festival and Silent Auction preview in Hilo Saturday (June 26)

Abled Hawaii Artists Big Island 3rd Annual Art Festival in Hilo silent auction preview.

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