Archive | September, 2010

Old Puako Road clean up (Sept. 29)

Old Puako Road clean up (Sept. 29)

MEDIA RELEASE The Puako Community Association and Friends announce The Old Puako Road Cleanup at Pole 75. Meet: 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 29 at Pole 75 on Old Puako Road Edwin De Luz Trucking will donate two dump trucks & drivers who will take illegally dumped rubbish away from the Pole 75 dump site on […]

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Parents urged to install proper child safety seats

Parents urged to install proper child safety seats

MEDIA RELEASE U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood has unveiled new National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) research showing that while fewer children died in roadway crashes in 2009, many children are still not using an appropriate child restraint or booster seat. NHTSA’s 2009 child fatality data found that, last year, motor vehicle crashes were the […]

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Greenia resigns from Kona Community Hospital

Greenia resigns from Kona Community Hospital

MEDIA RELEASE The West Hawaii Regional Board of Directors of the Hawaii Health Systems Corporation (HHSC) announced Tuesday, Sept. 28 that the board has accepted the resignation of Earl Greenia, chief executive officer of Kona Community Hospital and Kohala Hospital. Greenis has accepted a health care executive position in California. His last day will be […]

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High surf advisory remains in effect until 6 am HST Wednesday...

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a high surf advisory...which is in effect until 6 am HST Wednesday.

A north northwest swell will bring rising surf to the north facing shores of the affected islands. Expect surf to reach heights of 14 to 18 feet overnight.

High surf advisory until Wednesday (Sept 29)

High surf advisory remains in effect until 6 am HST Wednesday… The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a high surf advisory…which is in effect until 6 am HST Wednesday. A north northwest swell will bring rising surf to the north facing shores of the affected islands. Expect surf to reach heights of 14 […]

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Aloha Market Big Island in Kona (Sept. 29)

Aloha Market Big Island in Kona (Sept. 29)

MEDIA RELEASE A new farmers market debuts Wednesday, Sept. 29. The Aloha Market Big Island will be held every Wednesday (except Oct. 6) at the King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel lawn, next to the beach, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Everything is grown or made on the Big Island. More than 15 farmers, artists […]

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Coral bleaching update for Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument


Coral bleaching update for Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument


MEDIA RELEASE 
Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument (PMNM) is one of the most pristine and best protected coral reef ecosystems in the world. While PMNM’s management is designed to best support the ecosystem’s resilience to climate change, these measures cannot completely prevent damage from climate change.  One of the effects of climate change is to increase the […]

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Akaka opposes federal hiring freeze proposal

Akaka opposes federal hiring freeze proposal

MEDIA RELEASE U.S. Sen. Daniel K. Akaka, chairman of the federal workforce subcommittee, has made a statement in the Congressional Record opposing a proposal to impose a federal hiring freeze. Akaka said the proposal “would end up costing the government more over the long-run, by increasing our reliance on contractors whose work would not be […]

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Honolulu-based USCG patrol boat returns home

Honolulu-based USCG patrol boat returns home

MEDIA RELEASE The Honolulu-based Coast Guard Cutter Galveston Island returned home lat week, after a 13-day law enforcement patrol in the Northwestern Hawaii Islands. The Galveston Island participated in the Multi-unit Law Enforcement Patrol with the Coast Guard Cutter Kukui and a HC-130 Hercules from Air Station Barbers Point. This is the first MULEPAT that […]

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Ironmanlife: Iron Blazeman ... The Song

Ironmanlife: Iron Blazeman … The Song

(Kevin Mackinnon learns about a new music project to raise money for the Blazeman Foundation) The headliners: Leanda Cave, Chrissie Wellington, Andy Potts, Matt Reid, Jasmine Oeinck (a short course racer from the U.S.), Bryan Rhodes, Scott Tinley, Mike Reilly (yes, that Mike Reilly, the voice of Ironman), Mike Doane (Potts’ coach). Could be a […]

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Two laws violate Housing and Urban Development procurement rules

Two laws violate Housing and Urban Development procurement rules

MEDIA RELEASE The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has notified the State that two laws that went into effect after the Legislature overrode Gov. Linda Lingle’s vetoes violate federal housing and development rules. HUD has instructed the State and counties to stop applying the two laws to procurement contracts that use HUD […]

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Hoffmann on agricultural self-sufficiency

Hoffmann on agricultural self-sufficiency

The following statement was issued by Waimea Councilman Pete Hoffmann: The primary elections are behind us, and while not everyone is free from the prospects of sign-waving, fund-raising and candidate forums, some of us are free to focus fully on other items that have direct impact on the taxpayers. In that context, I think it’s […]

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awai‘i Hilo sophomore goalkeeper Alex Parra (Westchester, CA/St. Monica Catholic) has been selected the Pacific West Conference Men’s Soccer Player of the Week.

The honor was announced by the PacWest Media Office in Phoenix, AZ, on Monday, Sept. 27, for games played Sept. 20-26.

UH-Hilo’s Parra selected PacWest Player of the Week

awai‘i Hilo sophomore goalkeeper Alex Parra (Westchester, CA/St. Monica Catholic) has been selected the Pacific West Conference Men’s Soccer Player of the Week. The honor was announced by the PacWest Media Office in Phoenix, AZ, on Monday, Sept. 27, for games played Sept. 20-26.

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Schedule of governor debates tentatively set

Schedule of governor debates tentatively set

MEDIA RELEASE Lt. Governor Duke Aiona has announced he has conditionally accepted eight debates and forums in the general election for Governor, and he is negotiating with other organizations to accept more. “Unfortunately, my opponent was unwilling to answer my challenge to debate in-depth the critical issues facing our working families and small businesses,” Aiona […]

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Neil Cabico is tied for fifth place after two rounds of the Western Washington/Viking Invitational on the Bellingham Golf and Country Club (WA).
 
The senior turned in a 3-under-par 69 in the morning's first round and was tied for third. In the afternoon round, Cabico turned in a 1-over-par 73 to finish the day at 2-under-par 142, seven strokes behind tournament leader Brian Barhonovich (63-71=135) of host Western Washington.

Cabico tied for 5th at WWU/Viking Invitational

Neil Cabico is tied for fifth place after two rounds of the Western Washington/Viking Invitational on the Bellingham Golf and Country Club (WA). The senior turned in a 3-under-par 69 in the morning’s first round and was tied for third. In the afternoon round, Cabico turned in a 1-over-par 73 to finish the day at […]

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