Archive | October, 2010

Fuzzy buddies, human companions walk to support animal shelters across the island

Pet Walks benefit Humane Society

Fuzzy buddies, human companions walk to support animal shelters across the island

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Kamehameha Ave. between Haili and Wainuenue Ave closed due to fire, vehicles being re-routed up Haili Street from Kamehameha Ave., road closure expected to continue to approx. the next hour (7 p.m.)

Fire near Cronie’s building in Hilo shuts down roadways

Kamehameha Ave. between Haili and Wainuenue Ave closed due to fire, vehicles being re-routed up Haili Street from Kamehameha Ave., road closure expected to continue to approx. the next hour (7 p.m.)

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The observance of Halloween, which dates back to Celtic rituals thousands of years ago, has long been associated with images of witches, ghosts and vampires. Over the years, Halloween customs and rituals have changed dramatically. Today, Halloween is celebrated many different ways, including wearing costumes, children trick or treating, carving pumpkins, and going to haunted houses and parties.

Halloween Factoids: Oct. 31, 2010

The observance of Halloween, which dates back to Celtic rituals thousands of years ago, has long been associated with images of witches, ghosts and vampires. Over the years, Halloween customs and rituals have changed dramatically. Today, Halloween is celebrated many different ways, including wearing costumes, children trick or treating, carving pumpkins, and going to haunted […]

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A 2-0 is the least desirable score in a soccer match as the University of Hawaii at Hilo showed why in their 3-2 loss to Hawaii Pacific University in a Pacific West Conference match on the UHH field.

HPU beats UH-Hilo in women’s soccer Saturday (Oct 30)

A 2-0 is the least desirable score in a soccer match as the University of Hawaii at Hilo showed why in their 3-2 loss to Hawaii Pacific University in a Pacific West Conference match on the UHH field.

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The University of Hawaii at Hilo took their final home match to overtime before turning the game over to Hawaii Pacific University in a 3-2 Pacific West Conference loss on the UHH field.

HPU hands UH-Hilo loss at home in men’s soccer

The University of Hawaii at Hilo took their final home match to overtime before turning the game over to Hawaii Pacific University in a 3-2 Pacific West Conference loss on the UHH field.

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Girls Volleyball: Four BIIF schools in top 8

Girls Volleyball: Four BIIF schools in top 8

Karin Stanton | Hawaii 24/7 Editor In a final night of action, Big Island girls volleyball teams scooped up fourth, fifth, sixth and eighth places in the state tournament. In Division I play, Waiakea was dropped by Kaiser, but still comes home with a fourth place finish. Kamehameha Schools Hawaii defeated Kahuku to take fifth […]

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Burglars strike HOVE home

Burglars strike HOVE home

MEDIA RELEASE Big Island police are investigating a burglary in Ka’u. Sometime between Oct. 21 and Oct. 26, several items were taken from a home in the Hawaiian Ocean View Estates subdivision, including electronics, tools and handcrafted koa items. The stolen items were valued at $4,000. Police ask that anyone with information about the burglary […]

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Kona Community Hospital pumpkin contest winners

Kona Community Hospital pumpkin contest winners

Special to Hawaii 24/7 Kona Community Hospital had its long-standing tradition of a pumpkin contest Friday, Oct. 29, with 16 departments participating. Here are the winners:

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Expect DUI checkpoints over Halloween weekend

Expect DUI checkpoints over Halloween weekend

MEDIA RELEASE Big Island police are informing motorists that police will be conducting DUI checkpoints throughout the island in anticipation of the upcoming Halloween weekend. The effort is part of a national and statewide campaign called “Drunk Driving: Over the Limit. Under Arrest.” Sgt. Kelly Kaaumoana-Matsumoto, head of the Traffic Services Section, said police are […]

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Lingle authorizes funds for extended learning opportunities

Lingle authorizes funds for extended learning opportunities

MEDIA RELEASE Gov. Linda Lingle has authorized the use of $5,208,793 in federal stimulus funds to support Extended Learning Opportunities for students at public schools that have not met Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP). Extended Learning Opportunities add instructional time to the scheduled school day and also add classes during Saturdays, semester breaks and summers. These […]

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KCFA calls for ban on green coffee imports

KCFA calls for ban on green coffee imports

MEDIA RELEASE The Kona Coffee Farmers Association has passed a Resolution calling for an immediate suspension of green coffee imports into the state. The decision was made by a Board vote Oct. 19, shortly after the discovery of Coffee Berry Borer in Kona’s coffee trees, and follows more than five years of requests to the […]

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Aiona, Finnegan tour island in bus

Aiona, Finnegan tour island in bus

MEDIA RELEASE Duke Aiona and Lynn Finnegan arrived Friday on the Big Island, where the candidates for Governor and Lt. Governor met and talked story with supporters and undecided voters across the island. The Duke and Lynn Express featured sign waving, rallies, talk stories and special guest appearances to drive home their plan to create […]

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La Ike Day celebration at Kahaluu

La Ike Day celebration at Kahaluu

MEDIA RELEASE Enjoy traditional Hawaiian games and celebrate the culture and science of Kahaluu during La Ike Day from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30, at the beach park’s main pavilion. Learn to play Hawaiian games including konane (similar to checkers), hei (string figures), and palaie (played with a loop and ball); discover […]

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Girls Volleyball: Waiakea to play for 3rd

Girls Volleyball: Waiakea to play for 3rd

Karin Stanton | Hawaii 24/7 Editor Waiakea will face Kaiser for 3rd place in Division I after a three-set loss to Kamehameha Schools Kapalama crushed championship hopes. Also in Division I, Kamehameha Schools Hawaii and Kahuku will battle for 5th place. In Division II, Hawaii Preparatory Academy takes on Roosevelt for 5th place honors and […]

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