Archive | October, 2010

Cross Country: HPA girls second; Honokaa boys fifth

Cross Country: HPA girls second; Honokaa boys fifth

Karin Stanton | Hawaii 24/7 Editor Hawaii Preparatory Academy girls cross country team ran into second place this week at the state meet on Oahu. The team included Zoe Sims, Kela Vargas, Kristiana Van Pernis, Emily Evans, Mariah Haight, Sam Neal and Hana Scully. In 12th place was Hilo, with runners Carmen Garson-Shumway, Shalila De […]

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Annual art exhibition at DMAC (Oct. 30)

Annual art exhibition at DMAC (Oct. 30)

MEDIA RELEASE The Donkey Mill Art Center annual Adult Student Art Exhibition runs through Oct. 30. This year’s theme is “Pupils’ Perspectives.” A closing reception is scheduled 5-8:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30. In the spirit of the season the Donkey Mill will be hosting a Dead of the Dead celebration to add to the evening […]

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Spooky fun for families, keiki of all ages around the Big Island

Halloween weekend events and activities

Spooky fun for families, keiki of all ages around the Big Island

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A new era began as the University of Hawaii at Hilo beat the Alumni 90-49 in the UHH gym

UH-Hilo opens women’s basketball season with win over alumni

A new era began as the University of Hawaii at Hilo beat the Alumni 90-49 in the UHH gym

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County, tourism and airline officials hope to resume service in the future

Big Island bids JAL flight a warm a hui hou

County, tourism and airline officials hope to resume service in the future

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A light earthquake occurred at 3:09:25 PM (HST) on Friday, October 29, 2010 .
The magnitude 4.1 event occurred 8 km (5 miles) ENE of Kukuihaele.
The hypocentral depth is 35 km (22 miles).

4.1M earthquake shakes-up Honokaa Friday afternoon (Oct 29)

A light earthquake occurred at 3:09:25 PM (HST) on Friday, October 29, 2010 . The magnitude 4.1 event occurred 8 km (5 miles) ENE of Kukuihaele. The hypocentral depth is 35 km (22 miles).

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Big Island Police are renewing their request to the public for assistance in locating a man wanted on several outstanding bench warrants related to a burglary, stolen vehicles and drug offenses.

Police looking for man wanted on bench warrants

Big Island Police are renewing their request to the public for assistance in locating a man wanted on several outstanding bench warrants related to a burglary, stolen vehicles and drug offenses.

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Big Island lane closures for October 30-November 5

Big Island lane closures for October 30-November 5

MEDIA RELEASE PLEASE NOTE: Lane closure schedules may change at any time without further notice. All projects are weather permitting. — AKONI PULE HIGHWAY (ROUTE 270) — 1) NORTH KOHALA Alternating single lane closures on Akoni Pule Highway (Route 270), in both directions in the vicinity of Halaula, near Milepost Marker 24.1, between Old Kohala […]

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"As a precaution, DHS has taken a number of steps to enhance security. Some of these security measures will be visible while others will not. The public may recognize specific enhancements including heightened cargo screening and additional security at airports. Passengers should continue to expect an unpredictable mix of security layers that include explosives trace detection, advanced imaging technology, canine teams and pat downs, among others. As always, we remind the public to remain vigilant and report suspicious activity to local law enforcement."

Dept of Homeland Security on increased security precautions

“As a precaution, DHS has taken a number of steps to enhance security. Some of these security measures will be visible while others will not. The public may recognize specific enhancements including heightened cargo screening and additional security at airports. Passengers should continue to expect an unpredictable mix of security layers that include explosives trace […]

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Hawaii Electric Light Company (HELCO) has provided a $7,500 grant to the American Heart Association to support its 14th Annual Hilo Start! Heart Walk and Health Fair.



“HELCO is very proud to support such an important event,” said HELCO President Jay Ignacio. “It brings our community together to raise funds to fight heart disease and stroke and inspires us to live a healthy lifestyle.”

American Heart Association awarded grant from Hawaii Electric Light Company

Hawaii Electric Light Company (HELCO) has provided a $7,500 grant to the American Heart Association to support its 14th Annual Hilo Start! Heart Walk and Health Fair. “HELCO is very proud to support such an important event,” said HELCO President Jay Ignacio. “It brings our community together to raise funds to fight heart disease and […]

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“Tropic Lime,” an anthurium developed by a team of researchers at the UH Mānoa’s College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources (CTAHR), has won a Red Ribbon in the Society of American Florists’ (SAF) 2010 Outstanding Varieties Competition.

Anthurium wins accolades in national competition

“Tropic Lime,” an anthurium developed by a team of researchers at the UH Mānoa’s College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources (CTAHR), has won a Red Ribbon in the Society of American Florists’ (SAF) 2010 Outstanding Varieties Competition.

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Ishikawa honored as 'Officer of the Month'

Ishikawa honored as ‘Officer of the Month’

MEDIA RELEASE The Aloha Exchange Club of East Hawaii recognized Officer Lloyd Ishikawa on Thursday (Oct. 28) as “Officer of the Month” for October. Ishikawa, a patrol officer with the Puna District, was honored for what Sgt. Juergen Canda called “his dedication to duty and initiative” that led him to make five bench warrant arrests, […]

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Hawaiian Telcom emerges from Chapter 11 reorganization

Hawaiian Telcom emerges from Chapter 11 reorganization

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaiian Telcom Communications, Inc. (together with its affiliates, the “Company”) announced that effective Thursday, Oct. 28 the Company has successfully completed its reorganization and has emerged from its Chapter 11 proceedings, pursuant to the plan of reorganization (the “Plan”) approved by the bankruptcy court. As expected, the new ownership and capital structure of […]

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Kilauea activity update for week of Oct. 21

Kilauea activity update for week of Oct. 21

(Activity updates are written by scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey’s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory.) Lava continues to enter the lava tube system and is carried downslope to the Puhi-o-Kalaikini lava delta, near Kalapana, where it enters the ocean and creates a large steam plume. Small and brief lava breakouts from the tube have recently been […]

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