Archive | November, 2010

6.6M earthquake near Japan, no tsunami threat to Hawaii

6.6M earthquake near Japan, no tsunami threat to Hawaii

TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT NUMBER 2 NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI 606 PM HST MON NOV 29 2010 TO – CIVIL DEFENSE IN THE STATE OF HAWAII SUBJECT – TSUNAMI INFORMATION THIS STATEMENT IS FOR INFORMATION ONLY. NO ACTION REQUIRED. AN EARTHQUAKE HAS OCCURRED WITH THESE PRELIMINARY PARAMETERS NOTE REVISED MAGNITUDE ORIGIN TIME […]

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Diabetes presentation at Kona hospital (Nov. 29)

Diabetes presentation at Kona hospital (Nov. 29)

MEDIA RELEASE Kona Community Hospital is hosting a community presentation titled, “Diabetes: Prevention of the Disease and Its Complications.” It is scheduled for 5-7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 29 at Kona Community Hospital’s Conference Room 2. The program will begin at 5:30 p.m. An expert panel will cover topics such as diet and nutrition, physical activity, […]

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Administration urges Council to OK bond authorization

Administration urges Council to OK bond authorization

The following was submitted by Hunter Bishop, executive assistant to Mayor Billy Kenoi: Those who suggest we run for the bunker in tough economic times fail to see the opportunities that we have to make our island a better place to live. Lost in the anxiety many are feeling over the County budget is a […]

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Average retail gasoline prices in Hawaii have risen 4.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.52/g yesterday. This compares with the national average that has fallen 1.7 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.85/g, according to gasoline price website HawaiiGasPrices.com.

Average gas prices in Hawaii rise 4.4 cents in the past week

Average retail gasoline prices in Hawaii have risen 4.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.52/g yesterday. This compares with the national average that has fallen 1.7 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.85/g, according to gasoline price website HawaiiGasPrices.com.

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It's that time of the year again, and organizing the Pahoa Toys For Tots is well under way. This year it will take the form of a full-on Rock N Roll dance and pupu buffet at Akebono Theater on Saturday, Dec. 4 from 5:30 to 10:30 p.m.

Toys for Tots Rock n Roll fundraiser in Pahoa Saturday (Dec 4)

It’s that time of the year again, and organizing the Pahoa Toys For Tots is well under way. This year it will take the form of a full-on Rock N Roll dance and pupu buffet at Akebono Theater on Saturday, Dec. 4 from 5:30 to 10:30 p.m.

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Coffee farmers urge state funds to combat CBB

Coffee farmers urge state funds to combat CBB

The Kona Coffee Farmers Association has adopted the following resolution: RESOLUTION Requesting the Hawaii Legislature to Provide Emergency Funding to Mitigate Damage from Coffee Berry Borer (CBB) to Kona Coffee WHEREAS, the recent identification of CBB on farms in the Kona coffee growing region presents new economic, management and marketing challenges for Kona coffee farmers; […]

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Pahala youth shares his story to mark National Diabetes Awareness Month

Education key to helping families control, manage diabetes

Pahala youth shares his story to mark National Diabetes Awareness Month

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'Small steps' for Wang; surgery planned for Tuesday

‘Small steps’ for Wang; surgery planned for Tuesday

Karin Stanton | Hawaii 24/7 Editor More good news for Theresa Wang, the Waikoloa doctor injured in the Nov. 19 car crash that also injured former UH quarterback Colt Brennan and Kona woman Shakti Stream. Wang’s husband, David Chen, is with her at The Queen’s Medical Center in Honolulu and has been providing email updates. […]

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Lava razes Kalapana Gardens home

Lava razes Kalapana Gardens home

Karin Stanton | Hawaii 24/7 Editor A Kalapana Gardens home was set ablaze by lava Saturday afternoon and engulfed the structure in about an hour, officials reported. No injuries were reported. Lava from Kilauea destroyed another home in the subdivision in July. The homes were built on a 1990 lava flow. The lava flow had […]

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New women's record at triathlon's ultra-endurance, three-day world championships; another triathlete taking world title home to Australia

Ultraman 2010 crowns for LeRoux, Monforte

New women’s record at triathlon’s ultra-endurance, three-day world championships; another triathlete taking world title home to Australia

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Waimea workshops to train potential members of community-based 'Eyes and Ears Network'

Pulling together to protect Kohala (Nov. 30)

Waimea workshops to train potential members of community-based ‘Eyes and Ears Network’

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Bishop Holdings Corp. names Chock president

Bishop Holdings Corp. names Chock president

MEDIA RELEASE Bishop Holdings Corporation, a for-profit subsidiary of Kamehameha Schools, has announced the selection of Kyle J.K. Chock as president of both BHC and its wholly owned subsidiary Kamehameha Investment Corporation, which owns and manages 2,400 acres in the ahupuaa of Kahaluu and Keauhou. Chock will assume his new position in January of 2011. […]

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Christmas at Kona Village raises funds for culinary arts (Dec. 4)

Christmas at Kona Village raises funds for culinary arts (Dec. 4)

MEDIA RELEASE Christmas comes to Kona with the culinary gala of the holiday season: Christmas at Kona Village, Dining with the Chefs on Saturday, Dec. 4. Not only will attendees be wowed by tantalizing cuisine prepared by the isle’s top chefs, but also by a standout gingerbread display hand-crafted by local culinary students attending Hawaii […]

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Brenda Ho, Nona Wilson among top 50 nurses in the state recognized by UH Manoa’s School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene and Friends of UH Manoa Nursing

East Hawaii regional nursing leaders honored

Brenda Ho, Nona Wilson among top 50 nurses in the state recognized by UH Manoa’s School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene and Friends of UH Manoa Nursing

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