Archive | March, 2011

Annie Jr. at Aloha Theatre (April 1-3)

Annie Jr. at Aloha Theatre (April 1-3)

* 7 p.m. Friday, April 1 * 7 p.m. Saturday, April 2 * 2:30 p.m. Sunday, April 3 TICKETS: $10 Adults $5 Students/Children Open Seating (No Assigned Seats) Tickets Available at the door 1 hour prior to showtime, Innovations PCS, and online at www.apachawaii.org For more information, call Christyn at 327-6205 or email christyn_stroud@notes.k12.hi.u…

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fter 17 days of quiet on Kilauea's east rift zone, following the March 5–9 Kamoamoa eruption, lava returned to Pu`u `O`o on March 26. The onset occurred during the inflation phase of a deflation–inflation cycle (DI event), and erupting lava formed a small lava lake at the bottom of Pu`u `O`o crater.

Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for the week of March 31

fter 17 days of quiet on Kilauea’s east rift zone, following the March 5–9 Kamoamoa eruption, lava returned to Pu`u `O`o on March 26. The onset occurred during the inflation phase of a deflation–inflation cycle (DI event), and erupting lava formed a small lava lake at the bottom of Pu`u `O`o crater.

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In early March, a new phase of Kilauea’s east rift zone eruption occurred as lava erupted in the Kamoamoa area, between Napau Crater and Pu`u `O`o.  The eruption lasted for five days, ending at about 10:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 10.  After a pause of about 17 days, the east rift eruption resumed on March 26 when lava began to refill Pu`u `O`o.

Volcano Watch: Scientific collaborations aid study of Kamoamoa fissure eruption

In early March, a new phase of Kilauea’s east rift zone eruption occurred as lava erupted in the Kamoamoa area, between Napau Crater and Pu`u `O`o. The eruption lasted for five days, ending at about 10:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 10. After a pause of about 17 days, the east rift eruption resumed on March […]

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The National Weather Service has issued a high surf advisory for West Hawaii forcing the closure of two Kona beaches. The beaches at Laaloa Beach Park (aka. Magic Sands, White Sands) and Kahaluu Beach Park are closed but the rest of each beach park remains open.

Surf is forecast to be in the 6-8 foot range in Kona and the advisory is in effect until 6 p.m. Friday (April 1).

High surf forces the closure of two Kona beaches

The National Weather Service has issued a high surf advisory for West Hawaii forcing the closure of two Kona beaches. The beaches at Laaloa Beach Park (aka. Magic Sands, White Sands) and Kahaluu Beach Park are closed but the rest of each beach park remains open. Surf is forecast to be in the 6-8 foot […]

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The Hawai'i Police Department's Traffic Services Section and the Hawai'i Island Police Activities League (HI-PAL) are sponsoring "Click It or Ticket" 3-on-3 basketball tournaments at six different locations.

HI-PAL ‘Click It or Ticket’ 3-3 basketball tournament registration opens

The Hawai’i Police Department’s Traffic Services Section and the Hawai’i Island Police Activities League (HI-PAL) are sponsoring “Click It or Ticket” 3-on-3 basketball tournaments at six different locations.

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The University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo Master of Arts Program in Counseling Psychology has received a full 10-year accreditation from the Masters in Psychology Accreditation Council (MPAC), extending to March 1, 2021. MPAC accredits academic programs in psychology, which promote training in the scientific practice of professional psychology at the master’s level.

UH-Hilo receives accreditation for Masters program in Counseling Psychology

The University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo Master of Arts Program in Counseling Psychology has received a full 10-year accreditation from the Masters in Psychology Accreditation Council (MPAC), extending to March 1, 2021. MPAC accredits academic programs in psychology, which promote training in the scientific practice of professional psychology at the master’s level.

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The Hawaii Supreme Court is seeking applicants to fill six lawyer and non-lawyer positions on the Disciplinary Board of the Hawaii Supreme Court.

The Board’s duties include overseeing the Office of Disciplinary Counsel, which investigates allegations of attorney misconduct and incapacity, and recommending appropriate action to the Hawaii Supreme Court.

Applicants sought for Disciplinary Board of the Hawaii Supreme Court

The Hawaii Supreme Court is seeking applicants to fill six lawyer and non-lawyer positions on the Disciplinary Board of the Hawaii Supreme Court. The Board’s duties include overseeing the Office of Disciplinary Counsel, which investigates allegations of attorney misconduct and incapacity, and recommending appropriate action to the Hawaii Supreme Court.

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A Kona man has been charged with theft in connection with medications stolen from a hospital. On Tuesday (March 29) at noon, Kona patrol officers responded to Kona Community Hospital, where emergency room staff reported that a patient had stolen medications from a "crash cart" and then driven away from the hospital.

Kona man charged with drug theft from hospital ER

A Kona man has been charged with theft in connection with medications stolen from a hospital. On Tuesday (March 29) at noon, Kona patrol officers responded to Kona Community Hospital, where emergency room staff reported that a patient had stolen medications from a “crash cart” and then driven away from the hospital.

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The County of Hawai‘i’s HI5 Redemption Centers will resume normal business hours effective April 1, 2011, following the transfer of operations to a new vendor. Business Services Hawaii has been awarded the contract to operate the 10 Certified Redemption Centers located at county transfer stations. We thank you for your patience during the transition.

HI5 recycling hours to change Friday (April 1)

The County of Hawai‘i’s HI5 Redemption Centers will resume normal business hours effective April 1, 2011, following the transfer of operations to a new vendor. Business Services Hawaii has been awarded the contract to operate the 10 Certified Redemption Centers located at county transfer stations. We thank you for your patience during the transition.

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A Hilo man has been released from custody after prosecutors declined to file formal charges against him for carrying an Air soft pellet gun on a Hele-On bus.

On Wednesday at about 2:47 p.m., South Hilo patrol officers responded to a report of a man with a gun on a bus in transit from Hilo to Pāhoa. A 21-year-old woman observed a male passenger briefly remove what looked like a pistol from his waistband and then quickly returned it.

Hilo man released after being arrested for having airsoft gun on Hele-On bus

A Hilo man has been released from custody after prosecutors declined to file formal charges against him for carrying an Air soft pellet gun on a Hele-On bus. On Wednesday at about 2:47 p.m., South Hilo patrol officers responded to a report of a man with a gun on a bus in transit from Hilo […]

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UH Hilo’s TCBES graduate program receives $1M

UH Hilo’s TCBES graduate program receives $1M

MEDIA RELEASE The Tropical Conservation Biology and Environmental Science (TCBES) program at the University of Hawaii at Hilo has received the third year of funds for its National Science Foundation Centers of Research Excellence in Science and Technology (CREST) program. The funds amount to $1 million of which $730,000 are direct funds to support faculty […]

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Volunteers count whales in NOAA’s sanctuary

Volunteers count whales in NOAA’s sanctuary

MEDIA RELEASE More than 570 volunteers gathered data from the shores of Oahu, Kauai, and the Big Island for Saturday’s annual Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary Ocean Count. Participants tallied humpback whale sightings and documented the animals’ surface behavior during the survey. The sanctuary, which is managed by NOAA, protects humpback whales and […]

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Jensen discusses Hawaii Maoli arts (April 1 & 4)

Jensen discusses Hawaii Maoli arts (April 1 & 4)

MEDIA RELEASE Sculptor, historical illustrator, educator, and cultural exponent Rocky Kaiouliokahihikolu Ehu Jensen will discuss the concepts and philosophy which underlie Hawaii Maoli arts in an upcoming Puana Ka Ike lecture in Kona and an Eia Hawaii presentation in Hilo. Jensen will speak on “Unveiling Concepts & Philosophy behind Maoli Arts” from 5:30–7 p.m. Friday, […]

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Na Leo Pilimehana shares award-winning sound (April 1)

Na Leo Pilimehana shares award-winning sound (April 1)

MEDIA RELEASE Waikoloa Beach Resort and Queens’ MarketPlace announce a memorable one-night only performance by 22-time Na Hoku Hanohano Award winners Na Leo Pilimehana, Friday, April 1 under the stars at Waikoloa Bowl. “Voices blending together with warmth” is the story behind the name of the No. 1 female Hawaiian music group in the world. […]

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