Archive | April, 2011

The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) reminds the public that the season for taking ula and ula papapa (spiny and slipper lobsters) and Kona crabs in state waters will be closed starting this Sunday, May 1.  The closed season extends through the end of August.

Lobster and Kona Crab season to close on Sunday (May 1)

The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) reminds the public that the season for taking ula and ula papapa (spiny and slipper lobsters) and Kona crabs in state waters will be closed starting this Sunday, May 1. The closed season extends through the end of August.

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Reeds Island Bridge remains closed for part of next week (Monday, May, 2 to Friday, May, 6 between the hours of 8:00 A.M. to 5:30 P.M.  Investigation continues on the soil and foundation to determine if it meets State and Federal Highway (FHWA) standards for design and construction.

Reeds Island Bridge in Hilo closed for part of May 2-6, 2011

Reeds Island Bridge remains closed for part of next week (Monday, May, 2 to Friday, May, 6 between the hours of 8:00 A.M. to 5:30 P.M. Investigation continues on the soil and foundation to determine if it meets State and Federal Highway (FHWA) standards for design and construction.

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The Hawai'i Police Department announces that the new Pāhoa police station will be open for business effective May 2. This station in lower Puna, which is larger and more modern than the Kea‘au police station, will serve the public temporarily as Puna's main district station.

Pahoa police station to open Monday (May 2)

The Hawai’i Police Department announces that the new Pāhoa police station will be open for business effective May 2. This station in lower Puna, which is larger and more modern than the Kea‘au police station, will serve the public temporarily as Puna’s main district station.

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PacWest Radio will provide a live worldwide Internet broadcast of the Hawai‘i Hilo at Hawai‘i Pacific softball doubleheader on Saturday, April 30, from Howard A. Okita Field in Kaneohe, HI.
 
The twinbill will begin at 12 p.m. HT (3 p.m. PDT/4 p.m. MDT) with PacWest Commissioner Bob Hogue and Director of Compliance Wayne Coito calling the games.

UH-Hilo vs. HPU softball to be broadcast live on Internet Saturday (April 30)

PacWest Radio will provide a live worldwide Internet broadcast of the Hawai‘i Hilo at Hawai‘i Pacific softball doubleheader on Saturday, April 30, from Howard A. Okita Field in Kaneohe, HI. The twinbill will begin at 12 p.m. HT (3 p.m. PDT/4 p.m. MDT) with PacWest Commissioner Bob Hogue and Director of Compliance Wayne Coito calling […]

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Molokai kupuna Poepoe discusses feeding family

Molokai kupuna Poepoe discusses feeding family

MEDIA RELEASE Kupuna Mac Poepoe will share some of his insights as a Molokai fisherman and conservationist in an upcoming Puana Ka Ike lecture in Kona and an Eia Hawaii presentation in Hilo. Poepoe will speak on “Feeding Family” from 5:30–7 p.m. Friday, April 29 at the Keauhou Beach Resort Ballroom in Kona and from […]

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ASB named best place to work in Hawaii

ASB named best place to work in Hawaii

MEDIA RELEASE For the second year in a row, American Savings Bank (ASB) has been named a “Best Place to Work in Hawaii” by Hawaii Business magazine. The bank was recognized in the “Large Companies” category for its employee friendly policies and programs including LifeBalance, ASB’s personal wellness program, which provides employees with free annual […]

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The Hawai'i Police Department is searching for a 17-year old girl reported as missing from Hilo since April 7. Destiny P. Alconcel is described as Filipino, 5-feet tall, about 125 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes.

Police ask that anyone with information on her whereabouts call the Police Department's non-emergency line at 935-3311.

Police searching for Hilo girl reported missing

The Hawai’i Police Department is searching for a 17-year old girl reported as missing from Hilo since April 7. Destiny P. Alconcel is described as Filipino, 5-feet tall, about 125 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. Police ask that anyone with information on her whereabouts call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311.

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WTC launches 2011 charitable eBay auction

WTC launches 2011 charitable eBay auction

MEDIA RELEASE For a ninth consecutive year, World Triathlon Corporation (WTC), owner of the Ironman brand, will conduct its annual Ironman auction with eBay, designed to benefit a variety of charitable organizations worldwide. Since its inception in 2003, The Ironman Foundation has given more than $7 million in grants and donations to non-profit organizations across […]

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Big Island police have charged a 20-year-old Pāhoa man with four crimes for an incident on a Hele-On bus.

On Monday (April 25) around 8 p.m., Puna patrol officers responded to a call aboard a Hele-On bus in the Hawaiian Beaches subdivision. Responding officers learned that an intoxicated man had caused a disturbance on the bus as it was on its route.

Pahoa man charged with four crimes on one bus ride

Big Island police have charged a 20-year-old Pāhoa man with four crimes for an incident on a Hele-On bus. On Monday (April 25) around 8 p.m., Puna patrol officers responded to a call aboard a Hele-On bus in the Hawaiian Beaches subdivision. Responding officers learned that an intoxicated man had caused a disturbance on the […]

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Students take 'Fiscal Capability Challenge'

Students take ‘Fiscal Capability Challenge’

MEDIA RELEASE As part of an ongoing effort to mark national Financial Literacy Month, the U.S. Department of Education and U.S. Department of the Treasury has recognized high-scoring students in the National Financial Capability Challenge for the 2010-11 school year. The Challenge, which includes a voluntary online exam for high school students, helps teach young […]

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HVCB at Springtime Expo in D.C. (April 28)

HVCB at Springtime Expo in D.C. (April 28)

MEDIA RELEASE A statewide sales team led by the Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau (HVCB) and Hawaii Convention Center (HCC) is seeking new meetings business this week in Washington, DC, at Springtime Expo, the industry’s largest one-day exhibition. Springtime Expo takes place Thursday, April 28, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center and will be […]

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Judiciary collects $19,489 for Japan relief

Judiciary collects $19,489 for Japan relief

MEDIA RELEASE On behalf of the employees of the Hawaii State Judiciary, the Judiciary’s statewide Japan Relief Fund coordinator Lori Okita has presented a $19,489 check for the Japan Earthquake and Pacific Tsunami Relief Fund to Coralie Matayoshi, chief executive officer of the American Red Cross, Hawaii Chapter. The Judiciary’s donation will be used by […]

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Abercrombie signs more bills into law

Abercrombie signs more bills into law

MEDIA RELEASE Gov. Neil Abercrombie has signed the following bills into law: * House Bill 112: Allows the Director of Commerce and Consumer Affairs to designate an access organization to oversee public, educational, and governmental channels on cable television. Promotes use of Olelo, Akaku, and Hoike community public communications. * House Bill 1540: Makes permanent […]

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Smart on Resolution 60-11

Smart on Resolution 60-11

Resolution 60-11 delays County Council action on Ka‘u-related General Plan amendments and rezoning applications Council member Brittany Smart answers some frequently asked questions about the resolution * What does Resolution 60-11 do? Resolution 60-11 proposes a County Council policy to delay Council action on all Ka‘u related General Plan amendments and rezoning applications until the […]

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