Archive | May, 2011

If you've lived in Hilo you can look at the photo and imagine the sounds, smells and feeling of a typical Hilo day.

Wish you were here? Hilo, Hawaii

If you’ve lived in Hilo you can look at the photo and imagine the sounds, smells and feeling of a typical Hilo day.

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Four new kitty 'hale' to be installed by advocates in areas frequented by feral cats

Cat shelters a purr-fect Rotarians at Work project

Four new kitty ‘hale’ to be installed by advocates in areas frequented by feral cats

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Sometime between 5:15 p.m. and 5:20 p.m., an unknown male tried to remove a handbag from a 56-year old female in the upper parking lot area at Hapuna Beach State Park. 

The suspect is described as 5-foot-10 to 5-foot-11, slim with brown hair parted in the middle and wearing a white t-shirt and shorts.

Man tries to rob woman at Hapuna Beach Sunday (May 29)

Sometime between 5:15 p.m. and 5:20 p.m., an unknown male tried to remove a handbag from a 56-year old female in the upper parking lot area at Hapuna Beach State Park. The suspect is described as 5-foot-10 to 5-foot-11, slim with brown hair parted in the middle and wearing a white t-shirt and shorts.

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Disabled Adventures earns non-profit status

Disabled Adventures earns non-profit status

MEDIA RELEASE Disabled Adventures Hawaii has been awarded nonprofit status by the Internal Revenue Service. A new Board of Directors made up of community leaders from law, education, finance and business has been installed: Allan Robbins, Enock Friere, Greg Smitman, Lee Burke and Jonathan Cook. Director Jean Hartley envisions Kona as a preferred resort destination […]

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In celebration of the 2011 HSPLS Summer Reading Programs, John Keawe, an award-winning songwriter and slack-key guitarist, will present "A Tribute to Slack Key" at four selected public libraries on the island of Hawaii and Oahu from June 1 - 25. Admission is free.

John Keawe to perform slack-key guitar at libraries in June

In celebration of the 2011 HSPLS Summer Reading Programs, John Keawe, an award-winning songwriter and slack-key guitarist, will present “A Tribute to Slack Key” at four selected public libraries on the island of Hawaii and Oahu from June 1 – 25. Admission is free.

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UH Hilo School of Nursing to offer doctoral degree

UH Hilo School of Nursing to offer doctoral degree

MEDIA RELEASE The University of Hawaii Board of Regents approved at its May meeting a Doctorate of Nursing Practice program at the University of Hawaii at Hilo School of Nursing. The new program will begin August 2012 for post baccalaureate students and will be open to post masters-level students in 2013. “The UH Hilo School […]

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MAMo arts & crafts at Keauhou Hotel Resort (May 28)

MAMo arts & crafts at Keauhou Hotel Resort (May 28)

Photos special to Hawaii 24/7 by John Wicart MAMo: Maoli Arts Month is a broad community-based effort to celebrate the depth, breadth, and diversity of the Native Hawaiian arts community. MAMo promotes economic opportunities for Native Hawaiian artists and cultural practitioners by increasing their presence in museums and galleries. One of its aims is to […]

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Big night for Big Island artist

Big night for Big Island artist

Karin Stanton | Hawaii 24/7 Editor Hilo solo artist Mark Yamanaka made a grand entrance into the Hawaiian music world Sunday evening when he scooped up four Na Hoku Hanohano Awards in Honolulu. Yamanaka won Album of the Year, Male Vocalist of the Year, Most Promising Artist and Song of the Year. His name goes […]

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The Memorial Day weekend kicked-off with the Hawaii Airshow Invitational Friday through Sunday at Kona International Airport.

Hawaii Airshow Invitational at Kona International Airport

The Memorial Day weekend kicked-off with the Hawaii Airshow Invitational Friday through Sunday at Kona International Airport.

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Photos of the Big Island Auto Club Memorial Day Drags Saturday (May 28) by Rick Ogata | Special to Hawaii 24/7. Races continue Sunday (May 29).

Big Island Auto Club – Memorial Day Drags in Hilo

Photos of the Big Island Auto Club Memorial Day Drags Saturday (May 28) by Rick Ogata | Special to Hawaii 24/7. Races continue Sunday (May 29).

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Big Island lane closures for the week of May 30 to June 3

Big Island lane closures for the week of May 30 to June 3

MEDIA RELEASE PLEASE NOTE: Lane closure schedules may change at any time without further notice. All projects are weather permitting. — HAWAII BELT ROAD (ROUTE 19) — 1) VICINITY OF LAUPAHOEHOE GULCH Alternating single lane closures on Hawaii Belt Road (Route 19) in both directions from Laupahoehoe Point Road to Laupahoehoe Gulch, also known as […]

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Moku o Hawaii Canoe results and club standing.

Results of the Moku o Hawaii Tui Tonga regatta in Kailua-Kona

Moku o Hawaii Canoe results and club standing.

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Parker School Class of 2011

Parker School Class of 2011

Valedictorians and Salutatorians 8th Grade Valedictorian – Maia Tarnas 8th Grade Salutatorian – Kosuke Kume 12th Grade Valedictorian – Kimo Hon 12th Grade Salutatorian – Mary Kamitaki Book Award Recipients Brown University – Shotaro Kume Wellesley – Marit Winborne Mt. Holyoke – Anna Moritz Yale – Jesse Tarnas Scholarship Award Recipients Mie Kim Najita Award […]

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College of Pharmacy granted extension of CME accreditation

College of Pharmacy granted extension of CME accreditation

MEDIA RELEASE Physicians will continue to earn continuing medical education (CME) credits through the University of Hawaii at Hilo College of Pharmacy after a vote by the Hawaii Medical Association to extend CME accreditation for a full four years. Hawaii Medical Association is recognized by the national Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education as the […]

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