Archive | October, 2011

The Annual Dennis Rose Intercollegiate Tournament is slated to begin on Monday, October 31 at the Waikoloa Resort Golf Complex.

The two-day tournament field includes men’s and women’s team from the Academy of Art University, California State University East Bay, Cal State Monterey Bay, Sonoma State University, Grand Canyon University, St. Martin’s University and host University of Hawaii at Hilo.

Dennis Rose Intercollegiate Golf Tournament starts Monday (Oct 31)

The Annual Dennis Rose Intercollegiate Tournament is slated to begin on Monday, October 31 at the Waikoloa Resort Golf Complex. The two-day tournament field includes men’s and women’s team from the Academy of Art University, California State University East Bay, Cal State Monterey Bay, Sonoma State University, Grand Canyon University, St. Martin’s University and host […]

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The Hawaii Island Humane Society Halloween Pet Walk paraded around Queen Liliuokalani Gardens in Hilo Saturday (Oct 29) and Kona on Sunday.

Costumed canines strut their stuff at the Halloween Pet Walk

The Hawaii Island Humane Society Halloween Pet Walk paraded around Queen Liliuokalani Gardens in Hilo Saturday (Oct 29) and Kona on Sunday.

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Video of the Panasonic Evolta robot feeling the wrath of the hills on the marathon route of the triathlon.

Day 6: Evolta Robot’s tough time uphill, but on schedule

Video of the Panasonic Evolta robot feeling the wrath of the hills on the marathon route of the triathlon.

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Day 6: Evolta Robot on the home stretch

Day 6: Evolta Robot on the home stretch

Karin Stanton | Hawaii 24/7 Editor With Sunday quickly approaching, so is the finish line for the Evolta Robot. As of 11 p.m. Friday, the robot was less than 18 miles from its goal of finishing the Ironman triathlon course in 168 hours. Because the robot is 1/10th human size, the challenge was designed to […]

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Fire/rescue crews responded to a 1:14 p.m. alarm Friday (Oct 28) to Pololu Valley Beach for a man who nearly drowned.

The 59 year-old man found himself in trouble while in the ocean due to his unfamiliarity with the beach and ocean currents at Pololu Valley beach. The man was pulled from the water by friends and bystanders.

Man airlifted from Pololu Valley beach after being pulled from ocean

Fire/rescue crews responded to a 1:14 p.m. alarm Friday (Oct 28) to Pololu Valley Beach for a man who nearly drowned. The 59 year-old man found himself in trouble while in the ocean due to his unfamiliarity with the beach and ocean currents at Pololu Valley beach. The man was pulled from the water by […]

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'Rocky Horror' at APAC, Pet Walks, parades, costume contests, paniolo ghost stories

Halloween weekend schedule of events

‘Rocky Horror’ at APAC, Pet Walks, parades, costume contests, paniolo ghost stories

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A former business owner and Marine Corps officer, Nancy found her calling in the classroom after serving as a substitute teacher.

She is now a highly-qualified science educator who holds a Masters Degree in Special Education and is seeking National Board Certification – a testament to Nancy’s belief that she must constantly advance herself professionally to help students maximize their learning.

Nancy Iaukea is the Big Island’s teacher of the year

A former business owner and Marine Corps officer, Nancy found her calling in the classroom after serving as a substitute teacher. She is now a highly-qualified science educator who holds a Masters Degree in Special Education and is seeking National Board Certification – a testament to Nancy’s belief that she must constantly advance herself professionally […]

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CDC offers ways to reduce the threat of strokes

CDC offers ways to reduce the threat of strokes

MEDIA RELEASE In the time needed to read out loud the headline on this story, someone has died from a stroke. Every 6 seconds, someone in the world dies from stroke. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in support of World Stroke Day, Oct. 29, 2011, asks Americans to take immediate action to reduce […]

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The 25th Combat Aviation Brigade (CAB) concluded the flight operations portion of High Altitude Mountainous Environmental Training (HAMET) on the Island of Hawaii, today (Oct 28).

Army concludes flight training on slopes of Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa

The 25th Combat Aviation Brigade (CAB) concluded the flight operations portion of High Altitude Mountainous Environmental Training (HAMET) on the Island of Hawaii, today (Oct 28).

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“Digital Mountain” debuts short films by local youth (Oct. 29)

“Digital Mountain” debuts short films by local youth (Oct. 29)

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii Volcanoes National Park hosts its third annual Digital Mountain youth film festival at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29. This year’s theme is “It’s My Trail,” and the public is encouraged to attend, and to vote for their favorite film in advance. Films are available for viewing and voting on YouTube at www.youtube.com/itsmytrail […]

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In early November 2007, CPSC received two reports of children who had ingested the product, become ill, fallen into comas, and required hospitalization. On November 5, 2007, CPSC staff notified Spin Master of an ingestion illness incident that it had received. Two days later, Spin Master and CPSC announced a voluntary recall of about 4.2 million units of Aqua Dots.

Spin Master agrees to $1.3M civil penalty for failing to report Aqua Dots and for selling a banned hazardous substance

In early November 2007, CPSC received two reports of children who had ingested the product, become ill, fallen into comas, and required hospitalization. On November 5, 2007, CPSC staff notified Spin Master of an ingestion illness incident that it had received. Two days later, Spin Master and CPSC announced a voluntary recall of about 4.2 […]

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The Aloha Exchange Club of East Hawaiʻi recognized Officer Michael Santos on Thursday (October 27) as "Officer of the Month" for October. 

Santos, a patrol officer in the South Hilo District, was honored for for his outstanding work in arresting a wanted convicted felon for two no-bail probation violation warrants and several felony offenses.

Santos is East Hawaii’s Office of the Month for October

The Aloha Exchange Club of East Hawaiʻi recognized Officer Michael Santos on Thursday (October 27) as “Officer of the Month” for October. Santos, a patrol officer in the South Hilo District, was honored for for his outstanding work in arresting a wanted convicted felon for two no-bail probation violation warrants and several felony offenses.

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Two middle school students have been charged with terroristic threatening in connection with a fake homemade bomb confiscated at Konawaena Middle School on Wednesday (October 26).

Police charge two middle school students in Kona bomb threat

Two middle school students have been charged with terroristic threatening in connection with a fake homemade bomb confiscated at Konawaena Middle School on Wednesday (October 26).

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HPA's Sims award-winning APEC essay

HPA’s Sims award-winning APEC essay

MEDIA RELEASE Zoe Sims, a junior at Hawaii Preparatory Academy, is one of the five grand prize winners of the APEC 2011 High School Essay Contest, sponsored by the APEC 2011 Hawaii Host Committee, in partnership with the Hawaii Department of Education and the Hawaii Association of Independent Schools. Students composed an essay answering the […]

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