Archive | February, 2012

Solomon, Roehrig to speak at luncheon (March 3)

Solomon, Roehrig to speak at luncheon (March 3)

MEDIA RELEASE To celebrate passage of several significant public policy initiatives to help rebuild Hawaii’s economy by the 2011 Hawaii State Legislature, and a successful Supreme Court challenge of the State Reapportionment Commission to secure a fourth State Senate seat for Hawaii Island, the Friends of Malama Solomon are holding a luncheon at 11 a.m. […]

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Raiatea, Lim Family in concert at Waikoloa Bowl (March 3)

Raiatea, Lim Family in concert at Waikoloa Bowl (March 3)

MEDIA RELEASE Waikoloa Beach Resort announces the first event in its 2012 Concert Series: the Big Island’s own Lim Family, and legendary Hawaiian songstress Raiatea Helm in concert, Saturday, March 3 in the Waikoloa Bowl at Queens’ Gardens. One of West Hawaii’s best open-air concert venues, the stage at Waikoloa Bowl puts great Hawaiian musical […]

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New influenza virus discovered in Guatemalan fruit bats

New influenza virus discovered in Guatemalan fruit bats

MEDIA RELEASE A new influenza A virus discovered in fruit bats in Guatemala does not appear to present a current threat to humans, but should be studied as a potential source for human influenza, according to scientists from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention who worked with University of the Valley of Guatemala. The […]

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Dennis White's Jeep

Police searching for jeep belonging to man found dead in Kapoho

Big Island police are renewing their request for information about the location of a car belonging to a man found dead in lower Puna on January 17. The body of 62-year-old Dennis Eugene White of Kapoho was found partially submerged near the shoreline in the vicinity of Isaac Hale Beach Park in Pohoiki. An autopsy […]

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'FireWise' presentation at Waimea town meeting (March 1)

‘FireWise’ presentation at Waimea town meeting (March 1)

MEDIA RELEASE The recent 80-acre fire that caused evacuations in Waikoloa has prompted Waimea Community Association to schedule a FireWise program presentation at its 5:15 p.m., Thursday, March 1 town meeting in Waimea School Cafeteria.  FireWise teaches communities how to adapt to living with wildfire and encourage neighbors to work together to prevent losses. […]

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Four Seasons Resort presents 'Made in America 2' (March 1-5)

Four Seasons Resort presents ‘Made in America 2’ (March 1-5)

MEDIA RELEASE Four Seasons Resort Hualalai at Historic Kaupulehu hosts Made in America 2, a celebration of high-profile dinners, cooking classes and experiences. The series of culinary events, March 1-5 at the resort, highlights some of today’s top chefs and noted food author Lucy Lean’s book Made in America; Our Best Chefs Reinvent Comfort Food, […]

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Kiaania running for U.S. House seat

Kiaania running for U.S. House seat

MEDIA RELEASE Esther Puakela Kiaaina has announced she is running to represent Hawaii’s 2nd Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives. “Now, more than ever, we face uncertain challenges that require strong, proven leaders. We need someone who will keep Hawaii relevant in federal budgetary and policy priorities, but never fails to embrace and […]

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Ka Makani Players present 'Teach Me How to Cry' (March 1-3)

Ka Makani Players present ‘Teach Me How to Cry’ (March 1-3)

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii Preparatory Academy’s Ka Makani Players present Patricia Joudry’s Teach Me How to Cry at 7 p.m. March 1-3 at the school’s Gates Performing Arts Center. Tickets, which only are available at the door, are $10 for adults and $5 for students. HPA theatre instructor Marina Tichotsky directs. Jared Terpak is technical director […]

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Credit Card User-t

Police release photo of man using stolen credit card in Kona

Big Island police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man suspected of using a stolen credit card. A 33-year-old man reported that his wallet containing his credit cards was stolen from the Hilo area sometime between 9 p.m. September 23 and the early morning hours of September 24.

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Judicial Selection Commission now accepting applications

Judicial Selection Commission now accepting applications

MEDIA RELEASE U.S. Sens. Daniel K. Inouye and Daniel K. Akaka have initiated the nine-member Hawaii Federal Judicial Selection Commission, established in July 2006, to make recommendations of qualified applicants for the U.S. District Court seat being vacated by Judge David Ezra at the end of June. “Judge Ezra has done a fine job on […]

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PBS Hawaii's Hiko No gains national recognition

PBS Hawaii’s Hiko No gains national recognition

MEDIA RELEASE PBS Hawaii has received the 2012 EDGE Award for Hiki No, the Nation’s First Statewide Student News Network. The award was presented by the Association of Public Television Stations (APTS) at its annual Public Media Summit in Washington, D.C. The EDGE Award recognizes a public television station that uses digital technology, groundbreaking partnerships […]

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Sage Million

Puna man wanted on warrant and for questioning in sexual assault of a minor

Big Island police are requesting the public’s help in locating a 58-year-old Puna man wanted for an outstanding bench warrant and for questioning in connection with a recently reported sexual assault of a minor. Detectives are seeking Sage Million, last known to have been living in the Ainaloa subdivision in Puna. He is described as […]

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The Hawai‘i State Department of Labor and Industrial Relations (DLIR), in partnership with the state Departments of Agriculture and Public Safety, University of Hawai‘i Career and Technical Education Center, County of Hawai‘i, University of Hawai‘i Community Colleges, University of Hawai‘i at Hilo, and Hawai‘i Farm Bureau Federation, has announced that the West Hawai‘i Sustainable Agriculture Skill Panels Forum will convene on Tuesday, March 6, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at King Kamehameha Kona Beach Hotel in Kona.

State forum on sustainable agriculture to be held in Kona Tuesday (March 6)

The Hawai‘i State Department of Labor and Industrial Relations (DLIR), in partnership with the state Departments of Agriculture and Public Safety, University of Hawai‘i Career and Technical Education Center, County of Hawai‘i, University of Hawai‘i Community Colleges, University of Hawai‘i at Hilo, and Hawai‘i Farm Bureau Federation, has announced that the West Hawai‘i Sustainable Agriculture […]

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The National Weather Service in Honolulu has extended the high surf advisory for East facing shores of the Big Island until 6 a.m. Thursday (March 1).

Surf is forecast to be rough, choppy and six to eight feet in height. Winds from the East are causing the high surf conditions.

High surf advisory remains in effect for East facing shores

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has extended the high surf advisory for East facing shores of the Big Island until 6 a.m. Thursday (March 1). Surf is forecast to be rough, choppy and six to eight feet in height. Winds from the East are causing the high surf conditions.

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