Archive | February, 2012

Application deadline for UH Hilo Chancellor Scholarship (March 1)

Application deadline for UH Hilo Chancellor Scholarship (March 1)

MEDIA RELEASE The University of Hawaii at Hilo is accepting applications for its Chancellor Scholarship, a prestigious award created for graduates from Hawaii high schools that covers four years of tuition. The estimated value over four years is $22,000. High school applicants with a minimum GPA of 3.5 or 1,800 on the SAT or 27 […]

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Gabbard hires veteran campaign manager

Gabbard hires veteran campaign manager

MEDIA RELEASE Tulsi Gabbard’s campaign for the U.S. Congress in Hawaii’s 2nd District has hired Max Glass as campaign manager. “We are excited to have Max onboard,” Gabbard said. “We’ve been running our campaign strictly with volunteer help so far, but the outpouring of support we’re seeing across the district made it clear that we […]

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Parker Students jump rope for heart

Parker Students jump rope for heart

Special to Hawaii 24/7 Parker Lower School students participated in the American Heart Association’s Jump Rope for Heart fundraiser on Thursday, Feb. 23. The event raises money for the American Heart Association to help children with heart problems, and also teaches the young participants about how to keep their own hearts healthy through exercise and […]

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HPA offering new scholarship program

HPA offering new scholarship program

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii Preparatory Academy has announced a new scholarship program available to students entering grades 6, 7, or 9 in the 2012-2013 academic year. The Hoomau I Ka Pookela (Continuing With Excellence) Scholarship will be awarded to qualifying students with academic potential, as demonstrated by their Secondary School Admission Test (SSAT) results. The scholarship […]

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Better Place launches electric car charging network

Better Place launches electric car charging network

MEDIA RELEASE Better Place is activating the largest electric car charging network in Hawaii, offering drivers free charging via more than 130 charge points through the end of 2012. The network allows drivers to charge their electric cars at locations on Oahu, Maui, Kauai and the Big Island that include hotels, resorts, office buildings, shopping […]

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Marx calls on FDA to label genetically engineered foods

Marx calls on FDA to label genetically engineered foods

MEDIA RELEASE Democratic Congressional candidate Bob Marx calls for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to require labeling of genetically engineered foods. Responding to a Feb. 8 letter from U.S. Congress to the FDA, where Democratic leaders Barbara Boxer of California and Peter DeFazio of Oregon asked the FDA to consider a legal petition […]

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'I never knew that lava could make a shell around the trees and burn the inside'

Waimea County School students learning from science pros

‘I never knew that lava could make a shell around the trees and burn the inside’

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NOAA volunteers count humpback whales

NOAA volunteers count humpback whales

MEDIA RELEASE More than 800 volunteers recently gathered data from the shores of Hawaii, Oahu, and Kauai the 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 their habitat […]

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Akaka releases GAO report on duplication of support services overseas

Akaka releases GAO report on duplication of support services overseas

MEDIA RELEASE U.S. Sen. Daniel K. Akaka has released a Government Accountability Office (GAO) study titled “Embassy Management: State Department and Other Agencies Should Further Explore Opportunities to Save Administrative Costs Overseas.” “I requested this review to show how U.S. agencies operating abroad can effectively save resources by ending the duplication of administrative services,” Akaka […]

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All services along Volcano Road between Mountain View Elementary School (not including the school) and North Kūlani Road, Puna, Hawai’i

Water will be temporarily turned off in the above-mentioned area on Wednesday, February 29, 2012, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. to install a new waterline connection.

Water shut-off in Mountain View Wednesday (Feb 29)

All services along Volcano Road between Mountain View Elementary School (not including the school) and North Kūlani Road, Puna, Hawai’i Water will be temporarily turned off in the above-mentioned area on Wednesday, February 29, 2012, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. to install a new waterline connection.

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Enrollment at Kona Pacific Public Charter School

Enrollment at Kona Pacific Public Charter School

MEDIA RELEASE Kona Pacific Public Charter School is accepting applications for junior dindergarten through eighth grade for school year 2012 – 2013. Applications will be open for this enrollment period through March 31, 2012, with the lottery selection for available spaces April 9. Rolling admission after April 9. School officials invite families to visit the […]

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The University of Hawaii at Hilo finished 6th at the St. Edward's Invitational on the Grey Rock Golf Course in Austin, Texas.
 
The Lady Vulcans turned in a 328 for the final round to finish the two-round tournament at 653. Tarleton State won with tournament with a 606 followed by St. Edward's in second place at 638. Tied for third place at 650 were Lubbock Christian, Sonoma State and Newman.

UH-Hilo finishes 6th at St. Edward’s Invitational golf tournament

The University of Hawaii at Hilo finished 6th at the St. Edward’s Invitational on the Grey Rock Golf Course in Austin, Texas. The Lady Vulcans turned in a 328 for the final round to finish the two-round tournament at 653. Tarleton State won with tournament with a 606 followed by St. Edward’s in second place […]

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Statewide, national park visitors spent more than $252 million in communities near national parks, supported 3,420 jobs

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park = Visitors, money and jobs

Statewide, national park visitors spent more than $252 million in communities near national parks, supported 3,420 jobs

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Aisha Sueda-t

UH-Hilo’s Sueda is the PacWest softball player of the week

Senior infielder Aisha Sueda led the Vulcans to a 5-1 week that featured all six games at home against Cal State Stanislaus. Sueda hit .500 in six starts with a 9-for-18 performance at the plate. She recorded five runs, two doubles, a homer and nine RBI while posting a .778 slugging rate and a .526 […]

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