Archive | May, 2012

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Volcano Watch: Did you feel that earthquake? Probably not…

Residents of Hawai`i are no strangers to earthquakes. Those of us on the Big Island, especially, are used to feeling several earthquakes every year. But did you feel the magnitude-5.5 earthquake on Memorial Day?

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NHCH achieves American Heart Association's gold award

NHCH achieves American Heart Association’s gold award

MEDIA RELEASE North Hawaii Community Hospital (NHCH) has received the Get With The Guidelines – Heart Failure Gold Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association. The recognition signifies that NHCH has reached an aggressive goal of treating heart failure patients with 85 percent compliance for at least 24 months to core standard levels of […]

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Abercrombie statement on Legislature 2012

Abercrombie statement on Legislature 2012

MEDIA RELEASE Following the conclusion of the state Legislature, Gov. Neil Abercrombie released this statement and accompanying video: “Measures that were approved by the state Legislature are now under review, and there is much to be proud of. From the start of the 2012 session to the end, there was a commitment by the Legislature […]

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Honu 70.3 blasts off along Kohala Coast (June 2)

Ironman qualifier race will close roads; spectator shuttles scheduled all day

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Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for May 31, 2012

A lava lake within the Halemaum`u Overlook vent dropped and rose over 100 feet during the week. See a time-lapse movie of the lava lake rising and falling along with coastal plain and pali flows.

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Bennett to host post Honu swim-n-breakfast (June 3)

Bennett to host post Honu swim-n-breakfast (June 3)

MEDIA RELEASE The Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii is the host hotel for Ironman 70.3 Hawaii for the fourth consecutive year. New to the offerings this year, and exclusively for Ironman 70.3 Hawaii participants, is a post-race recovery swim in the pristine waters of Pauoa Bay fronting the resort, to be hosted by professional Olympic triathlete Greg […]

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Big Island police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the owner of a gold Hawaiian bracelet that is believed to be stolen. 

The bracelet displays the name Jessica and the year 1999.

Police searching for owner of Hawaiian gold bracelet believed to be stolen

Big Island police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the owner of a gold Hawaiian bracelet that is believed to be stolen. The bracelet displays the name Jessica and the year 1999.

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Kaiser donates $140,000 to support community initiatives

Kaiser donates $140,000 to support community initiatives

MEDIA RELEASE Kaiser Permanente Hawaii has announced $140,000 in grant funding to three local community organizations/initiatives: the “Hawaii 5-2-1-0” childhood obesity prevention initiative, Department of Native Hawaiian Health’s diabetes management program and YMCA’s “STRIVE” teen health program. Grants include: * Hawaii 5-2-1-0 Initiative – $65,000 This initiative will promote healthier lifestyles in schools utilizing “Community […]

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First isle ‘Cash Mob’ in Waimea (June 2)

MEDIA RELEASE Mama’s House Thrift Shop & 12-Step Bookstore in Waimea is gearing up for the Big Island’s first-ever “Cash Mob” 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday, June 2. The Cash Mob is at Mama’s House, in the industrial complex off Mamalahoa Highway, just past NAPA Auto and across from Kamuela Liquor Store. “A Cash Mob is […]

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Close season for moi fishing begins June 1

Close season for moi fishing begins June 1

MEDIA RELEASE The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) reminds the public that the moi fishing season is closed beginning Friday, June 1, 2012. State regulations make it unlawful for any person to take, possess, or sell any moi during June, July, and August. “Moi is one of Hawaii’s most significant fish species, from […]

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Free mentoring program for Waimea youth (June 1)

Free mentoring program for Waimea youth (June 1)

MEDIA RELEASE A free eight-session program for Waimea youth (ages 12 – 17) is being offered Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 5 – 28, 2012 at the Imiola Church hall in Waimea. Sessions are 10 a.m.-noon. Space is limited to 12 youth and registration deadline is June 1. Registration forms will be accepted on a first-come, […]

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Ilagan seeks to become youngest isle councilman

MEDIA RELEASE Greggor Ilagan has filed nomination papers for the Puna District 4 Council seat. If he is successful in securing the Puna seat, 25-year-old Ilagan said he would be the youngest candidate ever elected to Hawaii County Council. Ilagan said, “I am here to listen and to help develop a winning strategy for our […]

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Ironman Foundation auctioning race slots

Ironman Foundation auctioning race slots

MEDIA RELEASE For a 10th consecutive year, The Ironman Foundation is conducting its annual auction with eBay, to benefit a variety of charitable organizations worldwide. Since its inception in 2003, The Ironman Foundation has given more than $11 million in grants and donations to non-profit organizations around the world. The first auction raised $45,100. To […]

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Governor statement on Pro Bowl 2013

Governor statement on Pro Bowl 2013

MEDIA RELEASE The National Football League (NFL) has announced it will hold its 2013 Pro Bowl at Aloha Stadium for the 33rd time. The game will be played Jan. 27 and broadcast live on network television. Gov. Neil Abercrombie released the following statement: “This is wonderful news for football fans in Hawaii and elsewhere who […]

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