Archive | June, 2012

Zonta Club of Hilo awards two scholarships

Zonta Club of Hilo awards two scholarships

MEDIA RELEASE Megan Cabison, a senior at Hilo High School was named the recipient of the 2012 Zonta International Zonta Club of Hilo Young Women in Public Affairs Award. The goal of the Zonta International Young Women in Public Affairs (YWPA) Program is to encourage more young women to participate in public affairs by recognizing […]

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The most recent edition of the Crime Stoppers television program “Hawaiʻi Island’s Most Wanted” highlights a Kona man wanted for a stabbing, a Pāhoa man wanted for auto theft, and a 40-year-old man wanted on an outstanding warrant.

The new episode begins airing Friday (June 29).

Crime Stoppers highlights three wanted men Friday (June 29)

The most recent edition of the Crime Stoppers television program “Hawaiʻi Island’s Most Wanted” highlights a Kona man wanted for a stabbing, a Pāhoa man wanted for auto theft, and a 40-year-old man wanted on an outstanding warrant. The new episode begins airing Friday (June 29).

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Barbe named director of operations for dck pacific

MEDIA RELEASE Honolulu-based dck pacific construction, LLC has announced Chris C. Barbe will become the new Director of Operations, effective July 1. Barbe will be responsible for overseeing project operations in Hawaii. As Director of Project Support, Barbe provided estimating and operations assistance for federal and commercial projects including the GTA at Schofield Barracks, MCAS […]

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Big Isle joins rally for increased recycling

MEDIA RELEASE Americans recycle only one-and-a-half pounds of the more than four pounds of waste they generate daily, adding unnecessary waste to our nation’s landfills. In an effort to help slow this trend and further inspire waste reduction efforts, SC Johnson has partnered with Recyclebank, the award-winning recycling incentives program, to launch the SC Johnson […]

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Ironworkers, Laborers, Sierra Club endorse Kahele

MEDIA RELEASE Sen. Gil Kahele has received endorsements from the Ironworkers, Laborers Local 368 and the Sierra Club Hawaii Chapter. These three endorsements continue to carry momentum into Kahele’s campaign and show continuing support from Hawaiiʻs working class, as well as the most widely recognized environmental organization in the country. The Ironworkers of Hawaii (Stabilization […]

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Hawaii Tribune-Herald to be printed at West Hawaii Today starting in August, layoffs to come

The Hawaii Tribune-Herald announced on Wednesday (June 27) that, starting in August, the Hilo newspaper will be printed by West Hawaii Today, a sister paper in Kailua-Kona, which will cause several layoffs.

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Kona artist featured in California ceramics show

MEDIA RELEASE Kona ceramics artist Amber Aguirre will be featured at the John Natsoulas Gallery during the month of July in an invitational exhibition highlighting the legendary rabbit in art. The most diversely represented animals in world culture and folklore, rabbits may be found variously depicted as tricksters, fertility symbols, luck-bringers, cowards, or cuddly pets. […]

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Zimmerman pleads guilty to hotel murder

MEDIA RELEASE County Prosecuting Attorney Charlene Iboshi has announced Philip Howard Zimmerman entered guilty pleas to the charges of murder in the second degree, kidnapping and criminal property damage in the second degree before Third Circuit Judge Ronald Ibarra. Zimmerman was arrested and charged for those offenses after killing his girlfriend Susan Brockert on May […]

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An F/A-18F Super Hornet assigned to the "Bounty Hunters" of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 2 breaks to enter the landing pattern over the flight deck of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72). U.S. Navy photo by MC2 James R. Evans

Military aircraft are training over PTA until July 1 for RIMPAC exercises

Big Island residents will hear increased aircraft noise over Pōhakuloa Training Area due to the beginning of the Navy’s biennial Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise, the world’s largest international maritime exercise.

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A convoy of vehicles from 209th Aviation Support Battalion, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade is driven over Saddle Road. Photo by Sgt. Bryanna Poulin 25th CAB Public Affairs

Military convoys to travel between Kawaihae and PTA Thursday (June 28)

Oahu-based military units will convoy from Kawaihae Harbor to Pōhakuloa Training Area on June 28 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. The convoys will travel via Kawaihae Road, Queen Kaahumanu Highway, Waikoloa Road, Mamalahoa Highway and Saddle Road.

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A hula performance at Puuhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park on June 25, 2011. Hawaii 24/7 File Photo

Cultural Festival at Puuhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park this weekend

The Annual Cultural Festival at Pu`uhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park will be held on the weekend of June 30 and July 1 to celebrate the 51st anniversary of the establishment of the park. The park entrance fee is waived.

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Wind advisory cancelled, small craft advisories still in effect

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has cancelled the wind advisory for Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea. Winds have decreased to 10-15 mph. East facing shores will see short periods of surf generated by the strong trade winds. A South swell is expected early next week.

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The larger makai fire is 60 percent contained with Hawaii County firefighters and Hawaii Volcanoes National Park firefighters maintaining firebreaks and extinguishing hotspots. Firefighters are concentrating on the Northern and Southern flanks of the fire scene.

County and National Park firefighters continue to work on Pahala brushfires

The larger makai fire is 60 percent contained with Hawaii County firefighters and Hawaii Volcanoes National Park firefighters maintaining firebreaks and extinguishing hotspots. Firefighters are concentrating on the Northern and Southern flanks of the fire scene.

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Governor signs into law collection of nursing facility fees for special fund

In support of increasing the sustainability of Hawai’i’s long-term care system, Governor Neil Abercrombie today signed into law Senate Bill 2466. The measure establishes a nursing facility sustainability fee. Fees collected will go towards a Nursing Facility Sustainability Program special fund. These funds will result in matching federal dollars.

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