Archive | July, 2012

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Results from Hilo EMS 5K run

Complete Results from Hilo EMS 5K run July 29, 2012 Plc Name Division Residence Time Pace 1 Christopher Mosch #834 16 – 19 Honokaa, HI :17:30 05:38 2. Hiromasa Veno #1348 16 – 19 :17:51 05:45 3 Nick Muragin #836 40 – 49 Ninole, HI :18:11 05:51 4 Lyman Perry #882 40 – 49 Volcano, […]

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2013 Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai tickets on sale

2013 Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai tickets on sale

MEDIA RELEASE Tournament officials have announced tickets for 2013 Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai are now on sale to the general public. Featuring a prestigious line-up of some of the world’s most accomplished players, the Champions Tour’s season-opening event is set to return Jan. 16-20 to the Jack Nicklaus-designed Hualalai Golf Course at the Four […]

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Escaped inmate still being sought by police

Dallas Runyon[/caption] Big Island police are renewing their request for the public’s help in locating an inmate wanted for escape. At 10:58 on July 21, police responded to Hale Nani off Route 11 in Hilo after receiving a report that Dallas Wesley Runyon, 32, of Kaʻū had left the facility without authorization.

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Kinoshita wins Koa Anvil Award

Kinoshita wins Koa Anvil Award

MEDIA RELEASE Laura Kinoshita, principal of Kinoshita Communications, earned the prestigious Koa Anvil Award at the 29th Annual awards ceremony hosted by the Public Relations Society of America Hawaii Chapter. It was the only Koa Anvil to be awarded to a neighbor-island member. The campaign’s high scores also earned the entry a nomination for the […]

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GAO report on World Health Organization reform efforts

MEDIA RELEASE U.S. Sens. Daniel K. Akaka (D-Hawaii) and Ron Johnson (R-Wisconsin) have released a U.S. Government Accountability Office report entitled, “World Health Organization: Reform Agenda Developed, but U.S. Actions to Monitor Progress Could be Enhanced.” “As the World Health Organization’s largest financial contributor, the U.S. must make every effort to ensure it uses its […]

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DOE releases draft ESEA Flexibility application for comment

MEDIA RELEASE The state Department of Education (DOE) has notified the U.S. Department of Education of its intent to file an application for ESEA (Elementary and Secondary Education Act) Flexibility on Sept. 6, 2012. “Hawaii is taking another bold step forward to transform education,” said Superintendent Kathryn Matayoshi. “ESEA Flexibility will provide our schools, parents, […]

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Police seek information in Puna arson and burglary investigation

Big Island police are renewing their request for the public’s help in identifying possible suspects in a burglary and fire on May 30 in Puna. At approximately 5:19 a.m. on May 30, police and Fire Department personnel responded to a report of a structure fire in Shipman Industrial Park. Upon arrival, they found a warehouse […]

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Edith Kanakaole Stadium is the site for this weekend's Hilo Orchid Society’s 60th Annual Orchid Show and Sale. (Photo courtesy of Danny Robinson)

Hilo Orchid Society Gala Preview Party (Aug. 2)

MEDIA RELEASE The Hilo Orchid Society presents a benefit Preview Party to kick off its 60th anniversary Orchid Show and Sale at the Edith Kanakaole Stadium. Slated for 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 2, the gala event features drinks, food, music, and orchid pre-sales. “Preview Party guests will be surrounded by lush displays at their freshest […]

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FBI manhunt intensifies for Hawaii fugitive couple

In April 2009, John and Julieann Dimitrion pled guilty to operating a fraud scheme in which they used their companies to convince distressed homeowners to relinquish their homes with the promise of improving the victims’ financial position. They promised to invest the proceeds of the home sales, but, instead, the Dimitrions used….

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Abercrombie appoints Zielinski as DAGS deputy director

]MEDIA RELEASE Gov. Neil Abercrombie has appointed Maria E. Zielinski as deputy director of the state Department of Accounting and General Services (DAGS). Zielinski’s official start date is Sept. 4, 2012. “Maria is a great addition and will be an invaluable asset as we continue to transform the way state government runs its financial business,” […]

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‘Bloody Monday’ observed at Hilo, Kawaihae (Aug. 1)

From Matson: Note that Aug. 1 (Bloody Monday) falls on a Wednesday this year. This is a no work holiday for the ports of Hilo and Kawaihae. All operations (cy, auto, vessel) will be closed Wednesday, Aug. 1 in observance of Bloody Monday. This holiday is observed only by the ports of Hilo and Kawaihae. […]

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Voluntary recall of Coconut Chocolate Chip CLIF bars due to package mislabeling

Clif Bar & Company is initiating a voluntary recall today of a small amount of 6-packs of Coconut Chocolate Chip CLIF® Bars that were distributed to limited Target and Walmart stores. These 6-packs may contain Coconut Chocolate Chip CLIF Bars that are mislabeled with….

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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

Possible traffic delays due to military convoys August 1-4, 2012

Military convoys will be travelling between Hilo and PTA August 1–4 and Hilo to PTA on August 2.

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Kenoi proclaims ‘Orchid Week’ (Aug. 1-7)

MEDIA RELEASE Mayor Billy Kenoi has issued a proclamation naming the first week of August as “Orchid Week” in recognition of the value orchids have to the people, culture, and economy of the County of Hawaii. Kenoi explained Hawaii Island is known as the Orchid Island, and that “the orchid industry … spreads aloha throughout […]

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