Archive | September, 2012

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Mayoral, prosecutor forum in Kona (Oct. 1)

MEDIA RELEASE A moderated candidate forum at Kealakehe High School cafeteria begins 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 1 and features two sets of candidates. The candidates for Hawaii County Prosecutor, whose office prosecutes most criminal cases, will be the county’s top civil attorney, Corporation Counsel Lincoln Ashida, and current Deputy Prosecutor Mitch Roth. The two candidates […]

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Pōhakuloa Training Area will open several areas to bow hunting on Saturday Sept. 29 and Sunday Sept. 30.

Training Areas 1-4, 10 and 11 will be open for mammal hunting between 5 a.m. and 7 p.m. No early access to hunting areas is permitted. Hunters must check out by 7 p.m. each day.

Pohakuloa Training Area to allow bow hunting this weekend

Pōhakuloa Training Area will open several areas to bow hunting on Saturday Sept. 29 and Sunday Sept. 30. Training Areas 1-4, 10 and 11 will be open for mammal hunting between 5 a.m. and 7 p.m. No early access to hunting areas is permitted. Hunters must check out by 7 p.m. each day.

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The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a high surf advisory for South facing shores of all islands until 6 p.m. Friday (Sept 28).

Surf is forecast to be in the 6 to 8 foot range which will lead to rough surf. Beach and oceangoers should use caution in and near the ocean due to rip currents, large breaking waves and localized beach erosion.

High surf advisory for all islands until this evening

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a high surf advisory for South facing shores of all islands until 6 p.m. Friday (Sept 28). Surf is forecast to be in the 6 to 8 foot range which will lead to rough surf. Beach and oceangoers should use caution in and near the ocean due […]

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Hawaii gets cut of FAA space grants

MEDIA RELEASE The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has announced nearly $500,000 in new Space Transportation Infrastructure matching grants to three projects located in California, Colorado and Hawaii that will help develop and expand commercial space transportation infrastructure. “These investments will help us continue to develop a safe and robust commercial space industry in the United […]

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USDA accepting discrimination claims from Hispanic, women farmers

MEDIA RELEASE Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced Hispanic and women farmers and ranchers who allege discrimination by the USDA in past decades can file claims until March 25, 2013. “Hispanic and women farmers who believe they have faced discriminatory practices from the USDA must file a claim by March 25, 2013 in order to […]

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Ironman Foundation, World Bicycle Relief hook up

MEDIA RELEASE The Ironman Foundation continues to maintain strong ties in the communities where Ironman races are held, including Kailua-Kona, the host community of the Ironman World Championship presented by myList. Through the joint effort of The Ironman Foundation and World Bicycle Relief, local nonprofit groups will be able to have a global presence at […]

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Waimea Country School students ‘time travel’ to Anna Ranch

Special to Hawaii 24/7 As a part of their social studies and Hawaiian studies program, second and third grade students from Waimea Country School recently visited Anna Ranch’s historic home and gardens together with its blacksmith and saddle maker’s shops. The Anna Ranch Historical Center preserves the history and culture of the paniolo and is […]

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Volcano Watch: Will drilling into magma start a volcanic eruption?

It seems logical that if underground magma can start an eruption by forcing its way to the surface, one might also start an eruption by opening a conduit from the surface to the magma.

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Hospice of Hilo adult grief support group

Hospice of Hilo adult grief support group

MEDIA RELEASE Each Tuesday at 10a.m. Oct. 2 to Nov. 6, Hospice of Hilo is sponsoring The Healing Journey, a free of charge, six-week adult grief support group. The class will combine group support, education and the development of coping skills, in a safe and confidential setting. “To be alive is to experience loss and […]

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HMSA, Queen’s, state and U.S. government make educational loan repayment opportunity possible

Loan repayment program encourages health care providers in rural areas

HMSA, Queen’s, state and U.S. government make educational loan repayment opportunity possible

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Census: Government revenue up more than 51%

MEDIA RELEASE In 2010, state and local governments brought in nearly $3.2 trillion in revenue, a 51.4 percent ($1.1 trillion) increase from 2009, according to statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau. Revenue from the federal government increased 16.1 percent from $537.2 billion to $623.7 billion between 2009 and 2010. These findings come from the 2010 […]

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Home At Last seeking new home

Special to Hawaii 24/7 Home At Last, Inc. (HAL) is a no-kill animal refuge that was established four years ago and is presently located in Waimea. It is a 501c3 non-profit organization set up to care for dogs, cats and horses that have been abused or neglected either through willful intent or through ignorance, irresponsibility […]

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Kohala bank building donated to county

Kohala bank building donated to county

MEDIA RELEASE The county on Tuesday conducted a blessing and recognition ceremony at the former Bank of Hawaii branch in Kohala, which will now be used by the Department of Parks and Recreation and the Office of Aging for expanded senior citizens programs. The building, on Akoni Pule Highway in Kapaau near the Kamehameha statue […]

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Contingency plans being prepared to intercept floating dock and handle before it reaches land

State, federal partners to monitor, respond to reports of possible tsunami debris

Contingency plans being prepared to intercept floating dock and handle before it reaches land

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