Archive | October, 2013

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Police arrest two in Puna burglary case

A man and a woman are in police custody following a burglary last week in Puna. The burglary occurred Friday (October 25) at a home on 21st Avenue in the Hawaiian Paradise Park subdivision.

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Police increase DUI checkpoints, ask motorists to use caution during Halloween

Hawaiʻi Island police will increase DUI checkpoints and roving patrols this week in conjunction with Halloween. Children of all ages look forward to Halloween but police want to keep them safe to enjoy the fun.

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Hilo’s Kawamoto Pool to reopen Oct. 31

MEDIA RELEASE Hilo’s Charles “Sparky” Kawamoto Swim Stadium will be closed through Thursday, Oct. 31. The temporary shutdown is necessary so workers may replace the pool’s sand-filter covers and repair leaks in the hose bib. The Department of Parks and Recreation thanks pool users and the general public for their understanding and patience while the […]

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Aguirre featured in fall ceramics shows

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii Island artist Amber Aguirre is like a rolling stone, never letting any grass grow as she pursues her passion for ceramic sculpture. She returned home late last after a month-long residency at the Benyamini Contemporary Ceramics Center (BCCC) in Tel Aviv just in time to attend the opening of the Artists of […]

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Hawaiian reports third quarter financial results

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaiian Holdings, Inc., parent company of Hawaiian Airlines, has reported its financial results for the third quarter of 2013. Third Quarter 2013 Financial Results * Adjusted net income, reflecting economic fuel expense, of $36.8 million or $0.69 per diluted share. * GAAP net income of $40.6 million or $0.76 cents per diluted share. […]

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Magical night of tricks ‘n’ treats at Kings’ Shops

MEDIA RELEASE Are you looking for a “spooktacular” time this Halloween? Bring the children to Kings’ Shops on the Kohala Coast Thursday, Oct. 31 for an evening of free treats and magical tricks. The fun kicks off at 5 p.m. at Center Court Stage with free Trick-or-Treat bags for the first 100 children. Visit participating […]

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Target recalls children’s sitting stools due to fall hazard

Target recalls about 69,000 Circo-brand Chloe and Conner Sitting Stools. The stabilizing bar can crack and cause the stool to collapse, posing a fall hazard to the user. Target has received seven reports of the stools breaking or collapsing and causing a child to fall. In five of the reported incidents, bumps, bruises and cuts […]

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Schatz introduces bills to create jobs

MEDIA RELEASE U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz introduced two bills Tuesday that will create high-quality jobs in Hawaii and promote American manufacturing as part of a collaborative “Make it in America” initiative with Sen. Chris Coons (D-DE) and other Senate colleagues. The SelectUSA Authorization Act would help businesses tap into the investment needed to expand and […]

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Gabbard co-sponsors bill to reform NSA spying policies

MEDIA RELEASE Rep. Tulsi Gabbard has co-sponsored a bill to improve privacy protections for Americans and rein in the National Security Administration’s (NSA) sweeping domestic surveillance programs. The USA FREEDOM Act primarily targets reforms to Section 215 of the 2001 USA PATRIOT Act, which has been widely blamed for the bulk collection of innocent Americans’ […]

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Queens’ MarketPlace welcomes seven new tenants

MEDIA RELEASE Waikoloa Beach Resort introduces seven new tenants to its expanding collection of boutiques, galleries, shops and services at Queens’ MarketPlace. Volcom opened its first Big Island store at Queens’ MarketPlace in early October and will soon be followed by Crocs, Hearts & Stars Salon & Day Spa, Mahina, Lava Light Galleries, Hawaiian Fish […]

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Game bird hunting season starts on Saturday (Nov 2)

The State of Hawaii, Department of Land and Natural Resources announces the opening of the 2013-2014 Game Bird Hunting Season on Saturday, November 2, 2013. The fall game bird hunting season will run through Monday, January 20, 2014, with legal hunting days on Saturday, Sunday, and State Holidays.

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KCCF kicks off Nov. 1

MEDIA RELEASE The Kona Coffee Cultural Festival, Hawaii’s oldest food festival, begins Friday, Nov. 1, and continues through Sunday, Nov. 10. This year, the Festival celebrates Kona’s famous brew with new exciting events and programs open to the public. Nearly 40 events offer festival goers programming throughout the 10-days of Kona Coffee Cultural Festival, including […]

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Motorcycle training classes to be offered at Hawaii Community College in Hilo

Hawai‘i Community College and the State of Hawai‘i Department of Transportation (HDOT) celebrated the completion of a new motorcycle training range on Tuesday, Oct. 29. Motorcycle training courses will be offered at Hawai‘i CC starting in early 2014.

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U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service removes summit bug as a candidate listing for federal protection under Endangered Species Act

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