Archive | December, 2013

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Kealakehe to compete at LifeSmarts state finals

MEDIA RELEASE The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) Office of the Securities Commissioner has announced the qualifying teams of the LifeSmarts Hawaii Competition who will now compete in the state finals Saturday, Feb. 8 at the State Capitol Auditorium. The four teams are Kealakehe High School, Farrington High School and two teams from […]

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Flash Flood Warning cancelled, Daniel K. Inouye Hwy open but detoured on West end

Flash Flood Warning for the Big Island has been cancelled. Police report traffic is still being detoured over the old section of Saddle Road through Waikii as water and debris have closed the Western portion of the Daniel K. Inouye Highway.

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121,000 Hawaii shoppers affected by Target data breach

MEDIA RELEASE The Office of Consumer Protection (OCP) Executive Director Bruce Kim said the Target data breach appears to have affected as many as 121,000 Hawaii shoppers. Target informed the public earlier this month that about 40 million credit and debit accounts were compromised in a data breach at its stores across the country by […]

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Democrats review candidates to replace Coffman

MEDIA RELEASE The District V Council of the Hawaii Democratic Party met Friday, Dec. 27, to consider nine candidates who applied for the State House District 5 seat recently vacated by Rep. Denny Coffman. The nine candidates who applied to be among the three nominees submitted to Gov. Neil Abercrombie for selection were: Abigail Au, […]

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Hilo Bay Blast 4th of July Fireworks. Independence Day

Fireworks permits available

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawaii Fire Department announces fireworks permits will be available for purchase beginning Thursday, Dec. 26, at the following locations for the upcoming New Year’s celebration. These sites are: * Fire Administration Office located at the Hilo County Building, 25 Aupuni Street, Suite 2501, from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Dec. 26, […]

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Update: Flash Flood Warning issued for the Big Island Monday (Dec 30)

A Flash Flood Warning for the Big Island has been extended by the National Weather Service until 11 p.m. Monday (Dec 30). Time-lapse movie of the lightning storm over Hilo.

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John A. Burns School of Medicine

‘May your Body Thrive’ (Jan. 4)

MEDIA RELEASE The first year class at John A. Burns School of Medicine and the University of Hawaii Cancer Center host the Annual Celebration of Health and Well-being: I Ola No Ke Kino, “May your Body Thrive,” 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 4.

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Keaau, Laupahoehoe and Pahoa Libraries closed due to heavy weather

Three Hawaii Island Public Libraries will close today due to severe winter weather conditions: Keaau Public & School Library, Laupahoehoe Public & School Library and Pahoa Public & School Library. The communities are experiencing heavy rains, thunderstorms and flooding. There are also power outages in some areas. An announcement will be made when the libraries […]

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Lighting over Hilo Bay. December 22, 2010

Marine advisories for boaters due to strong storm off Big Island

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a special marine warning for the Southeast and Windward waters of the Big Island until 8:45 a.m. A small craft advisory is also in effect until 6 p.m. tonight (Dec 30) for all Hawaiian waters except Leeward waters of Maui, including Maalaea Bay and waters South of […]

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National gas price outlook for 2014

Gasoline prices are below year ago levels in Arkansas; Hawaii, Kansas, Mississippi, Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, North Carolina, New Jersey, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin, and West Virginia. The largest year-on-year decreases show up in Montana. The largest year-on-year increases pop up in Maryland.

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Amy B. H. Greenwell Ethnobotanical Garden bug

Greenwell Ethnobotanical Garden to hold volunteer gardening days January & February

Amy B.H. Greenwell Ethnobotanical Garden in Captain Cook on the Island of Hawai‘i has three volunteer gardening days coming up: January 11, January 25, and February 8. The volunteer gardening days start at 9:30 and last until 12 noon. The volunteer gardening days are an opportunity to meet new people, learn about native plants, and […]

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Hawaii Nui and Mehana Brewery in Hilo. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Hawaii Nui and Mehana Brewery get new owner

DeMare Enterprises Inc., a Hawaii corporation, has completed the purchase of the Hawaii Nui and Mehana Brewery located in Hilo, Hawaii.

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Hilo Medical Center

Hilo Medical Center receives $1.7M to update food service equipment

Governor Neil Abercrombie’s December 26 release of funds for capital improvement projects (CIP) included $1,771,000 for Hilo Medical Center to replace dietary equipment that was installed when the hospital was built more than 25 years ago in 1985.

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Governor releases $14.3M for Big Island harbors and state highways

$6,000,000 – Hilo Harbor, Pier 1 Shed Modifications, Phase II, Hawaii Island – Pier improvements and modifications. $80,500 (in addition to $241,500 of federal funds) – Kawaihae Commercial Harbor, Hawaii Island

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