Archive | May, 2014

Flood advisory issued for Big Island due to heavy rains in Waikoloa

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a flood advisory for the Big Island until 1:30 a.m. Sunday (June 1). At 10:13 p.m. weather radar showed heavy rain near Waikoloa Village. This area of heavy rain was nearly stationary with estimated rainfall rates between one to two inches per hour. Other locations in the […]

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Opihi picker missing along Puna coastline since Thursday (May 29)

Fire/rescue crews responded to a 5:18 a.m. alarm Saturday (May 31) to Cape Kumukahi for the report of a missing Opihi picker. The missing picker was last seen between 1:30-2 p.m. on Thursday (May 29) in the area. Rescue crews used a helicopter, rescue boat and ground crews to search for the missing picker.

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Jimmy Yagi Summer Hoops Camp (July 21-24)

MEDIA RELEASE The county Department of Parks and Recreation invites keiki basketball players to the 2nd Annual Jimmy Yagi Summer Hoops Camp is July 21-24 in Hilo. Open to boys and girls 9 to 17 years old, the Jimmy Yagi Summer Hoops Camp is named in honor of the legendary former University of Hawaii at […]

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23rd annual Rubber Duckie Race (July 4)

MEDIA RELEASE The fun begins at 11 a.m. at Kings’ Shops with loads of free activities, an exciting live entertainment lineup and of course delicious food. Merriman’s Mediterranean Cafe’s Annual Watermelon Eating Contest will be followed by a cook off hosted by Chef Ippy Aiona of The Three Fat Pigs’ Restaurant and Gastropub. Race time […]

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A military convoy pulls over onto the shoulder of Mamalahoa Highway (Hwy 190) to let traffic pass after exiting Saddle Road as it heads South to Waikolola Road. Hawaii 24/7 File Photo

Military convoys from Pōhakuloa to Kawaihae Harbor, June 1-3, 2014

Oahu-based Marines will convoy from Pōhakuloa Training Area to Kawaihae Harbor, June 1-3, between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Convoys will use the Daniel K. Inouye Highway, Mamalahoa Highway, Waikoloa Road, Queen Kaahumanu, and Akoni Pule Corridor. Military police will escort the convoys.

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Big Island lane closures for the week of May 31-June 6, 2014

MEDIA RELEASE BIG ISLAND LANE CLOSURES For the week of Saturday, May 31, to Friday, June 6 PLEASE NOTE: Lane closure schedules may change at any time without further notice. All projects are weather permitting. — MAMALAHOA HIGHWAY (ROUTE 11) — 1) VICINITY OF KEAAU TO MOUNTAIN VIEW Alternating single lane closures on Volcano Road […]

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Pohakealani Road work to continue in Hamakua

Work to widen the existing low water crossing another ten feet on Pohakealani Road in Hamakua is in progress with completion set for the first week in June. The additional length was done in concrete and will take 28 days to cure before vehicles are allowed to drive over it. Motorists are advised to continue […]

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Governor releases $46M for capital improvement projects

MEDIA RELEASE Gov. Neil Abercrombie has announced the release of more than $46 million for various capital improvement projects (CIP) that invest in state infrastructure and facilities. “Many of these projects are ‘shovel ready’ and will immediately energize our growing construction industry,” Abercrombie said. “When complete, Hawaii will have improved correctional facilities and safer hurricane […]

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Hirono attaches key measure for Hawaii to defense bill

MEDIA RELEASE Sen. Mazie K. Hirono, a member of the Senate Armed Services and the Veterans’ Affairs committees, voted this week to pass the Fiscal Year 2015 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) out of committee. “As home to the U.S. Pacific Command, Hawaii plays a key role in our military’s strategic rebalance to the Asia-Pacific […]

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Updates from Gabbard (May 20-28)

MEDIA RELEASE Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard has voted in the House Foreign Affairs Committee to advance legislation mandating sanctions against those who assist or indirectly support illicit activities in North Korea. The North Korea Sanctions Enforcement Act of 2014 (H.R. 1771) requires the President to impose targeted sanctions on people or entities in other countries that […]

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Congresswoman Gabbard on the resignation of VA Secretary Shinseki

“General Eric Shinseki is an American hero; he is a man of character and integrity, with a deep love and commitment for serving our country. Veterans everywhere, and the people of General Shinseki’s home state of Hawai‘i, continue to have great love and respect for him and his service. There is no question that he […]

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Police warrants list for Friday, May 30, 2014

As of Friday, May 30, 2014, the listed individuals are wanted by the Hawaii Police Department because of outstanding warrants. Persons who know a warrant is out for their arrest are advised to report to the nearest police station to avoid having an officer go to their home or workplace to arrest them.

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Sasha Hawaii opening its first boutique in state

MEDIA RELEASE Kings’ Shops has announced Sasha Hawaii will open its first Hawaii location at the center next month. Sasha Hawaii will be joining an impressive line-up of stores such as Tiffany & Co., Louis Vuitton, Coach, Tori Richard, Macy’s Resort store as well as Rip Curl opening this summer; and Michael Kors this fall. […]

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Pictures Plus in Kona to offer more as Plus Interiors

MEDIA RELEASE Pictures Plus has announced that its Kona store will soon fully transition to Plus Interiors, the parent company of Pictures Plus and several other sub-brands that provide interior products and design services across the state. Plus Interiors Kona will continue to feature the product lines and services of Pictures Plus, alongside brands such […]

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