Archive | May 1, 2014

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Police locate a Hilo man reported missing

Hawaiʻi Island police have located 18-year-old Sterling Shackley of Hilo, who was reported missing. He was found unharmed in Hilo at 6 p.m. Thursday (May 1).

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Hawaii County Democratic Party Convention (May 3)

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawaii County Democratic Party Convention is 9 a.m.-4 p.m. May 3 at Sangha Hall, where more than160 delegates will gather to hear speeches and consider proposed modifications to the County’s Party’s Platform, Resolutions, and Rules that will eventually go to the Hawaii State Democratic Convention on May 24-25 in Honolulu. Numerous elected […]

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House adjourns 2014 legislative session

House Speaker Souki: ‘We needed to invest in current programs and projects, but we also had to make strong investments in Hawaii’s future’

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Legislative update from Sen. Green

Sen. Josh Green issued the following statement, dated May 1, 2014: Aloha Friends, I am pleased to report that this year the State Legislature has approved over $60 million for West Hawaii to improve our region’s transportation, education, healthcare, and justice systems. These important new investments in our community’s roads, schools, and hospitals will continue […]

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Mamalahoa Highway in Onomea re-opens after being closed due to crash Thursday (May 1)

Highway 19 near the 9 mile mark in Pepeekeo is now open to one lane of traffic. Expect delays and drive with caution.

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Flood Advisory issued for Big Island due to heavy East Hawaii rains

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a Flood Advisory for the Big Island until 3:15 p.m. Thursday (May 1). At 12:12 p.m. weather radar showed showers producing moderate to heavy rainfall in the Hilo and Puna districts. These showers will combine with previous rainfall to produce localized flooding.

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Kilohana Hunter Checking Station. Hawaii 24/7 File Photo

PTA to open several areas for bow hunting this weekend (May 3-4)

Army officials are opening several training areas for bow hunting, here, May 3-4, from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. Training areas 1-4, 10 and 11 will be open for bow hunting of mammals only. Hunters are allowed one pig, one goat and one sheep, per day, in keeping with state bag limits. Shooting sheep with […]

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Police investigate armed robbery in Kona Sunday (April 27)

Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating an armed robbery at a convenience store in Kailua-Kona this past weekend. At 3 a.m. Sunday (April 27) Kona Patrol officers responded to a report that a “hold-up alarm” had been activated at a convenience store on Kuakini Highway near the intersection with Kalani Street.

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Civil Defense siren test today at 11:45 a.m.

The Civil Defense monthly test of the statewide outdoor siren warning system, coordinated with the test of the live audio broadcast segment of the Emergency Alert System, is scheduled for Thursday, May 1, 2014, at 11:45 a.m.

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Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month: May 2014

In 1978, a joint congressional resolution established Asian/Pacific American Heritage Week. The first 10 days of May were chosen to coincide with two important milestones in Asian/Pacific American history: the arrival in the United States of the first Japanese immigrants (May 7, 1843) and contributions of Chinese workers to the building of the transcontinental railroad, […]

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