Archive | August, 2014

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Parker Ranch Round-Up Club Rodeo (Aug. 30-31)

MEDIA RELEASE The 40th Annual Parker Ranch Round-Up Club Rodeo will lasso in two days of rodeo events on Saturday, Aug. 30 and Sunday, Aug. 31 at the Parker Ranch Rodeo Arena in Waimea. The action-packed weekend is held annually as a fundraiser to provide scholarships for school-age children of Parker Ranch employees. Family-style fun […]

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Police remind public about rules for bicycles, mopeds, skaters and pedestrians

MEDIA RELEASE Now that school and college are back in session, Hawaiʻi Island police remind the public to follow all traffic laws that apply to operators of bicycles, mopeds and skateboards and to watch for pedestrians. Bicycles Bicyclists must follow all traffic laws that apply to motorists when they travel on public roadways. Bicyclists must […]

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Kailua Park traffic-safety measures (Aug. 29-Sept. 11)

MEDIA RELEASE Starting Friday, Aug. 29, the county Department of Parks and Recreation will implement temporary traffic-safety measures at Kailua Park, also known as Old Kona Airport Park, to accommodate the E.K. Fernandez Big Island Fair 2014. Vehicular traffic entering Kailua Park will be diverted to the beach access road located at the north end […]

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University of Hawaii most diverse in nation

MEDIA RELEASE University of Hawaii campuses took the top spots in The Chronicle of Higher Education’s list of most diverse campuses in the United States. The Chronicle of Higher Education has ranked UH Hilo as the most diverse four-year public institution in the country. UH filled out all the top spots in that category, with […]

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Boomer Women Aging Well seminar (Sept. 3)

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii County Women Baby Boomers are invited: BOOMER WOMEN AGING WELL Celebrating Women’s Health Month SPEAKERS: * Aging Well Processes-Laura Guluzzy, M.A. Gerontologist * Your Legal Health-Donna Payesko, Attorney at Law * Fiscal Wellness-Dale Suezaki, V.P. Financial Advisor SPONSORS: Hawaii County Committee on the Status of Women Hawaii County Office of Aging West […]

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Kona Surf N’ Sandals now at Queens’ MarketPlace

MEDIA RELEASE Just around the corner from Anaehoomalu, one of the island’s favorite beaches, is Queens’ MarketPlace, a natural beach resource for visitors and residents alike. With the fresh addition of a new Kona Surf N’ Sandals shop, the shopping center adds another option to help sun-seekers put their best foot forward. Featuring Reef, Sanuk […]

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Astronomers get first glimpse of monster galaxy formation

Erica Nelson: ‘The early universe could make these galaxies, but the modern universe can’t. It was this hotter, more turbulent place — these were boiling cauldrons forging stars.’

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Rip Curl open at Kings’ Shops

MEDIA RELEASE Kings’ Shops has welcomed Rip Curl to its collection of luxury brand and boutique stores such as Tiffany & Co., Louis Vuitton, Sasha Hawaii, Tori Richard, Macy’s Resort Store as well as Michael Kors opening this fall. Rip Curl is a major Australian designer, manufacturer and retailer of one of the world’s leading […]

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Hawaii Oceanic Technology to deploy Oceansphere in 2015

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii Oceanic Technology, Inc., an open ocean fish farming technology company expects to start construction of its first Oceansphere by the end of 2014 with deployment scheduled in 2015. The company was granted its final permit from the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers last year giving it the green light needed to launch […]

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Governor appoints three to Land Use Commission

MEDIA RELEASE Gov. Neil Abercrombie has announced the nominations of Brandon Ahakuelo, Kent Hiranaga and Arnold Wong to the Land Use Commission (LUC), effective immediately. All are interim appointments subject to state Senate approval. Ahakuelo and Wong were appointed to at-large seats and Hiranaga to the seat representing Maui County. With their appointments, there are […]

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Lumber industry expected to see boost in 2015

MEDIA RELEASE Construction has been one of the hardest hit industries since the economic downturn of 2008/2009, but it has also been on a steady rebound over the last couple of years both nationally and locally. The University of Hawaii Economic Research Organization (UHERO) released its forecast earlier this month, indicating confidence in the growth […]

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A night on ‘Mars’

Trio of island students to stay overnight at HI-SEAS habitat

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Iselle: Emergency loans available for farmers

MEDIA RELEASE The state Board of Agriculture has approved an emergency loan program for farmers across the state who are suffering from recent storm damage. “Our field surveys and reports from farmers indicate significant damage to not only crops, but to some facilities and farm infrastructure,” said Scott Enright, chairperson of the Hawaii Board of […]

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Police locate Kailua-Kona girl reported missing

Hawaiʻi Island police have located 16-year-old Shania Akiona of Kailua-Kona, who was reported missing. She was found unharmed in Kailua-Kona on Wednesday evening (August 27).

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