Archive | November, 2014

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Richardson to head UH technology commercialization office

MEDIA RELEASE The University of Hawaii has announced local venture capitalist and entrepreneur William K. (Bill) Richardson has been named as interim director of the Office of Technology Transfer and Economic Development (OTTED), effective Dec. 1, 2014. In his new role, Richardson will lead a department that will work closely with the University of Hawaii’s […]

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Matson’s 2015 westbound rates to increase by $225 per container

MEDIA RELEASE Matson, Inc., a leading U.S. carrier in the Pacific, has announced it will raise rates for the company’s Hawaii service by $225 per westbound container and $110 per eastbound container, effective Jan. 4, 2015. The increase will be filed with the Surface Transportation Board. No adjustment will be made to the company’s terminal […]

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Parker debaters win two trophies, break state record

MEDIA RELEASE On Nov. 22, 38 Parker School debaters competed alongside 14 schools in the University Lab School Debate Non-Qualifying Tournament on Oahu. The Big Island school returned home victorious with two sweepstakes trophies: one for the largest number of ballots won (94 versus Punahou School’s second-place 68) and one for the highest percentage of […]

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Ama ama season closed December-March

MEDIA RELEASE The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) reminds the fishing public that the season for ama ama (striped mullet) will be closed from Monday, Dec. 1, 2014, through Tuesday, March 31, 2015. “Ama ama are about to enter their peak spawning season, which increases their vulnerability to fishing pressure,” said William J. […]

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Habitat for Humanity West Hawaii responds to Puna hurricane recovery

MEDIA RELEASE Habitat for Humanity West Hawaii will be responding across multiple neighborhoods to repair homes damaged by Hurricane Iselle. The large and powerful storm affected hundreds of people in the Puna region, and staff from Habitat for Humanity West Hawaii has been working with local organizations to assess the scope of the damage and […]

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Road work at Laupahoehoe Gulch. Hawaii 24/7 File Photo

Big Island lane closures for the week of November 29 to December 5, 2014

MEDIA RELEASE PLEASE NOTE: Lane closure schedules may change at any time without further notice. All projects are weather permitting. — HAWAII BELT ROAD— 1) VICINITY OF LAUPAHOEHOE GULCH Alternating single lane closures on Hawaii Belt Road (Route 19) in both directions between Milepost Markers 26.0 and 27.0 in the vicinity of Laupahoehoe Gulch on […]

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LavaTalk: November 30, 2014 update on Kilauea’s lava flow

This morning’s assessment revealed that the flow is still active with breakouts moving in a North direction and is 2.7 miles above the Apa‘a Street area.

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The upslope portion of the Kilauea June 27th Lava Flow. Photo taken at 6:30 a.m., Wednesday, November 26, 2014. Photo courtesy of Hawaii County Civil Defense

LavaTalk: November 29, 2014 update on Kilauea’s lava flow

This morning’s assessment revealed that the flow is still active with breakouts moving in a North direction and is 2.9 miles above the Apa‘a Street area.

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Police locate Puna woman reported missing

Hawaiʻi Island police have located 35-year-old Misty Fuga of Keaʻau who was reported missing. She returned to her Hawaiian Paradise Park home unharmed Friday night (November 28).

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Puna man charged with arson and other offenses

A Puna man was arrested this week and charged with arson and other offenses in connection with a domestic dispute. On Monday (November 24), police responded to a 3 p.m. report of a verbal argument in Hawaiian Beaches. When they arrived, they learned that a 25-year-old Puna man had reportedly gotten into a domestic argument […]

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Stabbing suspect released by police pending investigation

Hawaiʻi Island police have released 57-year-old Daniel Holland of Pāhoa, who was arrested Thursday in connection with a reported stabbing in the Hawaiian Paradise Park subdivision in Puna. He was released pending further investigation at 2:40 p.m. Friday (November 28).

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Puna man arrested for June burglary in Mountain View

A Puna man has been arrested for a burglary committed in June. On June 10, a Mountain View home was broken into. A sports-utility vehicle belonging to a 75-year-old man was removed. Several items from within the house also were taken. Police investigation led to the identity of a suspect in the break-in as 21-year-old […]

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Police warrants list for Friday, November 28, 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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Kona man dies Tuesday (Nov 25) at Kua Bay

A Kona man died Tuesday (November 25) in Kona waters. He has been identified as 52-year-old James Michael Call of Kailua-Kona. At 4:59 p.m. Tuesday, police responded to a report of a possible drowning. The unresponsive victim was found floating in waters 100 yards offshore at Kua Bay. When officers and Fire Department personnel arrived, […]

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