Archive | May, 2015

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Obituary: Nicholas and Jean Eckert

Special to Hawaii 24/7 Husband and wife Nicholas and Jean Eckert died separately on the same day in September at their Kona home. The family plans a service for the couple June 6. Nicholas “Nick” Eckert, 98, of Kailua‐Kona died Sept. 13, 2014 at home. Born Aug. 23, 1916, in Herend, Hungary, was a retired […]

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Ironman 70.3 Honu triathlon (May 30)

MEDIA RELEASE This popular race offers athletes a chance to ride part of the famous Ironman World Championship bike course. Nicknamed Honu, in honor of the Hawaiian green sea turtle, the Ironman 70.3 Hawaii offers competitors a beautiful venue. It starts with an open-ocean swim and follows with a challenging course along the northern half […]

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Stene: Parallels between TMT, Hokulia

Stene: Parallels between TMT, Hokulia

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One show only May 30, starring Anna Kalia Smith; silent auction benefits academy

West Hawaii Dance Theatre presents ‘The Sleeping Beauty Ballet’

One show only May 30, starring Anna Kalia Smith; silent auction benefits academy

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Kona swimming pool closed for repairs (May 29-June 3)

MEDIA RELEASE The county Department of Parks and Recreation announces it will close the Kona Community Aquatic Center Friday, May 29, through Wednesday, June 3, to perform needed repair and maintenance work. Normal operations will resume Thursday, June 4, when the swimming pool will reopen at 6:15 a.m. for public and recreational swimming. During the […]

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Aloha Exchange board member Curtis Chong presents an 'Officer of the Month' award to Officer Mark Arnold.

Arnold is East Hawaii’s Officer of the Month for May

The Aloha Exchange Club of East Hawaiʻi recognized Officer Mark Arnold on Thursday (May 28) as the East Hawaiʻi “Officer of the Month” for May. Arnold, a 16-year veteran assigned to the South Hilo District, was honored for his investigation of a convicted felon who was being sought for reckless endangering, driving stolen vehicles and […]

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Albertini: Money Trumps the Sacred!

Despite Hawai’i Governor, David Ige, speaking on 5/26/15 of the state’s failings to preserve and protect Mauna Kea and the need for change, he has given the green light for further destruction and desecration of Hawai’i’s most sacred temple. The Governor expressed his approval to construct the $1.4 billion Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) atop Mauna […]

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A moped passenger injured in a crash with a dump truck Tuesday (May 26) has died from her injuries.

Twenty-nine-year-old Mokihana Choy of Kailua-Kona was pronounced dead at The Queen’s Medical Center on Oahu at 12:24 p.m. Wednesday (May 27).

The operator of the moped, a 21-year-old Kailua-Kona man, remains at Kona Community Hospital in stable condition.

Moped passenger killed from crash is identified as Kailua-Kona woman

A moped passenger injured in a crash with a dump truck Tuesday (May 26) has died from her injuries. Twenty-nine-year-old Mokihana Choy of Kailua-Kona was pronounced dead at The Queen’s Medical Center on Oahu at 12:24 p.m. Wednesday (May 27). The operator of the moped, a 21-year-old Kailua-Kona man, remains at Kona Community Hospital in […]

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Police DUI stats for the week of May 18-24, 2015

During the week of May 18, 2015, through May 24, 2015, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 29 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Eight of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes. One was under the age of 21. So far this year, there have been 401 DUI arrests compared with 501 during […]

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Woman in critical condition after moped crashes with dump truck

A Kona woman is in critical condition following a crash between a moped and a dump truck in Kailua-Kona. At approximately 10 a.m. Tuesday (May 26), the moped was merging onto the southbound lane of Queen Kaʻahumanu Highway from Hualālai Road, when it attempted to merge between a dump truck and the trailer it was […]

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Governor Ige commits to allow TMT construction to move forward

In a press conference Tuesday (May 26) Governor David Ige committed to allow the Thirty Meter Telescope construction to move ahead. Gov Ige also announced a plan for the future stewardship of Mauna Kea.

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HI-PAL “Click It or Ticket” intermediate and high school basketball championship results

The Hawaiʻi Isle Police Activities League partnered with the Andrews Basketball Association and Waiākea Intermediate REACH program, and 107 youths from 10 teams participated in the HI-PAL “Click It or Ticket” basketball high school and intermediate school championships this past weekend at Andrews Gym.

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Central Pacific Hurricane Center predicts above-normal hurrican season

Five to eight tropical cyclones are predicted for the Central Pacific this upcoming hurricane season.

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Lt. Col. Jacob A. Peterson, Garrison Commander of Pohakuloa Training Area.

Emotional speeches honors the fallen on Memorial Day in Hilo Monday (May 25)

‘Honoring Veterans on Memorial Day and Always’ program at the East Hawaii Veterans Cemetery in Hilo Monday, May 25, 2015.

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