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HP expands recall of batteries for notebook computers and mobile workstations due to fire and burn hazards

The lithium-ion batteries can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards. HP has received eight new reports of battery packs in the U.S. overheating, melting, or charring, including one report of minor injury and two reports of property damage totaling $1,100.

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Gas prices in Hawaii rise 1.8 cents per gallon the past week

Hawaii gas prices have risen 1.8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.53/g today, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 355 stations. Gas prices in Hawaii are 1.8 cents per gallon higher than a month ago, yet stand 15.7 cents per gallon lower than a year ago.

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Instagram for Beginners class with Denise Laitinen

Beginner’s workshop on using Instagram Friday (March 15) in Keaau

With more than 500 million people using Instagram every month, the photo-centric social media platform is a way for people to connect with friends and businesses alike. It’s a pretty active site too with 4.2 billion photos being liked every day and 71 percent of Instagram users buying a product they see on Instagram.

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Road closure of Wainaku Street in Hilo for pole replacement Wednesday (March 13)

Hawai‘i Electric Light announces a road closure of Wainaku Street between Halaulani Place and Pua Lane in Hilo on Wednesday, Mar 13. Wainaku Street will be closed to traffic from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. to allow crews to replace a utility pole. Motorists are advised to drive with caution around the construction area and […]

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Hawaii Civil Rights Commission makes decision in housing discrimination case

The Hawaiʻi Civil Rights Commission today announced that it issued a final decision and order in a housing discrimination case on November 30, 2018. The Commission found that landlord Jeffrey Primack discriminated against Kiona Boyd based on her gender identity and expression and awarded Boyd a total of $95,000 in damages, including $75,000 in emotional […]

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Average gas prices in Hawaii rise 1.9 cents per gallon the past week

Hawaii gas prices have risen 1.9 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.51/g today, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 355 stations. Gas prices in Hawaii are 5.2 cents per gallon higher than a month ago, yet stand 27.0 cents per gallon lower than a year ago.

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Public hearing date changes on HELCO rate increase application

The Hawai‘i Public Utilities Commission has postponed public hearings regarding Hawai‘i Electric Light’s request for general rate increases and revised rate schedules and rules.

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D&D Futon Furniture

D&D Futon Furniture Recalls Sleeper Chair Folding Foam Beds Due to Violation of Federal Mattress Flammability Standard

This recall involves the gray D&D Futon Furniture Sleeper Chair Folding Foam Bed which can be used as a chair or bed and were sold in 24, 32, 36, and 48 inches wide sizes. The sleeper chair is 6 inches high when configured as a mattress.

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Additional renderings of the Air Service Hawaii’s FBO/hangar provided by Nicholson LLC.

New terminal at Kona International Airport to break ground

Premier aeronautical service company Air Service Hawaii announced this week that it will officially begin construction of a new Kona Airport facility this March. The project, led by local design/build firm Nicholson LLC, will include two custom-designed FBO terminals and adjoining airline hangar near the commuter terminals at Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport at Keāhole.

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Recalled 230f trampoline

JumpSport recalls mini trampolines due to injury hazard; new instructions and warning labels provided

This recall involves folding JumpSport mini trampolines. The recalled fitness trampoline models have a hinged, round metal frame with a black fabric jumping surface suspended by bungee cords. JumpSport has received nine reports of injuries involving contact with the frame, including cuts, bruises, and dental/facial injuries.

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Location of brake arm on recalled SRAM i-Motion 3 hub

SRAM recalls bicycle gear hubs due to crash and injury hazards

The brakes in the gear hubs can fail, posing crash and injury hazards to the rider. SRAM has received five reports of brake failure, resulting in one minor injury to a rider.

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Golean Detox

Voluntary recall of Golean DETOX capsules due to the presence of undeclared ingredients

Golean Detox USA, Charlotte, NC is voluntarily recalling all lots within expiry of Golean DETOX capsules to the consumer level. FDA analysis has found Golean DETOX capsules to be tainted with undeclared sibutramine and phenolphthalein. Sibutramine is an appetite suppressant that was withdrawn from the U.S. market due to safety concerns. Phenolphthalein was once an […]

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Shearwater Wireless Yellow Pressure Transmitters

Shearwater recalls diving transmitters due to drowning hazard

The transmitters can fail to signal the tank pressure due to interference while using two transmitters in the same dive. The firm has received one report of loss of communication using the transmitter during a dive.

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Average gas prices in Hawaii fall 1.3 cents per gallon the past week

Gasoline prices in Hawaii have fallen 1.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.51/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 355 stations in Hawaii. This compares with the national average that has increased 6.1 cents per gallon versus last week to $2.39/g, according to GasBuddy.

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