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Average gas prices in Hawaii rise 1.8 cents per gallon the past week

Gasoline prices in Hawaii have risen 1.8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.92/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 355 stations in Hawaii. This compares with the national average that has fallen 0.3 cents per gallon versus last week to $2.85/g, according to GasBuddy.

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AARP sponsors investment education expert to speak at free Hilo workshop Sunday (July 15)

One of the nation’s top financial educators is coming to Hilo to help Big Island residents save and invest for their future. Geri Walsh is in charge of investor education for the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), a nonprofit organization authorized by Congress to protect America’s investors.

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HELCO utility work in Volcano subdivision starting July 9, 2018

Hawai‘i Electric Light Company announces construction work in the Volcano area from July 9 to September 30, 2018, weather permitting. Work will be performed in phases along Old Volcano Road, Kalanikoa Road, Kilauea Road, and Wright Road from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Saturday. Crews will replace 1.25 miles of overhead transmission lines […]

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SBA tops $5M in disaster assistance loans for Kilauea Eruption victims

Director Tanya N. Garfield of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Disaster Field Operations Center-West announced today that SBA has approved more than $5 million in federal disaster loans for Hawaii businesses and residents impacted by the Kilauea volcanic eruption and earthquakes that began May 3, 2018. According to Garfield, SBA has approved $73,700 for businesses […]

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

Gasoline prices in Hawaii have fallen 1.9 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.84/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 355 stations in Hawaii. This compares with the national average that is unchanged versus last week to $2.84/g, according to GasBuddy.

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Nationwide Fourth of July gas prices expected to be higher than last year

Motorists hitting the road to celebrate the July 4 holiday will be feeling more pinched than last year, shelling out an average of $2.90 per gallon, the highest Independence Day prices since 2014, when the national average hit $3.66 per gallon, according to GasBuddy, the only smartphone app connecting drivers with their Perfect Pit Stop.

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This rendering shows the unmanned and autonomous marine vehicle prototype that Tridentis AMV is developing for the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Agency. NOAA will use the marine vehicles to test water quality and monitor endangered coral reefs. (Photo courtesy Tridentis AMV)

National tech company expands to Kona developing advanced marine vehicle

With support from the Hawaii Technology Development Corporation (HTDC), Tridentis Advanced Marine Vehicles (AMV) launched in Kona last November to continue its development of the world’s most advanced autonomous and unmanned marine vehicles, working with the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Agency (NOAA).

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Governor Ige announces availability of disaster unemployment insurance for Hawaii County residents

The U.S. Department of Labor has given the State of Hawai‘i permission to offer Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) in Hawai‘i County as part of the joint state-federal response to the ongoing seismic activity and volcanic eruption on Hawai‘i Island.

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Free legal assistance available for residents affected by the Kilauea eruption

A toll-free legal aid hotline is now available to survivors of the state of Hawaii’s recently declared disaster areas in Hawaii County for the Kilauea Volcano eruption and earthquakes. The service, which allows callers to request the assistance of a lawyer to aid in disaster-related matters, is a partnership between the American Bar Association Young […]

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Average gas prices in Hawaii rise 8.8 cents per gallon the past week

Gasoline prices in Hawaii have risen 8.8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.95/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 355 stations in Hawaii. This compares with the national average that has fallen 5.3 cents per gallon versus last week to $2.83/g, according to GasBuddy.

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Fallen Albizia tree causes a power outage for about 11,700 HELCO customers

Hawai‘i Electric Light reports that about 11,700 customers in the Puna and Hilo areas experienced a power interruption today. Power was interrupted at 9:59 a.m. Thursday morning when a large Albizia tree fell on to transmission lines and broke utility equipment on Ainaloa Boulevard. A private tree-trimmer was in the process of removing the tree […]

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NELHA secures $2M federal award to develop desalination technologies

The Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority (NELHA) is set to receive a $2 million award from the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO) to advance solar-thermal desalination technologies, which can reduce cost and expand the market for creating freshwater from otherwise unusable waters.

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Average gas prices in Hawaii rise 10.6 cents per gallon the past week

Gasoline prices in Hawaii have risen 10.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.97/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 355 stations in Hawaii. This compares with the national average that has fallen 2.4 cents per gallon versus last week to $2.89/g, according to GasBuddy.

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Partial lane closure in Kealakekua on Wednesday (June 20)

Hawai‘i Electric Light announces a partial lane closure of Hawai‘i Belt Road (Māmalahoa Highway) between Pu‘u Lehua Drive and Hale Ke‘eke‘e Place in Kealakekua on Wednesday, June 20. One lane will be closed to traffic from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. for crews to replace a utility pole. Motorists are advised to drive with caution […]

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