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20th annual Abbot Galaher SeaMan race coming Saturday (Dec 9)

Keauhou Canoe Club is hosting the 20th Annual Abbott Galaher SeaMan Race for OC1 & OC2 canoes, V-1 Rudderless canoes, Surfskis and SUP (Standup Paddleboards) this coming Saturday, December 9, 2017.

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‘Ama‘ama (Striped Mullet) fishing season ends Friday (Dec 1)

Spawning season is here for ‘ama‘ama (striped mullet), which puts the popular nearshore fish off-limits from December through March. “‘Ama‘ama are about to enter their peak spawning season,” said Bruce Anderson, DLNR’s Division of Aquatic Resources administrator. “During this time, they congregate in large numbers. This increases their vulnerability to fishing pressure. Protecting ‘ama‘ama while […]

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Peaman event at Kailua Pier in Kona.

Peaman events cleared of BLNR fines as former mayor Kenoi provides legal counsel to Pagett

The Board voted to dismiss the fine upon receiving assurances from Pagett’s counsel, former Hawaii mayor William Kenoi that Pagett will apply for a DOBOR permit, including obtaining required insurance coverage, for all future marine events he plans.

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The Hawai‘i County Department of Parks and Recreation announces the temporary closure of the Trap & Skeet Range located at 1010 Leilani Street in Hilo.  The facility will be closed from Wednesday, October 11 at 12 noon due to a staffing shortage.

Hilo Trap & Skeet Range temporarily closed beginning Wednesday (Oct 11)

The Hawai‘i County Department of Parks and Recreation announces the temporary closure of the Trap & Skeet Range located at 1010 Leilani Street in Hilo. The facility will be closed from Wednesday, October 11 at 12 noon due to a staffing shortage.

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Mauna Kea hunting areas restricted for DLNR animal control project

The next animal control dates are September 13 and 14, 2017. Public access to Mauna Kea Forest Reserve, Mauna Kea Ice Age Natural Area Reserve, Palila Mitigation Lands, the Ka‘ohe Game Management Area and Mauna Kea Hunter Access Road will be restricted and allowed BY PERMIT ONLY for animal salvage purposes.

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DLNR to conduct feral ram and goat hunt at Puuwaawaa

The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Division of Forestry and Wildlife will conduct an ungulate control program at Puu Waawaa Mauka (above Mamalahoa Highway), during three consecutive weekends in September: Labor Day weekend Sept. 2-4, Sept. 9 and 10, and Sept. 16 and 17. During these dates hiking will not be permitted.

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Big Island Marlin Tournament August 24-26, 2017

After a 7th inning stretch that lasted 4 weeks, the Hawaii Marlin Tournament (HMT) Series returns to the field this Thursday-Saturday (Aug 24-26) with the 31st Big Island Marlin Tournament. 170 teams have competed so far in the first 6 legs of The Series.

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Results of Keoua’s Calvin Kelekolio long distance canoe race

The short course was eight miles from Honaunau into Napoopoo and back to Honaunau, and included the women, juniors, and mixed crews. The keiki junior division was a four mile race from Honaunau, past Moinui point, then back.

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Kamehameha-Hawaii and Keaau 7th Annual Kipimana Cup football opener

Kamehameha and Kea`au will kick off the football season Saturday, Aug. 26, with their perennial goodwill game dubbed The Kipimana Cup. “The start of the football season is part of the excitement of starting the new school year,” noted Bill Walter, president of W.H. Shipman, Limited. “The Kipimana Cup game was put together by Shipman, […]

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Pāhoa Neighborhood Facility community meeting Thursday (Aug 10)

The Hawai‘i County Department of Parks and Recreation invites community members to the Pāhoa Neighborhood Facility on Thursday, August 10, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. This meeting is to discuss a community partnership with the Department to keep the Skate Park a safe drug- and alcohol-free park.

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‘Ohana Shoreline Fishing Tournament registration deadline extended until Monday (July 31)

The Hawaii County Department of Parks and Recreation invites anglers to register for the 21st Annual ‘Ohana Shoreline Fishing Tournament on August 18-20, 2017.

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Invisible Hand at the Diamon Head finish of the Transpac 2017 race on Thursday, July 13, 2017. Photo courtesy of Sharon Green/Ultimate Sailing.

Invisible Hand wins the Transpac 2017 race

Thursday (July 13) at 11:20:10 a.m. INVISIBLE HAND crossed the Diamond Head finish line to become the ORR Overall 1st place winner in Transpac 2017.

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Andrews Gym Biddy Basketball League being organized

The Hawai‘i County Department of Parks and Recreation announces that Andrews Gym will hold an organizational meeting for a Co-ed Biddy Basketball League for ages 5-6 and 7-8. The League meeting will be held on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 from 5 p.m. at Andrews Gym in Hilo. All interested teams must send a representative to […]

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Comanche at the Transpac 2017 start in California. Photo courtesy Sharon Green / Ultimate Sailing

Comanche is the first monohull to finish the Transpac 2017 race

At 1130 HST Jim Clarke’s 100-foot monohull Comanche, a stunning 100 footer, is set to cross Diamond Head Finish line before noon Tuesday (July 11), and will dock at Gordon Biersch, inside Honolulu Harbor.

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