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MANA is a flowy, calligraphy-style mural that honors Hawai‘i Island’s terrestrial and spiritual elements of earth, fire, and water. Photo courtesy of Emad Rashidi

Temple Children paints downtown Hilo’s largest mural

Downtown Hilo’s largest public mural, located on the corner of Haili and Keawe Streets, was recently completed by Temple Children.

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The Hawaiʻi Police Department is proud to announce the 2nd Annual Hilo ‘Shop with a Cop’ charity event which will be held at the Hilo Target Store on Saturday morning, December 9, 2017. This collaborative community event helps bring joy to at-risk teens and young children during the holidays in a unique way that bridges important relationships and transforms possible fears into friendships.

Hilo ‘Shop with a Cop’ charity event to be held Saturday (Dec 9)

The Hawaiʻi Police Department is proud to announce the 2nd Annual Hilo ‘Shop with a Cop’ charity event which will be held at the Hilo Target Store on Saturday morning, December 9, 2017. This collaborative community event helps bring joy to at-risk teens and young children during the holidays in a unique way that bridges […]

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Project Operation Christmas Child collects 10,827 gift boxes

`Tis the season and Operation Christmas Child is in full swing at the Hawaiʻi Police Department. Total shoeboxes collected for East Hawaiʻi this year is 6,103 and for the Big Island a total of 10,827.

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Underwater and shoreline clean up seeking volunteers in Kailua-Kona Saturday (Sept 16)

Jack’s Diving Locker is donating one free tank rental per diver and 1/2 off rental gear for divers participating in the annual International Coastal Clean Up Day to clean up Kailua Pier 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at the Kailua Bay pier in Kona.

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Hawaii Lodging & Tourism Association presents $35,000 to Hawaii Island homeless services agencies

The Hawai‘i Lodging & Tourism Association presented a combined $35,000 to two Hawai‘i Island non-profit agencies focused on servicing homelessness, in partnership with the Institute for Human Services (IHS) and the County of Hawai‘i. The grants—to HOPE Services of Hawai‘i Island and Hawai‘i Rise Foundation—were presented at a reception on August 31 at the Waikoloa […]

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Firefighter Chili Cook-Off in Waimea Saturday (Aug 26)

Join Hawaii Wildfire Management Organization (HWMO) for tasty chili and good music under the stars on Saturday, August 26 from 4:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the Red Barn at Parker Ranch.

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The County of Hawai'i is urgently seeking applicants to vacancies on the Board of Appeals, an important body whose key task is the interpretation of County Code and other laws related to planning and construction.

Members of the Board of Appeals hear appeals from final decisions by the Planning Director or the Director of Public Works.  The ideal candidate for the Board will have background or expertise in broad areas of planning and/or construction and be able to focus on the community needs without catering to special or self-interest.

Hawaii County seeking applicants to Board of Appeals

The County of Hawai’i is urgently seeking applicants to vacancies on the Board of Appeals, an important body whose key task is the interpretation of County Code and other laws related to planning and construction. Members of the Board of Appeals hear appeals from final decisions by the Planning Director or the Director of Public […]

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The County of Hawai'i wishes to express heartfelt thanks to all of the many volunteers and sponsors for their kokua during the massive two-day clean-up of Old Kona Airport Park, to make this facility a nicer place to play for our keiki.

County expresses heartfelt mahalo to Old Kona Airport clean-up volunteers

The County of Hawai’i wishes to express heartfelt thanks to all of the many volunteers and sponsors for their kokua during the massive two-day clean-up of Old Kona Airport Park, to make this facility a nicer place to play for our keiki.

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Hawaii Island receives $1M for locally sourced foods for SNAP participants

Senator Mazie K. Hirono (D-Hawaii) today announced that programs on Hawaii Island will receive $1 million in U.S. Department of Agriculture grant funding to support the purchasing of fruits and vegetables by Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participants.

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State Farm donates 500 home security systems to county firefighters

State Farm Insurance officially donated 500 home security systems on Monday (July 24) to Hawai’i County firefighters, in appreciation for the protection they provide to the community.

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‘Cop on Top’ fundraiser for Special Olympics Hawaii underway at Hilo and Kona Wallmart

Once again, the Hawai‘i Police Department is proud to sponsor the 14th annual “Cop on Top” fundraiser for Special Olympics Hawai‘i. This event will be held in East and West Hawai‘i at the Hilo and Kona Walmart Stores on (August 17), 7 a.m., to (August 19), 3 p.m.

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Malama Maunakea weed pull call for community volunteers

The Office of Maunakea Management’s (OMKM) successful Mālama Maunakea weed pull is seeking community members to volunteer to help prevent unwanted invasive species from being transported to the upper elevation areas of Maunakea. Upcoming Mālama Maunakea weed pulls are set for Saturday, July 22 and Saturday, August 12

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Old Kona Airport Park closed for clean-up August 9-10, 2017

The Department of Parks and Recreation will be closing the Old Airport Park in Kona from 7 a.m. on Wednesday, August 9 and Thursday, August 10, 2017, to facilitate community clean-up efforts.

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AARP Hawaii Seeks 2017 Andrus Award nominees

AARP Hawaii is accepting nominations for its 2017 Andrus Award for Community Service, which honors Hawaii residents, 50 and older, who are sharing their experience, talent, and skills to enrich the lives of their community members.

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