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Hookena Beach Park to close November 7-8 for water line repairs

The Hawai‘i County Department of Parks and Recreation is informing the public that Ho‘okena Beach Park, located in Captain Cook, Hawai‘i, will be closed on November 7 and 8, 2018, due to water line repairs. The presence of large machinery and open trenches as Department staff work to reroute the park’s water lines will make […]

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CDC: Excessive drinking costs U.S. $223.5 billion

CDC: Excessive drinking costs U.S. $223.5 billion

MEDIA RELEASE A new study finds excessive alcohol consumption cost the United States $223.5 billion in 2006, or about $1.90 per drink. By implementing effective community-based prevention strategies, we can reduce excessive alcohol consumption and its costs. Excessive alcohol consumption is known to kill about 79,000 people in the United States each year, but a […]

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Mayor's Office helps tackle underage drinking

Mayor’s Office helps tackle underage drinking

MEDIA RELEASE The Office of the Mayor is sponsoring a free conference to review and discuss the County of Hawaii Request for Proposals (RFP) for Underage Drinking Prevention. Funding is available to Hawaii Island organizations to implement “evidence based programs” that target the reduction of alcohol consumption among youth ages 12 to 17. This initiative […]

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DLNR: fireworks and alcohol are not permitted in state parks, forest and harbors

DLNR: fireworks and alcohol are not permitted in state parks, forest and harbors

MEDIA RELEASE July 4 holiday safety reminders from DLNR: Fireworks, alcohol not permitted in state parks, forests and harbors Keep safe distances away from fireworks displays HONOLULU — The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) is reminding the public about safety prohibitions regarding July 4 celebrations statewide. “To protect both people and natural resources […]

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