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Delegation from Oshima Island visits Big Island

Delegation from Oshima Island visits Big Island

MEDIA RELEASE A delegation from Hawaii County Sister City Oshima Island visited the office of Mayor Billy Kenoi on Friday, delivering a gift in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Sister City relationship. In Japanese, Oshima means “big island” – so it’s fitting that Oshima Island’s only international Sister City relationship is with Hawaii’s […]

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Kona ceremony commemorates 2011 tsunami

Kona ceremony commemorates 2011 tsunami

MEDIA RELEASE Many groups worked together to organize the March 11 Tsunami Commemoration held in Kailua Village. In addition to KVBID, groups helping with the commemoration included Ahuena Heiau Inc., Courtyard by Marriott King Kamehameha Kona Beach Hotel, County of Hawaii, Hulihee Palace, Island Breeze, Kai Ehitu Canoe Club, Kai Opua Canoe Club, Keauhou Canoe […]

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Tsunami 2011: Condolence books in Kona, Hilo

Tsunami 2011: Condolence books in Kona, Hilo

Books of condolence now are available for signing at the mayor’s offices in Hilo and Kona, allowing Big Island residents to share their messages with the people of Japan. Art Taniguchi, Bank of Hawaii regional vice president and Honorary Consul General of Japan to Hilo, unveiled the books Thursday and said they give an opportunity […]

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