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Mayor requesting proposals to effectively deal with solid waste

Mayor Billy Kenoi officially launched the drive to develop a clean, modern and efficient waste reduction technology for the County of Hawai‘i with the release of Stage 1 of the county’s request for proposals (RFP) on March 3. The RFP process will allow the county to select a proven, economically viable and environmentally friendly process […]

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Mayor Kenoi submits operating budget to the Hawaii County Council

This FY 2014-2015 budget is $9,403,477 or 2.3 percent larger than the budget in effect when this administration took office in 2008. During the past five years of budget challenges caused by the national and international recession, we have continued to invest in county infrastructure while restricting spending and coping with increased health care and […]

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Legislature 2014 opens; Kenoi addresses lawmakers

Hawaii 24/7 Staff State lawmakers headed Wednesday to the Capitol to start their 4-month legislative session where the budget and preschool education likely will be among the top priorities. Senate Minority Opening Day Comments at the 28th State Legislature by State Senator Sam Slom Senate President Kim, Governor Abercrombie, distinguished former State Senators, guests and […]

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County acquires open space at Ooma

217-acre shoreline parcel to be protected in perpetuity

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Student advocate attend ceremonial bill signing

Kenoi, Kanuha sign legislation raising age of tobacco sales

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Mountain View Playground opens

MEDIA RELEASE The new children’s playground next to Mountain View Park and A.J. Watt Gym was blessed and dedicated Nov. 22 at a public ceremony. This is the seventh playground opened since Mayor Billy Kenoi took office in 2008, representing an investment of more than $1 million in playgrounds for keiki islandwide. Kenoi was joined […]

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Kenoi signs bill on genetically engineered crops

MEDIA RELEASE Mayor Billy Kenoi signed Bill 113 on Thursday, Dec. 5. Below is the message he sent to the Hawaii County Council: Aloha, Chair Yoshimoto and Members: On Nov. 19, 2013 the Hawaii County Council adopted Bill 113 Draft 3 adding a new article relating to Genetically Engineered Crops and Plants, and on Nov. […]

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Kenoi on vacation beginning Dec. 6

MEDIA RELEASE Mayor Billy Kenoi will be on vacation beginning Friday, Dec. 6 to cheer on his son Justin, 13, at the Pop Warner Super Bowl in Kissimmee, Fla. Justin Kenoi is a member of the Big Island Pop Warner champion Panaewa Alii football team, which is the first Hawaii Island team to win the […]

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Opening ceremony for Mountain View playground (Nov. 22)

MEDIA RELEASE Mayor Billy Kenoi, Puna Councilman Zendo Kern, the Department of Parks and Recreation and the Friends of Mountain View Gym and Park invite the public to an opening ceremony for the new children’s playground at A.J. Watt Gym in Mountain View. Festivities will start 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22, at the Na Wai […]

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Kenoi’s statement on Naniloa Resort

MEDIA RELEASE Mayor Billy Kenoi issued the following statement Monday regarding the Naniloa Volcanoes Resort: “We strongly agree with the decision by the Board of Land and Natural Resources to enforce the terms of its lease with Hawaii Outdoor Tours, and we think that decision should stand. “No special consideration should be given to lessee […]

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Kenoi testifies before BLNR on Naniloa Volcanoes Resort

MEDIA RELEASE Mayor Billy Kenoi testified Friday before the state Board of Land and Natural Resources in Honolulu, urging the board to firmly enforce the lease terms and give no special consideration to the Naniloa Volcanoes Resort. Below is Kenoi’s complete testimony: Sept. 13, 2013 Honorable William J. Aila Jr., Chair And Members of the […]

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Kenoi seeks trade, travel partnerships with Taiwan

MEDIA RELEASE Mayor Billy Kenoi is in Taipei, Republic of China this week with eight other mayors from across the nation in an effort to strengthen and promote business, agricultural, educational and cultural ties with Taiwan. The government of Taiwan organized the 2013 U.S. Municipal Mayor Delegation to Taiwan from Sept. 1-7, and selected mayors […]

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Pahoa Community Aquatic Center reopens

Renovations total $1.5 million on pool and facility

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Kenoi, cabinet top Waimea town meeting agenda

MEDIA RELEASE Hawai’i County Mayor Billy Kenoi and his cabinet – which includes a number of new department directors – will top Waimea Community Association’s Town Meeting agenda at 5:15 p.m., Thurs., July 11 at Waimea School Cafeteria. This meeting date reflects a change in WCA’s usual first-Thursday schedule to avoid the busy Independence Day […]

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