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Council Districts 6 & 9 forum (Oct. 8)

MEDIA RELEASE A moderated candidate forum is set for 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 8 at Kealakehe High School cafeteria featuring two sets of candidates. The candidates for County Council for District 6, Volcano through South Kona, are Maile David and incumbent Brenda Ford. The candidates for County Council for District 9, Waikoloa through Kohala, are […]

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Ford to seek new Ka‘u council seat

Ford to seek new Ka‘u council seat

MEDIA RELEASE Brenda Ford has announced she will run for the County Council seat in the new District 6 (Kona, Ka’u and Volcano) in the 2012 election. “The rural and agricultural areas of Ka’u, North & South Kona, and Volcano lend themselves to having one representative who understands rural and agricultural areas.” Ford said. “Since […]

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Smart declines to seek re-election

Smart declines to seek re-election

MEDIA RELEASE Brittany Smart has announced she will not be seeking a second council term at this time, but is keeping her options open for the future. “Due to personal reasons, I am unable to commit to another two year term at this time. I am honored to serve District 6, but have to think […]

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Tsunami recovery meeting at Yano Hall (April 18)

Tsunami recovery meeting at Yano Hall (April 18)

MEDIA RELEASE County Council members Brenda Ford and Brittany Smart will co-host a community meeting to provide information from the Small Business Administration (Olivia Humilde), Habitat for Humanity West Hawaii (Patrick Hurney), and the Hawaii State Civil Defense on the possibilities for financial or other assistance for tsunami damage or destruction. The meeting is 6 […]

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Fire fighting operations on the Kealakekua mauka brush fire in Kona were continued today. Presently the burning is limited to hot spots and smoldering logs and trees. Very little active fire activity has been reported and operations are limited to wetting down those hot spots and mopping up of the area.

Kealakekua fire now down to hot spots, mopping up (Jan. 12)

Fire fighting operations on the Kealakekua mauka brush fire in Kona were continued today. Presently the burning is limited to hot spots and smoldering logs and trees. Very little active fire activity has been reported and operations are limited to wetting down those hot spots and mopping up of the area.

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National Parks Service, Forestry & Wildlife bring additional crews, equipment to battle Kealakekua forest fire

South Kona may see some relief over weekend

National Parks Service, Forestry & Wildlife bring additional crews, equipment to battle Kealakekua forest fire

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Palamanui amendments before council

Palamanui amendments before council

Karin Stanton/Hawaii247 Contributing Editor A rezoning request from Palamanui developers is up before the County Council at its Wednesday, Oct. 7 meeting in Kona. The developers had asked for the consideration due to the faltering economy, but remain committed to getting started on a college campus adjacent to the 725-acre commercial and residential complex. Kona […]

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Enlighten me on Palamanui

Enlighten me on Palamanui

Last Tuesday night, Council member Brenda Ford held a public meeting about the plan for the 696 acres known currently as Palamanui. A big mahalo to Ford for educating the public and taking the lead on this development agreement!   I came away with so many more questions. This property is located north of the […]

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Did a councilwoman just sue herself?

Did a councilwoman just sue herself?

Karin Stanton/Hawaii247 Contributing Editor Yup. South Kona Councilwoman Brenda Ford last week filed a lawsuit in Third Circuit Court against the County Council. Of course, Ford is in her second term on that very governmental body. So, yes, she has just sued herself, but not for doing anything wrong. Just for clarification of part of […]

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Ford hosts Palamanui 'talk story' Sept. 29

Ford hosts Palamanui ‘talk story’ Sept. 29

Kona Councilwoman Brenda Ford is hosting a “talk story” community meeting to discuss possible amendments to Palamanui development. The meeting is 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 29 at Kahakai Elementary School. Palamanui has requested a change to its development agreement, which essentially would allow the developer to restructure zoning conditions agreed three years ago, while moving […]

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How do you feel about temporary tents? Tell Ford

How do you feel about temporary tents? Tell Ford

Ford wants to hear from you about temporary tents Kona Councilwoman Brenda Ford is seeking opinions about the proposed use of tents as temporary residences during construction.   Aloha, Council Member Naeole has presented the County Council with Bill 103 that will allow a land owner with a valid building permit to occupy a tent […]

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Sweeping votes push power positions back to Hilo; Naeole voted council's new vice chair

Council shuffle shifts leadership to Hilo

Sweeping votes push power positions back to Hilo; Naeole voted council’s new vice chair

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Community Enterprise meeting Feb. 10 on economy

Community Enterprises will present its monthly Kona Town Meeting focusing on: Hawaii Island’s Economic Outlook for 2009. When: 6-8 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 10 Where: Makaeo Events Pavilion, Old Kona Airport Park.  Speakers include: Brenda Ford – County Council, District 7, South Kona    Nancy Crawford – County Director of Finance   George Applegate – Executive […]

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Mayor Kenoi takes over county reins

HILO — Mayor Billy Kenoi used his inaugural speech to promise a hiring freeze for county government, an efficient and reliable bus transit system and a new system to track requests and applications.

A crowd of hundreds gathered Monday in Afook-Chinen Civic Stadium to watch as Kenoi, the nine-member county council and prosecuting attorney were sworn in.

Mayor Kenoi takes over county reins

Mayor Kenoi takes over county reins HILO — Mayor Billy Kenoi used his inaugural speech to promise a hiring freeze for county government, an efficient and reliable bus transit system and a new system to track requests and applications. A crowd of hundreds gathered Monday in Afook-Chinen Civic Stadium to watch as Kenoi, the nine-member […]

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