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County to sell used equipment and vehicles

MEDIA RELEASE The County of Hawai‘i will accept sealed bids of used equipment and vehicles “AS IS” and “WHERE IS,” and the County issues NO WARRANTY to the highest bidder.  Bidding will close on Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 10 a.m. in the Council Chambers of the County Building, located at 25 Aupuni Street, Suite #1401, Hilo, […]

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Job seekers invited to job fair at Old Kona Airport Pavilion on Friday (May 24)

MEDIA RELEASE The American Job Center Hawai’i (AJCH) will be hosting a Job Fair on Friday,  May 24, 2019, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Old Kona Airport Pavilion.   This event is free and open to the public.  Those interested in attending are encouraged to come prepared with resumes and dressed professionally, as […]

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County Seeking Applicants for Boards and Commissions

MEDIA RELEASE The County of Hawai’i is seeking applicants to fill vacancies in various Boards and Commissions.  Members of most of these Boards and Commissions serve for staggered terms of five years, on a voluntary basis.  The following vacancies need to be filled: Cultural Resource Commission (2 vacancies; seeking an Architect and a Planner respectively for these vacancies)Environmental Management Commission (Council Districts 3, 5)Fire Board of Appeals: (5 […]

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Traffic signal repair at theHualālai/ Kinoole intersection in Hilo on Sunday (April 14)

MEDIA RELEASE Traffic signal repair at theHualālai/ Kinoole intersection in Hilo on Sunday (April 14) On Sunday, April 14, 2019, the Department of Public Works Highway Maintenance Division will repair the traffic signal wiring at the intersection ofHualālaiand Kinoole Streets in Hilo. The work will be conducted from 8 a.m. and be completed by 6:30 […]

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Hilo Transfer Station is Closed Early Today, April 5, 2019

MEDIA RELEASE The Hilo Transfer Station is closed early today, Friday, April 5, 2019, and will reopen as regularly scheduled on Saturday, April 6, 2019, from 6:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The closure is due to a traffic accident on the road leading to the Transfer Station. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you […]

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Hawaiian Beaches Easter Egg Hunt Wednesday (April 17)

The Hawai‘i County Department of Parks & Recreation would like to announce that, in conjunction with Queen Liliʻuokalani Children’s Center (QLCC), we will be hosting an Easter Egg Hunt on Wednesday, April 17, 2019, for ages 2 to 12 years old at the Hawaiian Beaches Community Center.

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Pāhala transfer station closes early Friday (March 29)

MEDIA RELEASE The Pāhala Transfer Station will close at 9 a.m. today (Friday, March 29, 2019) and will reopen as regularly scheduled on Saturday, March 30, 2019, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.  Until 6 p.m. this afternoon, the public can take their solid waste to the Waiʻōhinu Transfer Station, which is open seven days a […]

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Keei transfer station closes early Friday (March 29)

MEDIA RELEASE The Keʻei Transfer Station will close at 9 a.m. today (Friday, March 29, 2019) and will reopen as regularly scheduled on Sunday, March 31, 2019, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.  Until 4:15 p.m. this afternoon, the public can take their waste to the West Hawaiʻi Sanitary Landfill (known as the Puʻuanahulu landfill), which […]

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Keauhou transfer station closes early Friday (March 29)

MEDIA RELEASE The Keauhou Transfer Station will close at 9 a.m. today (Friday, March 29, 2019) and will reopen as regularly scheduled on Saturday, March 30, 2019, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.  Until 4:15 p.m. this afternoon, the public can take their solid waste to the West Hawaiʻi Sanitary Landfill (known as the Puʻuanahulu landfill), […]

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‘Game of Extremes’ climate change workshop in Hilo Wednesday (April 3)

Join the County of Hawaiʻi for a “Game of Extremes”! This workshop will be a fun way to learn about climate change, its impacts, and how we can adapt. Faced with climate impacts on a fictional community, participants will decide how to make community assets most resilient.

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County announces short-term vehicle disposal assistance program

The County of Hawaiʻi Department of Environmental Management Derelict/Abandoned Vehicle Section is initiating a short‐term program in March 2019 that is designed to assist County residents with the disposal of unwanted vehicles.

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Mayor Kim’s office submits the county budget for FY2019-2020

This proposed FY 2019-20 budget is $55,533,138 or 10.7 percent larger than the FY 2018-19 budget and includes two new funds, the General Excise Tax Fund, and the Short Term Vacation Rental Enforcement Fund. This budget reflects $26.1 million in additional salaries, wages, and employee benefit expenses. Fringe benefit increases were a result of higher […]

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Three vent sites in Leilani Estates subdivision at 6:30 a.m. Friday, May 4, 2018. The area has been evacuated due to fumes, fire and lava hazards. Photos by Steven Royston | Special to Hawaii 24/7

Kilauea eruption recovery webpage available for those impacted

A webpage dedicated to Kīlauea eruption recovery is now live on the County site at www.hawaiicounty.gov/kilauea-e…

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Kaulana Manu Nature Trail to close for parking and restroom construction

The Kaulana Manu Nature Trail (formerly known as Kipuka 21) will be closed beginning March 2, 2019, for construction of restroom and parking facilities. The construction is expected to be completed by September, with the trail reopening soon after.

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