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An abandoned vehicle in Keaau. Hawaii 24/7 File Photo

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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Parks and Recreation hiring summer fun workers overseeing keiki

Hawai‘i County Department of Parks and Recreation has extended its deadline seeking applicants for temporary summer jobs working with keiki who attend its 2019 Summer Fun Program.

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CERT basic training course in Ka‘u for March-April, 2019

Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency is providing a basic emergency response training course in Ka‘u at the Discovery Harbour Community Center starting Sunday, March 24, 2019. This Community Emergency Response Team Basic Training Course provides participants with classroom and hands-on instruction on what to do in an emergency or disaster.

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County housing department’s administration section moves to new location in Hilo

The Mayor’s office is pleased to announce that the Administration section of the Office of Housing and Community Development (OHCD) has re-located to 1990 Kino‘ole Street, Suite #102, Hilo, Hawai‘i 96720.

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All Hawaii County landfills and recycling and transfer stations will be open on Presidents’ Day

All County landfills and recycling and transfer stations will be open on Presidents’ Day, February 18, 2019 (Monday). For further information, please visit our www.hawaiizerowaste.org website or contact our Department of Environmental Management’s Solid Waste Division at 961-8270 or via email at swd@hawaiicounty.gov

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Hawaii County seeking applicants for boards and commissions

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.

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County vehicle registration and license services suspended in Kona & Waimea

The Finance Department reports that Vehicle Registration and Driver’s License Services are not available in Waimea and at the West Hawaii Civic Center until further notice due to severed cables by falling trees. Services are available in Hilo and Pahoa. We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your patience as we restore services.

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Mechanical loading of mulch not available at East Hawaii facility February 8-13, 2019

The County of Hawaiʻi was recently notified by Hawaiian Earth Recycling, LLC, that the supply of mulch has been depleted at the East Hawaiʻi Organics Facility in Hilo. Mechanical loading of mulch will not be available from Friday, February 8 through Wednesday, February 13, at the East Hawaiʻi Organics Facility.

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County self-service kiosk to renew vehicle registrations opens at Hilo Safeway Thursday (Feb 14)

In the interest of reducing long lines, Hawai‘i County’s Vehicle Registration & Licensing Division offices will introduce a self-service kiosk at the Hilo Safeway store for customers to renew their Hawaii County vehicle registrations. The grand opening of the kiosk will take place on Thursday, February 14, 2019, at 10 a.m.

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Police Officer and Firefighter of the Year to be honored Monday (March 18)

The Aloha Exchange Club of East Hawaiʻi will honor the 20th Annual Police Officer & Fire Fighter of the Year on Monday, (March 18). This year’s signature event will salute two of Hawaiʻi County’s outstanding public servants, Police Officer Daniel Tam, and Medical Specialist Chas Taketa.

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Hawaii County introduces opportunity zones tax incentive program

Hawai‘i County is introducing a new federal tax incentive program, Opportunity Zones, in Hilo and Kona, which offers tax benefits designed to attract private investment and stimulate economic growth in disadvantaged areas.

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