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Mayor Kim to undergo surgery in Honolulu to clear blockage in artery

Hawai’i County Mayor Harry Kim will undergo surgery on Friday at the Straub Medical Center in Honolulu to clear a blockage in an artery in his lower extremities. Kim had been originally scheduled to have the surgery done at Stanford Medical Center. The purpose of the surgery is to alleviate claudication, or too little blood […]

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Covered play courts and baseball fields to reopen at Pahoa District Park Monday (Nov 19)

The Hawai‘i County Department of Parks and Recreation announces that the covered play courts and upper baseball fields at Pāhoa District Park will reopen on Monday, November 19, 2018. The public is invited to a blessing ceremony scheduled for 3 p.m. on November 19 at the covered play courts. Once the blessing ceremony is complete, […]

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County traffic signal maintenance schedule for West Hawaii

The County of Hawai‘i Department of Public Works Traffic Division will be conducting maintenance work on traffic signals along various locations in North and South Kona on Monday, November 19, 2018, to Wednesday, November 21, 2018; and on Friday, November 23, 2018, weather conditions permitting.

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County recycling program no longer accepts #5 plastics

Due to changes in global recycling markets, starting December 1, 2018, the County of Hawai’i will no longer accept #5 plastics, plastic grocery bags, nor any clam shell-type plastic (salad, bentos, fruit, etc.) in the mixed recyclable bins at the Recycling & Transfer Stations.

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County of Hawaii honors exemplary employees at awards ceremony

The County of Hawai’i held its 53rd Annual Employee Recognition awards ceremony for 2017-2018 on Tuesday night, with 30 exemplary employees nominated for the categories of Manager, Supervisor, and Employee of the Year.

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Hookena Beach Park to close November 7-8 for water line repairs

The Hawai‘i County Department of Parks and Recreation is informing the public that Ho‘okena Beach Park, located in Captain Cook, Hawai‘i, will be closed on November 7 and 8, 2018, due to water line repairs. The presence of large machinery and open trenches as Department staff work to reroute the park’s water lines will make […]

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Hele-On Bus. Photo courtesy of the Office of the Mayor, County of Hawaii

County closing Mass Transit satellite sales office at the County building

The County of Hawai’i Mass Transit Agency is closing its satellite office at the County building at 25 Aupuni Street on Friday, November 2, and is moving its sales office for bus passes and taxi coupons to the Agency’s main office near the Hilo Transfer Station.

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Housing fair to help people affected by the Kīlauea Eruption on November 17

The County of Hawai‘i announces a Housing Fair aimed at rebuilding our community following the Kīlauea eruption on Saturday, November 17 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Kea‘au High School. The event, entitled “Kūkulu Hou – Rebuilding our Community – for Those Who were Affected and Those Who Want to Help,” will provide an […]

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Pahoa Community Aquatic Center

County taking bids to work on restoration of Pahoa Community Aquatic Center

The Hawai‘i County Department of Parks and Recreation announces an Invitation For Bid has been released for proposals to complete restoration work at the Pāhoa Community Aquatic Center. This work is necessary as a result of the eruption and seismic activity that occurred in the lower East Rift Zone from May through August of this […]

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Public tours of Puuanahulu landfill on 25th anniversary

The County of Hawaiʻi Department of Environmental Management’s Solid Waste Division would like to acknowledge the 25th anniversary of the opening of the West Hawaiʻi Sanitary Landfill (WHSL) in Puʻuanahulu (Waikoloa), South Kohala, located on Puʻu Pōhaku Road.

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Restriping on Leilani Street in Hilo beings Monday (Oct 22)

The County of Hawai‘i Department of Public Works Traffic Division will be restriping Leilani St. from Kanoelehua Ave. to Railroad Ave. Work is scheduled between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 2:30 a.m. from Monday, October 22, 2018, and is expected to be completed by Wednesday, October 31, 2018, weather conditions permitting. No roadwork will […]

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County of Hawaii seeks feedback on redesigned website

The County of Hawaiʻi is in the process of reimagining its website. We seek the public’s feedback to make it useful, user-friendly, and exciting. Please take a quick online survey to tell us: What you like about the current website What you don’t like What you’d like to see that is missing The image you’d […]

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Hele-On double decker bus. Photo by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Mayor announces Carreira as new Mass Transit Agency Administrator

Mayor Harry Kim has announced that bus transportation veteran Brenda Carreira will be the new County of Hawai’i Mass Transit Agency Administrator, effective November 1, 2018. Carreira has served as the Operations Manager for Roberts Hawai‘i Tours in Hilo since 2012 and was Kona Operations Manager for Polynesian Adventures from 2005 to 2012. Carreira, a […]

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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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