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Hawaii County seeks 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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Hawaii County Inaugural Ceremonies in Hilo Monday (Dec 5)

Photos from the inauguration ceremonies in Hilo. Alexandra Roth leads the newly sworn-in Mayor, Prosecuting Attorney and County Council members and audience in singing Hawaii Aloha to close inauguration ceremonies.

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The 2016 Hawai’i Tourism Authority (HTA) County Product Enrichment Program (CPEP) Ho’ike will be held at the Hilton Waikoloa Village on July 29th from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. This one day event is a celebration for all who have worked hard to support festivals, events and community programs in the county of Hawai’i. This Ho’ike will also provide a platform for CPEP applicants and grantees to network and connect with each other essentially creating a greater opportunity to grow their programs.

County of Hawaii and HTA to hold product enrichment program hoike on July 29, 2016

The 2016 Hawai’i Tourism Authority (HTA) County Product Enrichment Program (CPEP) Ho’ike will be held at the Hilton Waikoloa Village on July 29th from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. This one day event is a celebration for all who have worked hard to support festivals, events and community programs in the county of Hawai’i. This […]

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Kaipalaoa Landing Park. Photo courtesy of County of Hawaii

County to improve Kaipalaoa Landing Park at Hilo Bayfront

The County of Hawai’i is partnering with a community group to improve Downtown Hilo’s Kaipalaoa Landing Park, a historic site and favorite surf spot near the intersection of Waianuenue and Kamehameha Avenues. The project will repair damaged rock walls and restore eroded areas, repair grass and a walkway, and install new showers and picnic tables.

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County to hold Kupuna Alert Partners presentations in August

MEDIA RELEASE Mayor Billy Kenoi, the Hawaiʻi Police Department, Hawaiʻi County Office of Aging and Hawaiʻi County Mass Transit Agency, in partnership with Department of Attorney General, Crime Prevention and Justice Assistance Division, Community and Crime Prevention Branch Department of Commerce and Consumer Affair, Office of the Securities Commissioner Department of Health, Executive Office on […]

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Commission seeks nominations for open space purchases

The County of Hawai‘i Public Access, Open Space and Natural Resources Preservation Commission (PONC) is inviting the public to propose properties that should be purchased and preserved for open space.

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County of Hawaii offering home repair loans

The Office of Housing and Community Development is currently accepting applications to its’ Residential Emergency Repair Program (RERP). The RERP program was established in 1997 to make low interest loans available to low-and moderate-income homeowners who are interested in repairing and improving their primary residence.

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County announces park maintenance closure schedule for 2013

The County Department of Parks and Recreation has announced the general maintenance schedule for, ‘Āhalanui Park, Isaac Hale Memorial Park, Kahalu‘u Beach Park and Spencer Park at ‘Ōhai‘ula Beach for calendar year 2013. These periodic short-term closures are necessary to accomplish larger scale maintenance activities without putting the public at unnecessary risk or inconvenience.

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The report recommends the pursuit of using geothermal energy as a primary source to lessen Hawaii's dependence on fossil fuels.

Geothermal Working Group presents findings Wednesday (Jan 4)

The report recommends the pursuit of using geothermal energy as a primary source to lessen Hawaii’s dependence on fossil fuels.

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Kevin Dayton, executive assistant to County of Hawaii Mayor Billy Kenoi, has resigned from his county position to return to a newspaper reporting position with the Honolulu Star-Advertiser.
Dayton, 51, served in the Kenoi administration for nearly three years. His responsibilities included communications and special projects.

Mayor’s Executive Assistant Dayton leaves for newspaper position

Kevin Dayton, executive assistant to County of Hawaii Mayor Billy Kenoi, has resigned from his county position to return to a newspaper reporting position with the Honolulu Star-Advertiser. Dayton, 51, served in the Kenoi administration for nearly three years. His responsibilities included communications and special projects.

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The County of Hawaii, Department of Parks & Recreation announces the closing of Reeds Bay Beach Park from Monday, Aug. 29, through Dec. 31, 2011 for construction activities.  The park improvements will include new accessible walkways with integrated seat walls; grassing and landscaping; and new park amenities such as outdoor showers, a drinking fountain and picnic tables. 

Reeds Bay Park closed from Monday (Aug 29) until end of year

The County of Hawaii, Department of Parks & Recreation announces the closing of Reeds Bay Beach Park from Monday, Aug. 29, through Dec. 31, 2011 for construction activities.  The park improvements will include new accessible walkways with integrated seat walls; grassing and landscaping; and new park amenities such as outdoor showers, a drinking fountain and […]

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The County of Hawai’i invites Hawai’i Island communities to attend the Family Financial Empowerment Day in Hilo on April 9th from 10am to 2pm, at the County Building. No-cost tax preparation and one-on-one counseling services will be offered, as well as information on SNAP, Childcare and Housing assistance.

County sponsors a Family Financial Empowerment Day in Hilo Saturday (April 9)

The County of Hawai’i invites Hawai’i Island communities to attend the Family Financial Empowerment Day in Hilo on April 9th from 10am to 2pm, at the County Building. No-cost tax preparation and one-on-one counseling services will be offered, as well as information on SNAP, Childcare and Housing assistance.

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Members of the public helped the Hawai'i Police Department celebrate Police Week on Monday (May 10) at the Hilo police station.



In an outdoor ceremony, Mayor Billy Kenoi read a proclamation declaring May 9-15 as Police Week. He commended Chief Harry Kubojiri and the police officers who serve under him. "Not a day goes by that I'm not proud to serve with all of them," Kenoi said.

Opening ceremony for Police Week honors fallen officers

Members of the public helped the Hawai’i Police Department celebrate Police Week on Monday (May 10) at the Hilo police station. In an outdoor ceremony, Mayor Billy Kenoi read a proclamation declaring May 9-15 as Police Week. He commended Chief Harry Kubojiri and the police officers who serve under him. “Not a day goes by […]

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2010 Big Island Graduation Dates

Get ready to start picking those flowers and making those lei as commencement exercises for students are coming up soon. Graduation season for Big Island graduates runs from May 14 through June 26.

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