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The County of Hawai'i is urgently seeking applicants to vacancies on the Board of Appeals, an important body whose key task is the interpretation of County Code and other laws related to planning and construction.

Members of the Board of Appeals hear appeals from final decisions by the Planning Director or the Director of Public Works.  The ideal candidate for the Board will have background or expertise in broad areas of planning and/or construction and be able to focus on the community needs without catering to special or self-interest.

Hawaii County seeking applicants to Board of Appeals

The County of Hawai’i is urgently seeking applicants to vacancies on the Board of Appeals, an important body whose key task is the interpretation of County Code and other laws related to planning and construction. Members of the Board of Appeals hear appeals from final decisions by the Planning Director or the Director of Public […]

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County extends vehicle registration deadline for June due to computer outages

The County of Hawai’i’s Vehicle Registration and Licensing Division announced Wednesday that it will be extending the renewal deadline for vehicle registrations and driver’s licenses from June 30 to July 7, amid an outage of the computer system used for processing.

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Traffic signal work at Keaau intersection Friday (June 2)

The Department of Public Works Traffic Division will be replacing the traffic signal controller cabinet at the Highway 11 intersection with the Kea‘au-Pāhoa Rd. and the Shipman Park entrance on Friday, June 2, 2017 between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., weather conditions permitting.

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The Pu‘uanahulu Landfill in Waikoloa and the Kealakehe Recycling and Transfer Station in Kailua-Kona will be closed all day on Saturday, October 8, 2016, due to road closures for the Ironman World Championship Triathlon in Kona.

Puuanahulu landfill and Kealakehe transfer station closed Ironman Triathlon day (Oct 8)

The Pu‘uanahulu Landfill in Waikoloa and the Kealakehe Recycling and Transfer Station in Kailua-Kona will be closed all day on Saturday, October 8, 2016, due to road closures for the Ironman World Championship Triathlon in Kona.

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Kamehameha Avenue flooded and closed in Hilo. Baron Sekiya Photo | Hawaii 24/7

County and State facilities to reopen Thursday (Sept 1)

Starting tomorrow, all County and State facilities, offices and services will be restored including Hele-On Bus service starting with the 3:15 AM bus to West Hawaii. Solid waste transfer stations and landfills will open according to regular schedule. County Parks will open and programs will resume on a case by case basis pending damage assessments […]

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Government and business temporary closures due to Hurricane Madeline

State and County government services will be closed along with Hele-On Bus service, solid waste transfer stations and landfills. Essential goverment services, such as the emergency services, will be open.

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The County of Hawaiʻi Department of Finance has expanded services in North Hawaiʻi area with the opening of a new Vehicle Registration & Licensing office in Waimea, at the former Kamuela Deli site.

The new location in the Waimea Center, 65-1158 Mamalahoa Hwy, Ste 1-A, replaces a counter at the Waimea Police Station.

Vehicle registration and licensing services expanded in Waimea

The County of Hawaiʻi Department of Finance has expanded services in North Hawaiʻi area with the opening of a new Vehicle Registration & Licensing office in Waimea, at the former Kamuela Deli site. The new location in the Waimea Center, 65-1158 Mamalahoa Hwy, Ste 1-A, replaces a counter at the Waimea Police Station.

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Effective July 1, 2011, the Governor signed into law Act 190, which requires State compliance certificates for all purchases of $2,500.00 or more.

All business entities and/or individuals wanting to do business with the State or any of the Counties will be required to obtain Tax Clearances (both State and Federal), Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA), and Department of Labor and Industrial Relations (DLIR) compliance certificates.

Website for business registration when doing state or county work

Effective July 1, 2011, the Governor signed into law Act 190, which requires State compliance certificates for all purchases of $2,500.00 or more. All business entities and/or individuals wanting to do business with the State or any of the Counties will be required to obtain Tax Clearances (both State and Federal), Department of Commerce and […]

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Hundreds attended the grand re-opening of the Mountain View Gym on the Big Island. The Mt. View Gym has been closed due to hazardous lead paint.

Mountain View Gym re-opens after two-year closure

Hundreds attended the grand re-opening of the Mountain View Gym on the Big Island. The Mt. View Gym has been closed due to hazardous lead paint.

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Mayor Billy Kenoi announced today that tight restrictions on hiring, overtime, purchases and other expenses have allowed the County of Hawai`i to realize a fund balance of $24.682 million at the end of the 2011 fiscal year on June 30.

That is $10.74 million more than the county expected to have on hand at the close of the fiscal year, and represents a determined effort by every department to cut costs, conserve resources, and increase the efficiency of county government, Mayor Kenoi said.

Hawaii County ends 2011 fiscal year in June with $24.7M fund balance

Mayor Billy Kenoi announced today that tight restrictions on hiring, overtime, purchases and other expenses have allowed the County of Hawai`i to realize a fund balance of $24.682 million at the end of the 2011 fiscal year on June 30. That is $10.74 million more than the county expected to have on hand at the […]

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Reeds Island Bridge will close Monday, April 25 to Friday, April 29 between the hours of 8:00 A.M. to 5:30 P.M. Easter activities at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church will alter travel on Kapi‘olani Street. Aupuni Street roadwork begins Monday, April 25 at 7 a.m. Kekuanaoa Street roadwork set for May 2-4.

Roadwork and Easter activities to alter traffic on Hilo streets

Reeds Island Bridge will close Monday, April 25 to Friday, April 29 between the hours of 8:00 A.M. to 5:30 P.M. Easter activities at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church will alter travel on Kapi‘olani Street. Aupuni Street roadwork begins Monday, April 25 at 7 a.m. Kekuanaoa Street roadwork set for May 2-4.

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The County of Hawai`i's Rubbish Drop-off site at Hawaiian Ocean View Estates Kahuku Park will be closed for New Year’s Day on Saturday, January 1, 2011.

We respectfully ask your kokua on this holiday.  The site will be locked so please do not illegally dump or litter around the closed facility.

The site will open the day after the holiday, January 2, 2011 and will resume normal Saturday operations beginning January 8, 2011.

Rubbish Drop-off site in Ocean View closed on New Year’s Day (Jan 1)

The County of Hawai`i’s Rubbish Drop-off site at Hawaiian Ocean View Estates Kahuku Park will be closed for New Year’s Day on Saturday, January 1, 2011. We respectfully ask your kokua on this holiday. The site will be locked so please do not illegally dump or litter around the closed facility. The site will open […]

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Administration urges Council to OK bond authorization

Administration urges Council to OK bond authorization

The following was submitted by Hunter Bishop, executive assistant to Mayor Billy Kenoi: Those who suggest we run for the bunker in tough economic times fail to see the opportunities that we have to make our island a better place to live. Lost in the anxiety many are feeling over the County budget is a […]

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The office of Immigration Information of the Mayor’s Office, in collaboration with the Exchange Clubs of Hilo, is coordinating its first Citizenship Day celebration on Friday, Sept.  17, 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.,  at Aunty Sally’s Luau Hale, 799 Piilani St., Hilo. 

The ceremony will honor our newest Americans who were recently naturalized by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). The public is invited to attend this free event.

County helps celebrate newest U.S. citizens

The office of Immigration Information of the Mayor’s Office, in collaboration with the Exchange Clubs of Hilo, is coordinating its first Citizenship Day celebration on Friday, Sept. 17, 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m., at Aunty Sally’s Luau Hale, 799 Piilani St., Hilo. The ceremony will honor our newest Americans who were recently naturalized by the […]

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