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Firefighters plan EMS Week 5K family run/walk May 24

Firefighters plan EMS Week 5K family run/walk May 24

MEDIA RELEASE In celebration of Emergency Medical Services Week, the Hawaii Fire Department is sponsoring its 9th annual EMS 5K Family Run/2 Mile-Walk/Keiki Fun Run on Sunday, May 24, 2009. The event will take place at Liliuokalani Park, and the public is invited to participate. This year’s proceeds will benefit the Big Island Chapter of […]

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An Enviro 500 double-decker bus on Aupuni Street in Hilo is ready for a demonstration run for the media and county officials.

Could a double-decker bus be in the Big Island’s future?

An Enviro 500 double-decker bus on Aupuni Street in Hilo is ready for a demonstration run for the media and county officials.

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Suggestions for open space acquisitions sought

Suggestions for open space acquisitions sought

MEDIA RELEASE The Public Access, Open Space and Natural Resources Preservation Commission (PONC) encourages the public to submit new suggestion forms for future land acquisition and preservation. Suggestion forms for the current year are due by the last business day of May 2009. The Public Access, Open Space and Natural Resources Preservation Fund was established […]

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Charter Commission set to begin its review

Charter Commission set to begin its review

MEDIA RELEASE The 11-member Charter Commission appointed by the Mayor was convened this year by law – once every 10 years — to review the County Charter and propose changes. The Commission met for the first time this year on March 13 for an organizational meeting. Chairman of the Commission is Ed Haitsuka; vice chairman […]

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County's West Hawaii Offices moving on April 13

County’s West Hawaii Offices moving on April 13

MEDIA RELEASE The County’s expanded staff in West Hawai‘i will be housed in a new location beginning Monday, April 13, when temporary administration offices open at the Kona Center on Hanama Place. The new offices will not only house the Office of the Mayor, but will have accommodations for the directors of Parks and Recreation, […]

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New playground equipment in Pahoa was dedicated on Friday morning by the county. The playground is located next to the skate park and Pahoa Aquatic Center.

Children’s playground ready for the public in Pahoa

New playground equipment in Pahoa was dedicated on Friday morning by the county. The playground is located next to the skate park and Pahoa Aquatic Center.

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Friday, Feb 13 deadline for Kohala action committees

MEDIA RELEASE REMINDER: APPLICATIONS DUE FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2009 FOR THE NORTH AND SOUTH KOHALA COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PLAN ACTION COMMITTEES The County of Hawaii Planning Department will be accepting applications for the North and South Kohala Community Development Plans Action Committees until Friday, February 13, 2009. The Action Committees will be part of an exciting […]

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Pohoiki Bypass blessing, opening Monday

Pohoiki Bypass blessing, opening Monday

MEDIA RELEASE The public is invited to the opening and blessing of the new Pohoiki bypass road near Isaac Hale Beach Park in Puna at noon, Monday, Dec. 29. The three-quarters of a mile long county bypass road will allow motorists to avoid the portion of coastal Highway 137 near Isaac Hale Beach Park where […]

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County inauguration set for Dec. 1

County inauguration set for Dec. 1

MEDIA RELEASE The inauguration for the newly elected mayor, council members, and prosecuting attorney is slated for noon, Monday, Dec. 1 at the Afook Chinen Civic Auditorium in Hilo. The public is invited to attend.  The program will begin with a prelude of familiar selections chose by bandmaster Paul Arceo and the Hawaii County Band. […]

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