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Puna Pono Alliance meeting (Nov. 29)

MEDIA RELEASE The Puna Pono Alliance invites the general public to attend another exciting and informational Community Meeting 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29 at the Akebono Theatre, 15-2942 Pahoa Village Road, Pahoa. The focus of this meeting will be to discuss protecting Puna from further geothermal exploitation and industrialization. Speakers include: * Palikapu Dedman, president […]

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Council cancels meeting on elections lawsuit

Special meeting is postponed after Hawaii County’s Corporation Counsel said they would be in conflict representing the chairman, clerk and others in the lawsuit.

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Ex-elections workers sue Yagong, Kawauchi

Two staffers file lawsuits alleging defamation, negligence; county also named

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The Hawaii County Council listens to County Clerk Jamae Kawauchi and Deputy Clerk Steve Lopez talk about the Primary Election. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Council accepts clerk’s report detailing Primary Election

Kawauchi criticizes state Office of Elections for not taking responsibility

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A polling site at Hawaiian Paradise Park's community center on primary election day Saturday (Aug 11). Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Elections: State cites ‘poor planning, implementation, and leadership’

Clerk issues response ahead of County Council special meeting Monday in Hilo

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Election Division office in Hilo. (Hawaiii 24/7 photo by Karin Stanton)

Absentee ballots to be accepted in Kona (Aug. 9 & 11)

Karin Stanton | Hawaii 24/7 Editor In a third change, Big Island voters may now drop off their absentee ballots at West Hawaii Civic Center. In addition to mailing ballots, delivering them to Hilo or turning them in to a polling place on election day, the Kona early walk-in voting site will accept absentee ballots […]

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Stene: Yagong shortsighted on impact fees

Stene: Yagong shortsighted on impact fees

(Reader Opinions Disclaimer: This column allows members of the community to share their opinions and views, which do not necessarily reflect those of Hawaii 24/7, its staff, sponsors or anyone other than the writer. Hawaii 24/7 reserves the right to refuse any column deemed to be misinformation, of an unethical nature, a personal attack, or […]

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Kenoi and Yagong update the public at Kona Town Meeting

Hawaii County Mayor Billy Kenoi and Council Chairman Dominic Yagong were featured speakers at the Kona Town Meeting Tuesday (April 10) at the Old Kona Airport Pavillion.

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Kona Town Meeting: County update (April 10)

Kona Town Meeting: County update (April 10)

MEDIA RELEASE What is the economic outlook for Hawaii County in 2013? How does the Mayor plan to balance next year’s County Budget without raising taxes? What major projects is the County planning for next year? What are the priorities for the Hawaii County Council for next year? Guest speakers will be Mayor Billy Kenoi […]

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Yagong to deliver Hamakua project updates (March 19)

Yagong to deliver Hamakua project updates (March 19)

MEDIA RELEASE Council Chairman Dominic Yagong invites the public to a meeting to update the community on projects in the Hamakua Area. The meeting is 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 19 at the Honokaa Peoples Theatre. Project updates include the Ahualoa Well Project, Kapulena Well Project, Honokaa Sewer Connection Project, Lehua Sidewalk Project, and the leasing […]

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Yagong announces mayoral candidacy

Surrounded by his family in their Honokaa home County Council Chairman Dominic Yagong announces the start of his campaign to become Hawaii County mayor

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Mayor's budget kicks in with new fiscal year

Mayor’s budget kicks in with new fiscal year

Karin Stanton | Hawaii 24/7 Editor The county’s 2011-2012 budget went into effect Friday, July 1. The final version is the one Mayor Billy Kenoi proposed several months ago, after a last minute veto vote failed at Thursday’s County Council meeting. The $367.3 million budget had become something of a tug-o-war between Kenoi and a […]

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Council calls special meeting (June 24); needs majority six votes to over-ride mayor's veto

Hawaii County budget tug-of-war continues

Council calls special meeting (June 24); needs majority six votes to over-ride mayor’s veto

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Yagong announces anonymous county tip line

Yagong announces anonymous county tip line

Karin Stanton | Hawaii 24/7 Editor Residents now have a way to make complaints and report concerns anonymously, according to an email received by Hawaii 24/7. According to the email, Hawaii Council Chairman Dominic Yagong said the service was implemented at no additional cost, as a phone line assigned to the chairman’s staff was converted. […]

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