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Hanohano ousted by SanBuenaventura; Ilagan retains council seat

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Construction begins on $22.3M Pahoa District Park

MEDIA RELEASE The biggest single investment in recreational opportunity in Hawaii County history is coming to Lower Puna, following Thursday’s groundbreaking ceremony for the $22.3 million Pahoa District Park. Mayor Billy Kenoi, Councilmembers Greggor Ilagan and Zendo Kern and County officials joined members of the Puna community to kick off the project, which will provide […]

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Ilagan to hand over salary increase

MEDIA RELEASE On April 21, Councilman Greggor Ilagan submitted the following letter to the Hawaii County Salary Commission. His letter conveys his concerns about a pay raise being proposed for County Council Members. Ilagan addressed his letter to commission officers and members, including Pudding Lassiter, Marcella Stroh and Michael Sumja. In full, it reads: Aloha […]

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New County Council office open in Puna

MEDIA RELEASE Councilman Greggor Ilagan, of District 4, has reopened his office in Puna after months of renovations and building improvements to the old Pahoa Police Substation. “The public needs easy access to their government, and this new office will help achieve that goal,” Ilagan said. The new office is located at 15-2879 Pahoa Village […]

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Ag talk in Puna (Aug. 23)

MEDIA RELEASE An agricultural talk-story session with Council Member Greggor Ilagan is slated for 5:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23 at Pahoa Community Center.

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Ilagan on bus fare increase

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii County Council member Greggor Ilagan says he voted to support the Mass Transit system with the goal of further development of bus routes in Pahoa. Ilagan was among seven members of the council who approved the bus fare increase discussed in Bill 86. “I can’t ignore the needs of this community. That […]

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Ilagan hosts budget talk story (May 28)

MEDIA RELEASE Council Member Greggor Ilagan will host a talk story on the county budget at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 28 at Pahoa Community Center. The Council will convene a special meeting Thursday, May 30 to hear the second reading of the county’s Operating/Capital Improvements Projects Budget.

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Hawaiian Paradise Park bus route begins

MEDIA RELEASE A long awaited answer to public transportation needs was delivered April Fool’s Day with a new Hawaiian Paradise Park bus route. “All this time I had to walk … hitch a ride, and that’s pretty dangerous, but what else can you do? So this [new bus route] is good,” passenger Jeanne Seimer said. […]

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Hele-On service added to Hawaiian Paradise Park

MEDIA RELEASE Effective April 1, a change to the Pahoa-Hilo Hele-On Bus route will bring long-awaited service to the residents of Hawaiian Paradise Park. On any given day, a young mother has her child strapped to her back, hiking down Makuu Drive; residents struggle as they hitchhike long distances, and our kupuna become isolated and […]

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Ilagan hears ag concerns at Pahoa talk story

MEDIA RELEASE More than 60 people gathered March 22 at the Pahoa Community Center for an agricultural talk-story session. The Interim Dean of the University of Hawaii at Hilo’s College of Agriculture, Forestry, and Natural Resource Management (CAFNRM), Dr. Bruce Matthews, industry experts from the Hawaii Island Papaya Association, and County Council Member Greggor Ilagan […]

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Iligan on PGV steam release

MEDIA RELEASE At approximately 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 13, Puna Geothermal Venture, tripped off line and experienced a steam release. The steam was released through the plant’s Emergency Steam Release System, which abates hydrogen sulfide emissions. Council Councilman Greggor Ilagan of District 4, went directly from the council meeting in Hilo to the PGV site […]

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Ilagan on 'The Big Picture'

Ilagan on ‘The Big Picture’

MEDIA RELEASE In unity there is strength, and in unity there are also solutions. That is why as your council member an important action I plan to take is to start bringing people together. Each private subdivision has its challenges. I am open to listen to each one of them. That is the first step […]

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Ilagan on the size of government

Ilagan on the size of government

MEDIA RELEASE Greggor Ilagan is running for the County Council seat that represents Puna. He issued the following statement: My vision of government size is neither big government nor small government for Hawaii County. There is a third approach I call “common sense government.” The county does not need to hire or cut employees. What […]

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Ilagan seeks to become youngest isle councilman

MEDIA RELEASE Greggor Ilagan has filed nomination papers for the Puna District 4 Council seat. If he is successful in securing the Puna seat, 25-year-old Ilagan said he would be the youngest candidate ever elected to Hawaii County Council. Ilagan said, “I am here to listen and to help develop a winning strategy for our […]

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