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A Kauai woman received several e-mails as part of a Nigerian scam attempting to obtain large sums of money from her. The e-mails contained a photo of a Hawai'i County police officer, a Police Department logo and other information that had been cut-and-pasted from the Hawai'i Police Department's website in an apparent attempt to mimic official letterhead and impersonate a police officer pressuring her to comply with the Nigerian scam.

Nigerian email scam pretends to be Hawaii County Police

A Kauai woman received several e-mails as part of a Nigerian scam attempting to obtain large sums of money from her. The e-mails contained a photo of a Hawai’i County police officer, a Police Department logo and other information that had been cut-and-pasted from the Hawai’i Police Department’s website in an apparent attempt to mimic […]

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The Paradise Roller Girls host the Garden Island Renegade Rollerz of Kauai Saturday (March 12) at Hilo's Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium. Video of the match.

Do you derby? The Paradise Roller Girls pack the house in Hilo

The Paradise Roller Girls host the Garden Island Renegade Rollerz of Kauai Saturday (March 12) at Hilo’s Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium. Video of the match.

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Investigation by the Hawaii Police Department revealed that on April 12, 2008, the victim of the assault and his girlfriend attended a birthday party at a private residence near Pahoa. Shortly before midnight, approximately 15 men entered the residence where the party was being held.

Jury finds Kauai man guilty of assault in Pahoa

Investigation by the Hawaii Police Department revealed that on April 12, 2008, the victim of the assault and his girlfriend attended a birthday party at a private residence near Pahoa. Shortly before midnight, approximately 15 men entered the residence where the party was being held.

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Big Island Police are searching for a 36-year-old man who was reported as missing.

Seth Umiamaka Jr. was last heard from by his family on February 15, 2008. Umiamaka may be living on the island of Kauai. His last known address on the island of Hawai'i was in Kealakekua.

Umiamaka is described as local, 6-foot-1 and 166 pounds.

Police searching for missing man Umiamaka

Big Island Police are searching for a 36-year-old man who was reported as missing. Seth Umiamaka Jr. was last heard from by his family on February 15, 2008. Umiamaka may be living on the island of Kauai. His last known address on the island of Hawai’i was in Kealakekua. Umiamaka is described as local, 6-foot-1 […]

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Lt. Governor James R. “Duke” Aiona, Jr. today announced that the State will provide more than $8.3 million to the four counties to reduce and prevent underage drinking in Hawai‘i.

Through a 2006 federal grant, the state committed $10.45 million over five years to address the public health concern of underage drinking.

State steps up effort to curb underage drinking

Lt. Governor James R. “Duke” Aiona, Jr. today announced that the State will provide more than $8.3 million to the four counties to reduce and prevent underage drinking in Hawai‘i. Through a 2006 federal grant, the state committed $10.45 million over five years to address the public health concern of underage drinking.

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Surf along west facing shores of the Big Island will be 7 to 10 feet through tonight.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high surf advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in the advisory area...producing rip currents and localized beach erosion.

High surf advisory for West Hawaii until Sunday (Dec 27)

Surf along west facing shores of the Big Island will be 7 to 10 feet through tonight. Precautionary/preparedness actions… A high surf advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in the advisory area…producing rip currents and localized beach erosion.

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Surf will be 6 to 8 feet along east facing shores and also along west facing shores of the Big Island that exposed to the northwest swell today.

High surf advisory until 6 p.m. this evening (Dec 9)

Surf will be 6 to 8 feet along east facing shores and also along west facing shores of the Big Island that exposed to the northwest swell today.

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A powerful storm system passing far north of the Hawaiian Islands has generated a large open ocean swell...which is expected to reach the Hawaiian waters later tonight. This northwest swell is forecast to rise rapidly...first near Kauai and Niihau...and then quickly spread southeast down the island chain. The swell will likely peak on Wednesday...with open ocean swell heights near 14 feet...before gradually diminishing Thursday and Friday.

Large northwest swells expected (Nov 24-25)

A powerful storm system passing far north of the Hawaiian Islands has generated a large open ocean swell…which is expected to reach the Hawaiian waters later tonight. This northwest swell is forecast to rise rapidly…first near Kauai and Niihau…and then quickly spread southeast down the island chain. The swell will likely peak on Wednesday…with open […]

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High surf advisory for east facing shores until 6 p.m.

High surf advisory for east facing shores until 6 p.m.

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI 336 AM HST THU NOV 19 2009 …HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR EAST FACING SHORES OF KAUAI OAHU MOLOKAI MAUI AND THE BIG ISLAND… .STRONG TRADE WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO PRODUCE ROUGH AND CHOPPY SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES TODAY. KAUAI WINDWARD-OAHU KOOLAU-OLOMANA-MOLOKAI WINDWARD- MOLOKAI LEEWARD-MAUI WINDWARD WEST-MAUI […]

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High Surf Advisory remains in effect until 6 am HST Monday...

Surf along east facing shores of Kauai...Oahu...Molokai...Maui and the Big Island will be 8 to 12 feet through Sunday night. Surf will decrease afterward...but remain elevated into early next week.

High surf advisory with surf 8-12 feet on East shores forecast

High Surf Advisory remains in effect until 6 am HST Monday… Surf along east facing shores of Kauai…Oahu…Molokai…Maui and the Big Island will be 8 to 12 feet through Sunday night. Surf will decrease afterward…but remain elevated into early next week.

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Mayors join special campaign to promote Hawaii tourism

Mayors join special campaign to promote Hawaii tourism

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii’s four county mayors will join state and county tourism officials next week for a special marketing campaign in Los Angeles to promote Hawaii as a wonderful visitor destination. The special promotional campaign is entitled “Hawaii: A Thousand Reasons to Smile,” and was organized by the Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau, its Island […]

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45 positions are available in conservation and must be filled by September 23rd! AmeriCorps Members start on September 23rd, 2009 and the program is 42 weeks long. Benefits include: a living stipend, health care, loan forbearance, and a child care stipend. An Education Award of $4,750 for current or future school loans is awarded upon completion of service.

Recovery Youth Conservation Corps looking for workers

45 positions are available in conservation and must be filled by September 23rd! AmeriCorps Members start on September 23rd, 2009 and the program is 42 weeks long. Benefits include: a living stipend, health care, loan forbearance, and a child care stipend. An Education Award of $4,750 for current or future school loans is awarded upon […]

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Statewide public workshops planned on day-use mooring buoys

Statewide public workshops planned on day-use mooring buoys

MEDIA RELEASE DLNR and Malama Kai Foundation seek public input HONOLULU – The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) and Malama Kai Foundation are seeking public input through statewide workshops in August and September to help develop the state’s first 10-year Day-Use Mooring Buoy Plan for the main Hawaiian Islands. Day-use moorings are used […]

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High surf advisory until 6 p.m. Sunday (Aug 2) with surf 6 to 8 feet

High surf advisory until 6 p.m. Sunday (Aug 2) with surf 6 to 8 feet

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI 337 AM HST SUN AUG 2 2009 NIIHAU-KAUAI WINDWARD-KAUAI LEEWARD-OAHU SOUTH SHORE- WAIANAE COAST-MOLOKAI WINDWARD-MOLOKAI LEEWARD-LANAI MAKAI- KAHOOLAWE-MAUI LEEWARD WEST-MAUI CENTRAL VALLEY-LEEWARD HALEAKALA- KONA-SOUTH BIG ISLAND-BIG ISLAND NORTH AND EAST-KOHALA- 337 AM HST SUN AUG 2 2009 …HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST […]

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