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A convoy of military vehicles heads up Waikoloa Road Friday (May 27) on their way to Pohakuloa Training Area. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Military convoys in West Hawaii between PTA, Kawaihae and Kona International Airport

U.S. Army and U.S. Marine Corps units from Oahu are scheduled to conduct various types of training here in October that will require equipment be convoyed to Pohakuloa Training Area (PTA) from Kawaihae Harbor and Kona International Airport.

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Daniel K. Inouye International Airport in Honolulu. Hawaii 24/7 File Photo.

Parking at Hawaii airports are forecast to be crowded over the Labor Day weekend

The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) Airports Division alerts travelers of limited parking at the five main airports across the state during the Labor Day weekend due to an anticipated increase in airline passengers or a reduction in available parking spaces. Two improvement projects at the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL) have reduced the […]

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Daniel K. Inouye International Airport in Honolulu. Hawaii 24/7 File Photo.

Free WiFi now available throughout Daniel K. Inouye International Airport, coming to Hilo and Kona

HDOT and Boingo will bring Wi-Fi and DAS networks to additional airports in Hawaii including Kahului Airport (OGG), Hilo International Airport (ITO), Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport at Keahole (KOA) and Lihue Airport (LIH) in 2018. The high-density Wi-Fi network is built to meet large-scale mobile demands. Since the Wi-Fi launched in December 2017, there […]

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Smoke from Kona International Airport emergency training exercises is seen Tuesday, Feb. 24 from Queen Kaahumanu Highway. (Photo courtesy of Scott Stanton)

Firefighting exercises at airport in Kona to produce smoke February 20-22, 2018

The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) notifies the public that there will be fire training exercises at the Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport at Keahole (KOA) for the Hawaii District Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighters (ARFF) on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, and Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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Gov. David Ige today announced the release of more than $40 million for the state’s capital improvements program (CIP) that will be administered by various state departments and agencies.

Governor releases more than $40M for capital improvement projects across the state

Gov. David Ige today announced the release of more than $40 million for the state’s capital improvements program (CIP) that will be administered by various state departments and agencies.

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United Airlines flight has mechanical issues, lands safely in Kona

United Airlines flight 641, with 355 people on board (344 passengers, 11 crew) out of Los Angeles, landed at Kona International Airport after having mechanical issues in-flight Thursday morning (July 23). The plane was bound for Honolulu but diverted to Kona and landed at about 10:45 a.m. The flight had been schedule to arrive on Oahu at 10:39 a.m.

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Virgin koa forest for sale in Hakalau

MEDIA RELEASE The third largest privately owned old-growth koa forest on the planet is for sale on the Big Island. Named Ohana Sanctuary, the property covers nearly five square miles of pristine koa cloud forest and is listed for $22 million. Beverly Molfino of Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers is representing the sellers in the […]

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Native moth responsible for koa defoliation

MEDIA RELEASE The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) has documented extensive defoliation of large sections of mature koa forest on Hawaii Island, which scientists believe is the result of a natural but sudden proliferation of a native moth. Koa trees in the Hilo and Hamakua regions, between […]

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‘Growing Koa in Hawaii Nei’ symposium draws 100

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawaii Forest Industry Association (HFIA) has announced 110 people attended the “Growing Koa in Hawaii Nei” symposium Nov. 16 at Kilauea Military Camp (KMC) in Volcanos National Park. More than 40 of them participated in the tour of Keauhou Ranch, Ka’u the following day. The symposium brought together landowners, foresters, students and […]

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HFIA extends ‘Growing Koa in Hawaii Nei’ registration

MEDIA RELEASE There is still time to register for the Hawaii Forest Industry Association’s (HFIA’s) “Growing Koa in Hawaii Nei” Symposium, Friday, Nov. 16 and Saturday Nov. 17 at Kilauea Military Camp, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. On Friday, Nov. 16, presentations will take place in the Ohia Room from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and […]

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HFIA hosts ‘Growing Koa in Hawaii Nei’ symposium (Nov. 16-17)

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawaii Forest Industry Association (HFIA), in conjunction with a group of community leaders, will present the “Growing Koa in Hawaii Nei” Symposium on Friday, Nov. 16 and Saturday Nov. 17. Presentations are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16 in the Ohia Room at Kilauea Military Camp (KMC) in Hawaii Volcanos National Park, […]

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Four Seasons Resort, Hawaiian Legacy Hardwoods partner to restore koa forest

Campaign to plant 500,000 native trees kicks off

Four Seasons Resort, Hawaiian Legacy Hardwoods partner to restore koa forest

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Hawaii's Woodshow announces new award; deadline March 1

Hawaii’s Woodshow announces new award; deadline March 1

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii’s Woodshow, the 18th annual statewide juried woodworking show of the Hawaii Forest Industry Association, is scheduled for March 27 through April 11, at the Academy Art Center, Honolulu Academy of Arts. “Koa: Standing the Test of Time,” to be presented by the Hawaii Department of Agriculture, is an award that will be […]

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Superferry authors plan isle appearances

MEDIA RELEASE The authors of a new book on the Superferry have three appearances on the Big Island slated next week. Koohan Paik and Jerry Mander will read from their new book “Superferry Chronicles” * Kona Outdoor Circle, Monday, Jan. 12 at 6:30 p.m. * Kahuina Gallery, 128 Kiauea, Hilo Tuesday, Jan. 13 at 6:00 […]

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