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BIPC announces 2013 Lava Tube, Torch of Light awards

MEDIA RELEASE The Big Island Press Club has given the Democratic Party House District 5 Council the dubious honor of the 2013 Lava Tube Award for its behind-closed-doors handling of a special election naming three nominees to replace Rep. Denny Coffman, who left in the middle of his term. District 5 covers Kailua- Kona, Kealakekua, […]

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Big Island Press Club awards Governor Abercrombie their dishonorable Lava Tube Award

The Big Island Press Club this week gave Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie the dubious honor of naming him the recipient of the club’s 15th annual Lava Tube award for a number of his actions last year. Like the lava tube itself, the award recognizes the year’s most notable offense for keeping the public in the […]

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The state Board of Land and Natural Resources is this year's recipient of the Big Island Press Club’s negative Lava Tube Award for running afoul of the state's open meetings law.
 
The state Office of Information Practices ruled late last year that the Land Board violated state law when it proposed amendments to state boating rules.

BLNR wins Lava Tube Award dishonor from Big Island Press Club

The state Board of Land and Natural Resources is this year’s recipient of the Big Island Press Club’s negative Lava Tube Award for running afoul of the state’s open meetings law. The state Office of Information Practices ruled late last year that the Land Board violated state law when it proposed amendments to state boating […]

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BIPC rips County Council; applauds Civil Defense

BIPC rips County Council; applauds Civil Defense

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii County Council Members, having run roughshod over the Sunshine Law in the last year, earned the Big Island PressClub’s 13th annual Lava Tube award in recognition of the year’s most notable offenses against the public’s “right to know.” The County Council disregarded the Sunshine Law when reorganizing last June, sparking a lawsuit […]

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