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Masunaga sworn in as District Judge

Karin Stanton | Hawaii 24/7 Editor Margaret Masunaga is the island’s newest judge. Masunaga was sworn in Tuesday as Third Circuit District Court judge by Hawaii Supreme Court Chief Justice Mark Recktenwald. After the oath of office, she was helped into her robes for the first time by husband Gail and daughters Colette and Jana. […]

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Hawaii delegation attends ABA Day 2014

Special to Hawaii 24/7 A delegation from Hawaii attended events in Washington, D.C. last earlier this month for American Bar Association Day 2014. ABA Day is the association’s annual grassroots action week and brings together lawyers from across the country to lobby members of Congress on issues important to the legal profession and the administration […]

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Hawaii delegation in D.C. for ABA Day 2013

Special to Hawaii 24/7 Big Island attorney Margaret Masunaga met recently with Hawaii Sens. Mazie Hirono and Brian Schatz in Washington, D.C. for ABA Day 2013. The issues supported by the Hawaii delegation include funding for Legal Services Corporation, prompt filling of judicial vacancies, and immigration reform to provide appointed counsel to vulnerable persons and […]

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Roya Sabri finds aloha inspiration at Big Island Film Festival

My first day as a county intern

Roya Sabri finds aloha inspiration at Big Island Film Festival

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Masunaga represents Hawaii at ABA Day

Masunaga represents Hawaii at ABA Day

Special to Hawaii 24/7 The American Bar Association (ABA) hosted ABA Day on Capitol Hill on April 18. Margaret Masunaga, ABA state delegate from Hawaii, met with Congresswoman Mazie Hirono (D-HI), Congressman Mike Honda (D-CA), and Congressman Gregorio Sablan (D-Northern Mariana). Hirono is supporting the ABA in continued full funding of Legal Services Corporation, VAWA […]

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Masunaga invited as only Hawaii representative at forum on women and the economy

Kona resident represents Hawaii at White House forum

Masunaga invited as only Hawaii representative at forum on women and the economy

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Whales put on Christmas Day show

Whales put on Christmas Day show

Reporting by Margaret Masunaga Regular Hawaii 24/7 contributor Margaret Masunaga and her family joined other passengers on the Sunset Sail dinner cruise on the Alala catamaran sailboat got a special gift from a school of whales Dec. 25. The passengers also included a couple renewing their marriage vows after 18 years of marriage, and a […]

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Japanese student ambassadors on environmental mission

Japanese student ambassadors on environmental mission

Reporting for Hawaii 24/7 by Margaret Masunaga Marina Nagata and Aina Katayama, of Shizuoka, Japan, beat 4,000 other students to win an environmental essay contest and are visiting the Big Island as Shizuoka Children’s Environmental Ambassadors. Gail and Margaret Masunaga are the host family during their stay in Kona. Shizuoka Broadcasting System Co., Shizuoka Newspaper […]

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'Law Week' poster winners honored

‘Law Week’ poster winners honored

Special to Hawaii 24/7 by Margaret Masunaga Konawaena Elementary School in Kealakekua honored the winners of the West Hawaii Bar Association poster contest winners this week. The contest was part of the Kona Law Week celebration, “Law in the 21st Century: Enduring Traditions, Emerging Challenges,” in May with the American Bar Association, Hawaii State Bar […]

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Busy Bee Buddies take their Hats Off and volunteer their time to collect donations for local chapter

Kona 4-H clubs kick in to assist American Red Cross

Busy Bee Buddies take their Hats Off and volunteer their time to collect donations for local chapter

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Konawaena student gets crash course in county business

Konawaena student gets crash course in county business

Karin Stanton | Hawaii 24/7 Contributing Editor, reporting by Margaret Masunaga As field trips go, Tiana Miller went on a pretty cool one Friday, Feb. 19. The Konawaena High School sophomore interested in law enforcement and the legal profession got the straight scoops during a day-long visit with Hawaii County officials in Kailua-Kona. Miller interviewed […]

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Hotel employees giving back; residents making the most of second chances

HIUW donors get creative raising funds

Hotel employees giving back; residents making the most of second chances

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Honokohau Village planning charrette fills CDP gaps

Honokohau Village planning charrette fills CDP gaps

Karin Stanton/Hawaii 24/7 Contributing Editor A week-long planning exercise met with near unanimous approval, filled in some specifics on the Kona Community Development Plan and gave the community a clear idea of what can be accomplished through the process. Partners in the collaboration included county officials and staff, residents, and PlaceMakers, an Alabama-based design and […]

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Bringing peace to each and every family

Bringing peace to each and every family

The Walk for Family Nonviolence took over the street between Halawai to Kailua Pier on Friday evening. In addition to residents were county staffers: Wally Lau, Deputy Managing Director, Barbara Kossow, Kona Office of the Mayor, Margaret Masunaga, Deputy Planning Director, Linda Walton and Kaua Jackson, Deputy Prosecuting Attorneys, Victim Counselors Jane Huntington, Cherith Cohn, and […]

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