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LS3-Robot

Marines test robot pack animal during RIMPAC 2014 exercises

The Boston Dynamics LS3 robot, a newer version of their ‘Big Dog’ robot, is undergoing field tests on Oahu during the RIMPAC 2014 exercises.

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The Honokaa Jazz Band performs at the 2010 Peace Day Parade & Festival in Honokaa

Honokaa High School Jazz Band to tour Oahu

State Representative Mark Nakashima (Hamakua, North Hilo, South Hilo) announced that the Honoka’a Jazz Band from Honoka’a High School will be on its annual concert tour of Oahu from April 24-27. This year, the award winning band devotes its talents to the service of others. Hunger, homelessness, domestic violence and senior comfort remain a part […]

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Coast Guard searches for missing sailor from Oahu

The Coast Guard is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a mariner last seen departing Ala Wai boat harbor Thursday evening. Greg Stephanoff departed the Ala Wai boat harbor alone on his 42-foot Catalina Sloop, C:Drive, at approximately 8 p.m. Thursday. His destination was unknown and he has not been heard from since.

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Mayor Billy Kenoi presented the 2012-2013 budget to the Hawaii County Council. Photo courtesy of the Office of the Mayor, County of Hawaii

Mayor Kenoi testifies at the legislature in Honolulu Tuesday (Jan 15)

“This is my fifth message to the Senate Ways and Means and House Finance Committees, and we are encouraged by signs of a gradual economic recovery at the state level, including recent increases in visitor arrivals and visitor spending. Most importantly, we are relieved to see the recent declines in unemployment statewide. We all understand […]

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Parker School in Waimea. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7.

Parker School debaters bring home a trophy from Oahu tournament

The Parker School debate team came away with the trophy for largest number of winning ballots from the University Lab School Debate Non-Qualifying Tournament on November 17. One of thirteen schools who participated in the event, they earned 57 winning ballots. Iolani School came in second with 52 winning ballots. Damien Memorial School won the […]

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R5AY hooked and emaciated 11-14-12-t

Monk seal recovering on Oahu after reconstructive surgery from hook injury

On Wednesday (Nov 14) a 15 year-old female Hawaiian monk seal, known by her flipper tags as “R5AY,” was reported seen with a hook in her cheek on Oahu. She was safely captured by NOAA Fisheries staff and transported to Waikiki Aquarium for further evaluation and supportive care.

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Joseph Roy Carrion

Police are searching for Oahu man wanted on bench warrants

Big Island police are searching for a 32-year-old Oahu man wanted on two bench warrants for contempt of court. Joseph Roy Carrion frequently travels to the Big Island and may be in the Waikoloa area. He is described as 5-foot-5, 165 pounds with black hair and brown eyes.

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As heavy rains, high winds and flooding continues over the islands of Kaua'i and O'ahu, Governor Neil Abercrombie this morning signed a disaster proclamation for both islands. The proclamation allows for any necessary and appropriate steps to be carried out; and provides for activation of civil defense and other emergency functions to ensure public health and safety.

Governor Abercrombie signs disaster proclamation for Kauai and Oahu storm damage

As heavy rains, high winds and flooding continues over the islands of Kaua’i and O’ahu, Governor Neil Abercrombie this morning signed a disaster proclamation for both islands. The proclamation allows for any necessary and appropriate steps to be carried out; and provides for activation of civil defense and other emergency functions to ensure public health […]

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Governor Neil Abercrombie with the 2012 State of the State address.

Governor Abercrombie presents his 2012 State of the State Address

‘Earlier this month, the Council of Revenues projected a 3 percent decline in our revenue forecast, which amounts to $130 million. The question then, is how do we address what could be a daunting fiscal picture.’

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Coral reef affected by Montipora White Syndrome. Note the large swath of white skeleton tissue surrounded by normal (brown) corals. USGS Photo

Coral reef disease hits Kaneohe Bay on Oahu

Scientists have discovered an outbreak of coral disease called Montipora White Syndrome in Kāneʿohe Bay, Oʿahu. The affected coral are of the species Montipora capitata, also known as rice coral.

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The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a High Surf Advisory for East facing shores of Kauai, Oahu, Molokai, Maui and the Big Island through 4 p.m. Saturday (Oct 15). Strong Northeasterly winds, due to an approaching front moving down from the North, will cause rough wind generated surf.

High Surf Advisory issued for East facing shores until 4 p.m. Saturday (Oct 15)

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a High Surf Advisory for East facing shores of Kauai, Oahu, Molokai, Maui and the Big Island through 4 p.m. Saturday (Oct 15). Strong Northeasterly winds, due to an approaching front moving down from the North, will cause rough wind generated surf.

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Big Island Police are searching for a 31–year-old woman reported as missing. 

Kelly Malson, a.k.a. Kelly-Ann Tokeshi, has not been seen or heard from in approximately 3 to 4 weeks. 

She is described as Japanese, 5-foot-2, 105 pounds, with a slim build. She has black hair, brown eyes and a light complexion.

Police searching for Hilo woman who may be on Oahu

Big Island Police are searching for a 31–year-old woman reported as missing. Kelly Malson, a.k.a. Kelly-Ann Tokeshi, has not been seen or heard from in approximately 3 to 4 weeks. She is described as Japanese, 5-foot-2, 105 pounds, with a slim build. She has black hair, brown eyes and a light complexion.

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The University of Hawaii at Hilo volleyball team embarks on a 20-match season in 2011 beginning with a pair of NCAA Division II West Region matches on Oahu as they face the University of Alaska Fairbanks on Friday, August 26 and University of Alaska Anchorage on Saturday, August 27 in 1 p.m. matches in McCabe gym.

UH-Hilo volleyball team kicks-off season Friday (Aug 26) on Oahu

The University of Hawaii at Hilo volleyball team embarks on a 20-match season in 2011 beginning with a pair of NCAA Division II West Region matches on Oahu as they face the University of Alaska Fairbanks on Friday, August 26 and University of Alaska Anchorage on Saturday, August 27 in 1 p.m. matches in McCabe […]

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Big Island police are renewing their request for the public's help in locating a 42-year-old North Kona woman who was reported missing.

Naomi Sanders left her Kainaliu home the night of June 6.

Honolulu Police received an unconfirmed Crime Stoppers tip about a possible sighting on Oahu on or about June 15 in the Nimitz area in the vicinity of the Honolulu airport. She was wearing black shorts and a blue T-shirt.

Missing Kona woman Sanders may have been seen on Oahu

Big Island police are renewing their request for the public’s help in locating a 42-year-old North Kona woman who was reported missing. Naomi Sanders left her Kainaliu home the night of June 6. Honolulu Police received an unconfirmed Crime Stoppers tip about a possible sighting on Oahu on or about June 15 in the Nimitz […]

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