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Polling place at Hilo High School Cafeteria for the General Election on Tuesday, November 4, 2014. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Primary Election 2016: Kim to return to mayor’s office

Empty council seats in Hilo, Puna up for grabs; Rep. Evans in tight battle with Tarnas

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Lau announces candidacy for Mayor of Hawaii County

Hawaii County Managing Director Wally Lau Thursday (Jan 28) resigned his position and announced he is running for mayor of Hawaii County. Lau has helped manage the daily operations of the Hawaii County administration for the past seven years, as deputy managing director and managing director. His next step forward in a career of caring […]

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Agenda included environment, Keauhou aquifer, Kona airport customs, student robotics

Gabbard visits the Big Island, holds constituent meetings

Agenda included environment, Keauhou aquifer, Kona airport customs, student robotics

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First families welcomed home to Kamakoa Nui

Afforadable workforce housing project in Waikoloa opens its doors

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Hawaii Island United Way general campaign underway

MEDIA RELEASE Kick-off rallies in Hilo and Kona were conducted last week, celebrating the 46th Annual General Campaign of the Hawaii Island United Way. The goal for this year is to raise $1.2 million to support 54 programs that are provided by 40 partner agencies. Each year, more than 75 percent of Hawaii Island residents […]

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National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week

National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week

Hawaii 24/7 reporting by Margaret Masunaga Deputy Managing Director Wally Lau gave a personal perspective as the Kona community participated in a walk from Hale Halawai to the Friendly Place on Monday, Nov. 15 as part of 2010 National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week. A Night Without Walls & Candlelight Vigil will also be observed […]

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Family Peace Walk & Vigil

Family Peace Walk & Vigil

Hawaii 24/7 reporting by Margaret Masunaga Wally Lau, county Deputy Managing Director, led almost 100 marchers Friday evening in the Domestic Violence Family Peace Walk & Vigil from St. Michael’s Church down Alii Drive to the pier. Groups participating included Child & Family Services (organizers), Hope Services Hawaii, Solid Rock Ministries, Access Capabilities, St. Michael’s […]

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Konawaena grad interns with county planners

Konawaena grad interns with county planners

University of Washington student and Hawaii County intern Len Hamakado visits with county Deputy Managing Director Wally Lau in the Kona mayor’s office. Hamakado was hired through the Department of Defense stimulus funds. Hamakado, a 2008 graduate of Konawaena High School, said he gained valuable experience at the Planning Department in Kailua-Kona and enjoyed his […]

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Island non-profits still needed to put kids to work through Sept. 30 using federal stimulus money

Mayor’s Office takes advantage of Summer Youth Employment Program

Island non-profits still needed to put kids to work through Sept. 30 using federal stimulus money

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Signing ceremony for Ala Kahakai National Historic Trail (Feb. 21)

Signing ceremony for Ala Kahakai National Historic Trail (Feb. 21)

MEDIA RELEASE WHAT: Representatives of the National Park Service, state of Hawaii, and county of Hawaii join together as three levels of government to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to focus on establishing the Ala Kahakai National Historic Trail and to set forth the roles and responsibilities of each partner agency to protect 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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Forest City Hawaii unveiled its vision Monday for the development that will include more than 1,500 afffordable housing units.

Kamakana Village at Keahuolu taking shape

Forest City Hawaii unveiled its vision Monday for the development that will include more than 1,500 afffordable housing units.

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Mayor Billy Kenoi and Deputy Managing Director Wally Lau present Shizuko Teshima with a commendation recognizing her 102nd birthday in the landmark family restaurant, Teshima's, which is located in Honalo.

County recognizes Shizuko Teshima for her 102nd birthday

Mayor Billy Kenoi and Deputy Managing Director Wally Lau present Shizuko Teshima with a commendation recognizing her 102nd birthday in the landmark family restaurant, Teshima’s, which is located in Honalo.

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Kenoi, cabinet at Kona Town Meeting

MEDIA RELEASE Mayor Billy Kenoi is scheduled to speak 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, April 14 at the Kona Town Meeting at Old Kona Airport. Kenoi and his cabinet members are expected to discuss their plans to address Hawaii Island’s critical issues:  The current economy and budget shortfall, West Hawaii’s roads and traffic, future growth management in […]

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