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Hilo Walmart fire under investigation

Hawaii 24/7 Staff UPDATED, 3:15 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 31 Police are investigating a suspicious fire Tuesday (Dec. 30) at a store on Makaala Street in Hilo. Responding to a 4:24 p.m. call from an employee at Walmart, Fire Department and police personnel learned that employees had extinguished a burning rack of clothing. The entire store […]

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Walmart recalls dolls due to burn hazard

About 174,000 My Sweet Love / My Sweet Baby Cuddle Care Baby Dolls are recalled. The circuit board in the chest of the doll can overheat, causing the surface of the doll to get hot, posing a burn hazard to the consumer. Walmart has received 12 reports of incidents, including two reports of burns or […]

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Walmart Mainstays five-piece card table and chairs set

Walmart recalls card table due to finger amputation hazard

About 73,400 Mainstays five-piece card table and chair sets are recalled. The chairs can collapse unexpectedly, posing a fall hazard and a risk of finger injury, including finger amputation. Injury reports include one finger amputation, three fingertip amputations, sprained or fractured fingers and one report of a sore back.

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Walmart expands solar installations in Kona

MEDIA RELEASE Walmart and SunEdison has announced completion of new solar power installations in the islands at three Walmart stores in Kahului, Kailua-Kona and Kapolei, doubling the total number of stores in Hawaii powered by renewable solar energy. The installations contribute to the company’s broader aspirational goal of being supplied 100 percent by renewable energy. […]

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Walmart trampolines recalled due to fall hazard

About 92,000 Sportspower BouncePro 14′ Trampolines are recalled. The netting surrounding these trampolines can break, allowing children to fall through the netting and be injured. Sportspower has received 17 reports of the net breaking, resulting in 11 injuries including broken bones, back and neck injuries, and contusions.

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Inflatable swimming pool slides recalled due to death and neck injuries

Wal-Mart Stores and Toys R Us are announcing the recall of about 21,000 inflatable Banzai in-ground pool water slides. During use, the slide can deflate, allowing the user to hit the ground underneath the slide and become injured. The slide is also unstable and can topple over in both still and windy conditions and carries […]

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Big Island project included in 'Acres for America'

Big Island project included in ‘Acres for America’

MEDIA RELEASE Walmart’s 2012 Acres for America program is helping conserve more than 49,000 acres of critical wildlife habitat across the United States. Acres projects connect existing lands to protect migration routes, provide access for people to enjoy the outdoors and help ensure the future of rural economies that depend on forestry, tourism and recreation. […]

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Special Olympics fundraiser puts athletes first and police up a scaffold

Cop on Top: Last day to chip in for Special Olympics

Special Olympics fundraiser puts athletes first and police up a scaffold

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The coffee maker can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers. Walmart has received 83 reports of overheating, smoking, melting, burning and fire, including three reports of minor burn injuries to consumer’s hands, feet and torso. Reports of property damage include a significant kitchen fire and damage to countertops, cabinets and a wall.

Walmart recalls General Electric coffee makers due to fire hazard

The coffee maker can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers. Walmart has received 83 reports of overheating, smoking, melting, burning and fire, including three reports of minor burn injuries to consumer’s hands, feet and torso. Reports of property damage include a significant kitchen fire and damage to countertops, cabinets and a wall.

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a Wal-Mart on January 9.

A surveillance camera captured the witness in the area around the time another man was seen near a Maroon Ford Contour at 4 p.m. The 20-year-old driver of the Ford later reported that several items had been removed from his locked car.

Police looking for witness to Kona car break-in

a Wal-Mart on January 9. A surveillance camera captured the witness in the area around the time another man was seen near a Maroon Ford Contour at 4 p.m. The 20-year-old driver of the Ford later reported that several items had been removed from his locked car.

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The recalled necklaces contain high levels of cadmium. Cadmium is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.The recalled jewelry is shaped as a metal crown or frog pendant on a metal link chain necklace in a crown hinged box.

FAF Inc. recalls children’s necklaces sold exclusively at Walmart stores due to high levels of cadmium

The recalled necklaces contain high levels of cadmium. Cadmium is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.The recalled jewelry is shaped as a metal crown or frog pendant on a metal link chain necklace in a crown hinged box.

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The Hawai'i Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in a property damage investigation. According to the victim, his red 2005 Ford Ranger pickup truck tailgate was keyed while parked near the Garden Section of the Hilo Wal-Mart store on December 1, 2009, at approximately 9:00 a.m.

Police investigating damage to vehicle at Hilo Walmart

The Hawai’i Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in a property damage investigation. According to the victim, his red 2005 Ford Ranger pickup truck tailgate was keyed while parked near the Garden Section of the Hilo Wal-Mart store on December 1, 2009, at approximately 9:00 a.m.

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Kona Walmart reopens; police investigating terroristic threat

Kona Walmart reopens; police investigating terroristic threat

Baron Sekiya and Karin Stanton| Hawaii 24/7 1:50 p.m. September 17, 2009 It has been reported to Hawaii 24/7 that the Kailua-Kona Walmart has been cordoned-off and the area is being evacuated of employees and the public Thursday afternoon (Sept 17). Fire, hazmat crews and police are on the scene. We are trying to get […]

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