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Kealakehe Regional Park final master plan to be unveiled

The County of Hawai‘i Department of Parks and Recreation cordially invites the public to a presentation of the final master plan for the proposed Kealakehe Regional Park. The master plan will be available for public review from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, July 23, in the Community Meeting Hale (Building G) of the West […]

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West Hawaii Civic Center is awarded LEED Silver status

The West Hawai‘i Civic Center (WHCC) has been awarded LEED Silver status by the U.S. Green Building Council for its environmentally efficient structures and grounds. For a building to achieve LEED certification, its construction must meet criteria in six performance standards: a sustainable site, water efficiency, energy and atmosphere, materials and resources, indoor environmental quality, […]

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'Greatest Infection of the Sea' presentation (Jan. 4)

‘Greatest Infection of the Sea’ presentation (Jan. 4)

MEDIA RELEASE Capt. Charles Moore will discuss the ‘Greatest Infection of the Sea,’ which is detailed in his new book, “Plastic Ocean: How a Sea Captain’s Chance Discovery Launched a Determined Quest to Save the Oceans” at 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 4 at the West Hawaii Civic Center. Plastic Ocean tells how Moore returns to […]

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A recent recycling audit conducted in October, established that 98 percent of the waste generated at the facility by County employees is being recycled or reused instead of being thrown into our landfills. The diversion rate for the entire facility, including public-generated waste, is 90 percent.

West Hawaii Civic Center approaches Zero Waste

A recent recycling audit conducted in October, established that 98 percent of the waste generated at the facility by County employees is being recycled or reused instead of being thrown into our landfills. The diversion rate for the entire facility, including public-generated waste, is 90 percent.

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Mayor Billy Kenoi will officially mark the start of solar power at the West Hawai’i Civic Center (WHCC) on Tuesday, August 2, at 3:30 p.m. when he turns on the 250-kilowatt solar photovoltaic project at the new County facility. This will convert the 80,000-square-foot complex to 100-percent solar power.

West Hawaii Civic Center to be powered by 100 percent solar energy

Mayor Billy Kenoi will officially mark the start of solar power at the West Hawai’i Civic Center (WHCC) on Tuesday, August 2, at 3:30 p.m. when he turns on the 250-kilowatt solar photovoltaic project at the new County facility. This will convert the 80,000-square-foot complex to 100-percent solar power.

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'Be A Star' acting workshop in Kona (July 18)

‘Be A Star’ acting workshop in Kona (July 18)

MEDIA RELEASE “Be A Star,” a free intergenerational acting workshop is scheduled for 1:30-3:30 p.m. Monday, July 18 at the Community Center in West Hawaii Civic Center. Instructor is Felicity Johnson. There will be theater games, improvisation, acting out some 5-minute scenes and stage technique instruction. It is open to all ages from 10 years […]

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Kapilina Brick Garden at West Hawaii Civic Center

Kapilina Brick Garden at West Hawaii Civic Center

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii Island Rotarians, with cooperation from the County of Hawaii, are creating a community brick garden at the new Civic Center with all the net proceeds benefiting Big Island non-profits. Kapilina, the name for the brick garden is a Hawaiian word meaning the connection of the past to the present and into the […]

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Former Mayor Harry Kim wants complex to be known as 'the people's place'

West Hawaii Civic Center officially open for business

Former Mayor Harry Kim wants complex to be known as ‘the people’s place’

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The official dedication of the West Hawai’i Civic Center will take place Thursday, April 14 at the new facility located at 74-5044 Ane Keohokalole Highway, on the corner of Ane Keohokalole Highway and Kealakehe Parkway.

The dedication begins at 4 p.m. with a short ceremony at the gazebo in the middle of the civic center. An open house will follow. Donated refreshments will be served during the blessing and open house, which will conclude at 6 p.m.

West Hawaii Civic Center dedication and open house

The official dedication of the West Hawai’i Civic Center will take place Thursday, April 14 at the new facility located at 74-5044 Ane Keohokalole Highway, on the corner of Ane Keohokalole Highway and Kealakehe Parkway. The dedication begins at 4 p.m. with a short ceremony at the gazebo in the middle of the civic center. […]

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Council blesses West Hawaii Civic Center

Council blesses West Hawaii Civic Center

Karin Stanton | Hawaii 24/7 Editor The County Council hosted a blessing Wednesday morning before its first full meeting at the new West Hawaii Civic Center. After a mail lei blessing and ceremony by Kahu Danny Akaka Jr., the public was invited into the council chambers, where the council honored two high school teams of […]

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Slight service delays, interruptions expected; personnel moving though February

County offices, agencies moving into West Hawaii Civic Center

Slight service delays, interruptions expected; personnel moving though February

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Buy a brick, help 'Grow Our Own Teachers'

Buy a brick, help ‘Grow Our Own Teachers’

MEDIA RELEASE Growing Our Own Teachers’ initial fundraising effort is joint project with Rotary Clubs, other community groups and the County of Hawaii to create an everlasting tribute on the site of the new West Hawaii Civic Center. Laser engraved bricks are available for sale now through Dec. 10. These bricks will be professionally placed […]

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