Archive | March, 2011

Perspectives on health care talk story (March 30)

Perspectives on health care talk story (March 30)

MEDIA RELEASE Perspectives On Health Care is a series of community conversations started by Tutu’s House to help us discover ways to improve health care for ourselves, one person at a time, one small step at a time. Through the time honored island tradition of simply “talking story,” participants will discover small solutions to improve […]

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During the week of March 21, 2011, through March 27, 2011, Big Island police arrested 30 motorists for drunk driving. Ten of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes. Four were under the age of 21.

So far this year, there have been 333 DUI arrests compared with 369 during the same period last year, a decrease of 9.8 percent.

DUI stats for the week of March 21-27, 2011

During the week of March 21, 2011, through March 27, 2011, Big Island police arrested 30 motorists for drunk driving. Ten of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes. Four were under the age of 21. So far this year, there have been 333 DUI arrests compared with 369 during the same period last year, […]

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A Keiki Soccer Training Session will be hosted by the University of Hawaii at Hilo men’s soccer program on Saturday, April 23 on the UHH Soccer Field.

The free clinic begins with an 8:30 a.m. check-in followed by a two-hour session beginning at 9 a.m. 

UHH Men’s Soccer Coach Bryan Green will be directing this clinic for participants 5-12. Participants are required to bring soccer shoes, soccer ball, soccer socks, shin guards, water and sunscreen.

UH-Hilo soccer clinic for keiki Saturday (April 23)

A Keiki Soccer Training Session will be hosted by the University of Hawaii at Hilo men’s soccer program on Saturday, April 23 on the UHH Soccer Field. The free clinic begins with an 8:30 a.m. check-in followed by a two-hour session beginning at 9 a.m. UHH Men’s Soccer Coach Bryan Green will be directing this […]

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County real property tax assessments mailed

County real property tax assessments mailed

MEDIA RELEASE County Real Property Tax Assessment Notices were mailed March 14 to all property owners. These notices show the current year assessed valuation of land and buildings that will be the basis for taxation in the upcoming fiscal year. The notices also contain market value and prior year value amounts for comparative purposes. This […]

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What do a nationally recognized “worm guy” and a highly regarded native Hawaiian navigator have in common? Answer: Both have agreed to share their wisdom and expertise on how and why we should grow more of our own food.

Waimea workshops on home food gardening coming up

What do a nationally recognized “worm guy” and a highly regarded native Hawaiian navigator have in common? Answer: Both have agreed to share their wisdom and expertise on how and why we should grow more of our own food.

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HELCO work on Palani Road (March 29-30)

HELCO work on Palani Road (March 29-30)

MEDIA RELEASE HELCO crews are installing two utility poles along the southbound lane of Palani Road above Henry Street on Tuesday, March 29 and Wednesday, March 30. Please drive cautiously between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. This work is in preparation to widen Palani Road and is part of the offsite improvements […]

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Senate confirms Topping, Fuddy, Lim

Senate confirms Topping, Fuddy, Lim

MEDIA RELEASE The State Senate has confirmed three of the governor’s nominees: Sunshine Topping as Director of the Department of Human Resources Development; Loretta J. Fuddy as Director of the Department of Health; and Richard C. Lim for Director of the Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism. Sunshine Topping holds a diverse range of […]

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UH-Hilo winners in regional history competition

UH-Hilo winners in regional history competition

MEDIA RELEASE Five members of the University of Hawaii at Hilo chapter of Phi Alpha Theta (The National History Honor Society) participated in the organization’s 27th annual regional conference earlier this month at UH Manoa and walked away with multiple honors, including two “Best Paper” awards. Rebekah Carroll, Robert Franklin, Shaul Janes, Shohei Sato and […]

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'CAP has taught my children leadership skills, first-aid and emergency training, given them confidence in public speaking, and has excellent moral and core values'

Civil Air Patrol a family affair for Harkness clan

‘CAP has taught my children leadership skills, first-aid and emergency training, given them confidence in public speaking, and has excellent moral and core values’

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'This tent is very important to be together privately as a family, its much warmer being inside and has given us peace of mind'

Japanese authorities express ‘deepest respect’ for ShelterBox

‘This tent is very important to be together privately as a family, its much warmer being inside and has given us peace of mind’

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Tsunami 2011: Disaster assistance center (March 29-30)

Tsunami 2011: Disaster assistance center (March 29-30)

MEDIA RELEASE The State Civil Defense is coordinating with state and county agencies to open a Disaster Assistance and Recovery Center at the Old Kona Airport Event Pavilion. The center will be open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday, March 29 and Wednesday, March 30. “I want to thank State Civil Defense for moving quickly to establish […]

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Parker Middle School students, Davy Ragland and Kelly Kennedy, recently traveled to Oahu to compete in Hawaii’s State Science Fair.

The students received an invitation to the State Science Fair after competing in a local, annual science fair at W.M. Keck Observatory and continuing to the District Science Fair held in Hilo in February.

Parker Middle School students compete in science fairs

Parker Middle School students, Davy Ragland and Kelly Kennedy, recently traveled to Oahu to compete in Hawaii’s State Science Fair. The students received an invitation to the State Science Fair after competing in a local, annual science fair at W.M. Keck Observatory and continuing to the District Science Fair held in Hilo in February.

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Importantly, bottles labeled as Citalopram Lot # FI0510058-A may contain Finasteride. Patients who believe they may have ingested the wrong medication should contact their physician as soon as possible. Women who are, or may become pregnant, should not take or handle Finasteride due to the possible risk of side effects which may cause abnormalities to the external genitalia of a developing male fetus.

Greenstone announces voluntary nationwide recall of Citalopram and Finasteride due to possible mislabeling

Importantly, bottles labeled as Citalopram Lot # FI0510058-A may contain Finasteride. Patients who believe they may have ingested the wrong medication should contact their physician as soon as possible. Women who are, or may become pregnant, should not take or handle Finasteride due to the possible risk of side effects which may cause abnormalities to […]

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Wang takes first steps in more than four months

Wang takes first steps in more than four months

From David Chen, husband of Theresa Wang, who is recovering from injuries sustained in the Nov. 19 car crash that also injured Colt Brennan: Aloha to our Ohana, The past week has seen new challenges and rewards on our healing journey, all for which we are thankful to our Lord. Since our health insurer continues […]

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