Archive | March, 2013


ACS 100th anniversary fundraiser (March 30)

MEDIA RELEASE The American Cancer Society – Hawaii Island hosts “Hope Gala – Hawaii” on March 30 at the Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel, in celebration of the organization’s 100th birthday. The event will raise funds to save more lives through local patient programs and services, cutting-edge research, education and advocacy. “We all know someone whose […]

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Flood advisory for West Hawaii Friday (March 29) is cancelled

The flood advisory for West Hawaii has been cancelled by the National Weather Service. The small craft advisory has been cancelled.

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Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for March 28, 2013

On Kilauea’s east rift zone, breakouts from the Peace Day tube remain active above and at the base of the pali and on the coastal plain.

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Volcano Watch: An increase in Kilauea’s eruptive “pulse” spawns the Kahauale‘a flow

Over the past six months, the pace of Kilauea’s 30-year-long ongoing eruption has quickened. This follows the quietest period—spanning most of 2012—of the eruption yet recorded.

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Cabatu is East Hawaii’s Officer of the Month for March

The Aloha Exchange Club of East Hawaiʻi recognized South Hilo Patrol Officer Jared Cabatu on Thursday (March 28) as “Officer of the Month” for March. Cabatu was honored for his investigation of a fraudulent use of a credit card case. In November 2012, an elderly woman reported that her credit card had been stolen. The […]

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Libraries to observe Good Friday, Easter holidays

MEDIA RELEASE All public libraries will be closed Friday, March 29 in observance of the Good Friday 2013 Holiday and Sunday, March 31 for Easter. Twenty-two libraries will be open Saturday, March 30: Oahu – Aina Haina Public Library, Hawaii State Library, Kailua Public Library, Kalihi-Palama Public Library, Kapolei Public Library, Manoa Public Library, McCully-Moiliili […]

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John D. Mercado, 32, Keaau or Hilo Russell N. Mercado 33, Hilo Arnel M. Mercurio 40, Mountain View Kanani E. Meridith, 39, Mountain View Daren Merritt, Unknown, Kailua Kona Haven S. Metcalf, 32, Unknown Lesley K.B. Metz, 36, Kurtistown Alric J. Meyers, 35, Kealakekua Jesse G. Meyers, 27, Waikoloa Owen K. Meyers, 24, Pahoa Alzha M. Meyersrangel, 29, Kailua Kona or Kealakekua Kurt A. Michaels, 46, Ocean View Gedion K. Michuo, 49, Unknown Kawika K. Midel, 28, Hilo Richard W. Midgett, 44, Hilo John W. Miguel, 62, Kamuela Michael J. Mikaele, 40, Pahoa Chad C. Miles, 41, Kapaau or Hawi Rebecca L. Miles, 44, Pahoa Aaron W. Miller, 29, Kamuela or Kapaau Abraham J. Miller, 34, Kailua Kona or Hilo Adam Miller, 33, Oakland, CA Daniel M. Miller, 30, Mountain View George W. Miller, 32, Kaneohe, HI Gerald L. Miller, 65, Mountain View

Police warrants list for Thursday, March 28, 2013

As of Thursday, March 28, 2013, the listed individuals are wanted by the Hawaii Police Department because of outstanding warrants. Persons who know a warrant is out for their arrest are advised to report to the nearest police station to avoid having an officer go to their home or workplace to arrest them.

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Teens wanted for Hawaii Meth Project advisory council

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawaii Meth Project announces that the application for its Teen Advisory Council is now available for the 2013-2014 school year. High school students, grades 9-12, across the state of Hawaii are encouraged to apply for one of 20 available positions. Public, private and home-schooled high school students from all counties are eligible […]

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State Capitol Building, Honolulu

Senate Ways and Means Committee passes budget bill

MEDIA RELEASE The Senate Committee on Ways and Means passed House Bill 200 with amendments Wednesday. The Senate’s version of the bill is approximately $141 M less in general funds than Governor Abercrombie’s budget proposal. The bill appropriates funds for the operating and capital improvement budget of the Executive Branch for the fiscal biennium years […]

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HMSA acquires Shipman land for Keaau office building

MEDIA RELEASE To improve service for East Hawaii residents, the Hawaii Medical Service Association (HMSA) will start development of a new office building in the heart of Keaau town on two acres recently acquired from W.H. Shipman, Limited. The relationship between HMSA and Shipman began three years ago when HMSA representatives started looking for land […]

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Hele-On service added to Hawaiian Paradise Park

MEDIA RELEASE Effective April 1, a change to the Pahoa-Hilo Hele-On Bus route will bring long-awaited service to the residents of Hawaiian Paradise Park. On any given day, a young mother has her child strapped to her back, hiking down Makuu Drive; residents struggle as they hitchhike long distances, and our kupuna become isolated and […]

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Smartphone app makes finding isle rentals easier

MEDIA RELEASE Finding a rental on the Island of Hawaii just got a lot easier. Day-Lum Rentals, the largest property management company on the Big Island, has launched a new app for the iPhone and iPad to help renters find their new home faster. Developed by AS Designs & Services and experienced Apple app designers, […]

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Merrie Monarch Festival 2013 (March 31-April 6)

Competition features 265 halau from four islands, California; Miss Aloha Hula kicks off hula weekend April 4

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Olelo Youth Xchange video finalists announced

MEDIA RELEASE From a record 658 entries statewide, the state’s oldest and largest youth video completion – the Olelo Youth Xchange Student Video Competition, presented by Sony – has named 114 finalists. The finalist videos come from public, charter and private schools all across Oahu, the Big Island, Kauai and Maui. Winners will be announced […]

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