Archive | December, 2016

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Wish you were here? A white Christmas on Hawaii’s snow-capped summits

Nearly every year, the peaks of Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa volcanoes are temporarily dusted with snow.

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Partnership aims to teach kids importance of dental hygiene

In an effort to provide oral health services for students who need it, the Hawaii State Department of Education (HIDOE) and the Hawaii Dental Association (HDA) are joining forces. The agencies have established a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) to promote oral health by teaching students proper dental hygiene techniques and providing information about access to […]

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Hawaii receives waiver for Small Business Health Options Program under Affordable Care Act

The federal Department of Health and Human Services announced today that Hawaiʻi has been granted a State Innovation Waiver under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The waiver applies only to the Small Business Health Options Program.

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The search continues for a possible downed aircraft with three people aboard approximately 17 miles northeast of Ilio Point, Molokai, Dec. 31, 2016. Crews from the USCGC Kittiwake (WPB-87316) from Honolulu, an HC-130 Hercules airplane and MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point are searching the area. (U.S. Coast Guard photo/Released)

Names of people on board possible downed aircraft off Molokai released, search continues

The search for a possible downed aircraft with three people aboard near Ilio Point, Molokai, continues Saturday. The search now extends up to 17 miles northeast of Ilio Point. Missing are: Michael Childers, pilot, and two passengers John Mizuno and Whitney Thomas. They were flying in a Cessna with tail number N174LL.

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Hawaii’s minimum wage to increase to $9.25 in 2017

The Hawaii State Department of Labor & Industrial Relations (DLIR) today announced that per Act 82, Session Laws of Hawaii (2014), the minimum wage for most employers will increase to $9.25 per hour beginning on Jan. 1, 2017. This is third rise in the minimum wage since 2015: from $7.25 to $7.75 on Jan. 1, […]

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Umauma Bridge construction. July 12, 2015. Hawaii 24/7 File Photo

Hawaii Island lane closures for December 31, 2016 to January 6, 2017

MEDIA RELEASE PLEASE NOTE: Lane closure schedules may change at any time without further notice. All projects are weather permitting. There are no lane closures scheduled on Monday, Jan. 2, in observance of New Year’s Day. — HAWAII BELT ROAD (ROUTE 19) — 1) HAKALAU (WEEKEND/NIGHT WORK) Alternating lane closures on Umauma Bridge in the […]

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U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Kittiwake (WPB-87316)

Coast Guard responding to report of downed aircraft off Molokai Friday (Dec 30)

The Coast Guard is responding to a report of a possible downed aircraft with three people aboard approximately four miles east of Ilio Point, Molokai, Friday. Responding are an HC-130 Hercules airplane crew and an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point, Oahu, the USCGC Kittiwake (WPB 87316) an 87-foot Coastal […]

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Police located man wanted for various charges

Hawaiʻi Island police have located 24-year-old Randen K. Tabac, who was wanted for drug and theft charges and for contempt of court and violating terms of probation. He was also wanted for questioning in a forgery case.

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Fire destroys abandoned home in Puna Thursday (Dec 29)

Fire/rescue crews responded to a 1:11 p.m. alarm Thursday (Dec 29) for a structure fire on Nanawale Blvd in Puna. Crews arrived to find a 1,300 square-foot home engulfed in flames. Firefighters had the fire under control by 1:35 p.m. and it was declared out at 2 p.m.

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Police warrants list for Thursday, December 29, 2016

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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Latest ‘Hawaii Island’s Most Wanted’ to air Friday (Dec 30)

The most recent edition of the Crime Stoppers television program “Hawaiʻi Island’s Most Wanted” highlights two people wanted on bench warrants and for questioning in other investigations. The new episode begins airing Friday (December 30).

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Park Ranger addresses large group of visitors at Jaggar Museum observation deck. Photo courtesy NPS

Tips for visiting Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park during the busy holiday season

Hawaii National Park, Hawai‘i – Park visitation surges during the holiday travel season and this week is no exception with parking lots at popular destinations at capacity.

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Police warn public about new sweepstakes scam

Hawaiʻi Island police are warning the public about a new twist on a sweepstakes scam. A 70-year-old Keaʻau woman received a phone call from someone at an 876 area code. The caller claimed the recipient had won a sweepstakes prize. The woman was suspicious that it was a scam, so the caller asked for her […]

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New Year’s safety tips from the Hawaiian Electric Companies

As the New Year approaches, the Hawaiian Electric Companies want to remind everyone to celebrate safely. With a little extra care and caution, we can all enjoy a safe, happy and healthy start to 2017. Here are some safety tips to keep in mind:

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