Archive | April, 2019

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EPA announces $87 Million in funding to improve drinking water for schools and small and disadvantaged communities

MEDIA RELEASE Pacific Southwest states, territories eligible for $10.6 million in funding SAN FRANCISCO — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the availability of nearly $87 million in grant funding to assist states, tribes, and territories with improving drinking water. The following funding amounts are available in the Pacific Southwest: Arizona is eligible to receive $1,385,000California […]

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Job seekers invited to job fair at Old Kona Airport Pavilion on Friday (May 24)

MEDIA RELEASE The American Job Center Hawai’i (AJCH) will be hosting a Job Fair on Friday,  May 24, 2019, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Old Kona Airport Pavilion.   This event is free and open to the public.  Those interested in attending are encouraged to come prepared with resumes and dressed professionally, as […]

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Law Day 2019

Free Speech, Free Press, Free Society Judiciary Celebrates Law Day 2019

MEDIA RELEASE HONOLULU – Throughout May, the Hawaii State Judiciary is sponsoring special events and presentations in observance of Law Day, celebrated annually on May 1 to recognize our nation’s dedication to the ideals of equality and justice under law. It also highlights the legal process and the role of our courts in protecting the freedoms of […]

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Police DUI stats for the week of April 22-28, 2019

MEDIA RELEASE During the week of April 22, 2019, through April 28, 2019, Hawai`i Island Police arrested sixteen, (16), motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Six of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. None of the drivers were under the age of 21.   So far this year, there have […]

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Police are searching for a girl reported missing

MEDIA RELEASE Maycee Ahsui-Mendoza Hawaiʻi Island Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating Maycee Ahsui-Mendoza who has been reported as missing. She was last seen in the Keaʻau area on, (April 17). Ahsui-Mendoza is 14-years-old, approximately 5-feet tall, 100 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. Police ask anyone with information on her […]

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The rescued dog from a cliffside in the Honolii area. Photo courtesy of HFD.

Dog rescued Monday (April 29) off Hilo cliffside

Fire/rescue responded to a 9:43 a.m. alarm to the end of Kahoa Street in the Honolii area of Hilo to rescue a dog.

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Teen gets murder charges after stabbing attacks and death in Kaʻū

MEDIA RELEASE Kaleianuenue Borero-Kaluna On Friday, (April 26), at about 3:40 p.m., Kaʻū patrol officers responded to a reported stabbing at Whittington Beach Park in Nāʻālehu. Upon arrival, officers discovered two victims, a 36-year-old male, and 35-year-old female, with multiple stab wounds. The female victim died at the scene and was officially pronounced dead at […]

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North Hawaii Education and Research Center. Hawaii 24/7 File Photo

UH Hilo to transfer management of NHERC to Hawaii Community College

MEDIA RELEASE North Hawaii Education and Research Center. Hawaii 24/7 File Photo Officials for the University of Hawai`i at Hilo and Hawai`i Community College today announced that both campuses are working together closely on preparations to transfer management of the North Hawai`i Education and Research Center (NHERC) in Honoka`a from UH Hilo to HawCC, to […]

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California Water Service Group

California Water Service Group offers 2019 college scholarships

MEDIA RELEASE Students in California, Hawaii, and Washington Service Areas Eligible for Sixth Annual Program California Water Service Group (Group) (NYSE: CWT) today announced it has officially opened its annual College Scholarship Program. Eligible students residing in areas served by the utility’s California, Hawaii, and Washington subsidiaries may now apply online for one of the […]

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Big Island Press Club

Barbara Garcia headlines Big Island Press Club scholarship dinner Thursday (May 9)

MEDIA RELEASE The Big Island Press Club’s annual scholarship dinner will be held 5:30-8:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 9 at Hilo’s Seaside Restaurant where the club will honor its 2016 scholarship recipients and Barbara Garcia, publisher of Ke Ola Magazine, as the guest speaker. The press club annually awards scholarships at this dinner to students […]

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UPDATED: Pāpaʻikou water main break repaired Monday (April 29)

Pāpaʻikou – Water Main Break REPAIRED AFFECTED AREA: PĀPAʻIKOU, SOUTH HILO, HAWAI‘I This is a Department of Water Supply (DWS) message for April 29, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. Repairs have been completed to the water main break in Pāpaʻikou restoring water service to customers. Please call (808) 961-8060 during normal business hours, (808) 961-8790 for […]

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Average gas prices in Hawaii rise 2.1 cents per gallon the past week

MEDIA RELEASE (April 29, 2019) – Hawaii gas prices have risen 2.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.76/g today, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 355 stations. Gas prices in Hawaii are 13.3 cents per gallon higher than a month ago, yet stand 9.3 cents per gallon lower than a year ago. […]

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UPDATE: Three school closures due to water outage in Kohala Monday (April 29)

North Kohala Water Main Break – REPAIRED AFFECTED AREAS: HAWI, KAPAAU, NORTH KOHALA, HAWAI‘I This is a Department of Water Supply (DWS) message for Monday, April 29, 2019, at 3:45 p.m. Repairs have been completed to the water main break in North Kohala restoring water service to customers. Please call (808) 961-8060 during normal business […]

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magnitude-4.2 earthquake on Saturday, April 27, 2019, at 5:26 p.m. HST

A light 4.2M quake shakes Hawaii Island Saturday (April 27)

The U.S. Geological Survey’s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) recorded a magnitude-4.2 earthquake on Saturday, April 27, 2019, at 5:26 p.m. HST.

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