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Average gas prices in Hawaii rise 2.9 cents per gallon the past week

MEDIA RELEASE (October 28, 2019) – Hawaii gas prices have risen 2.9 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.85/g today, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 355 stations. Gas prices in Hawaii are 6.5 cents per gallon lower than a month ago, yet stand 19.8 cents per gallon lower than a year ago. […]

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Student art contest where winners receive unique savings accounts

MEDIA RELEASE Students participating in the Nā ‘Ōpio o Puna Art Contest have an opportunity to save for success through individual development accounts (IDA) awarded to the top three winners. Hawai‘i County’s Kīlauea eruption recovery team is partnering with Hawaiian Community Assets (HCA) and its community development institution, Hawaii Community Lending, to provide these savings […]

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Average gas prices in Hawaii rise 2.3 cents per gallon the past week

MEDIA RELEASE (October 21, 2019) – Hawaii gas prices have risen 2.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.84/g today, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 355 stations. Gas prices in Hawaii are 6.0 cents per gallon higher than a month ago, yet stand 23.7 cents per gallon lower than a year ago. […]

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HELCO Power Outage in Kohala, October 24-25, 2019

Scheduled power outage in North Kohala on October 24-25, 2019

MEDIA RELEASE HELCO Power Outage in Kohala, October 24-25, 2019 Hawai‘i Electric Light announces a scheduled power outage that will affect customers in North Kohala. The outage will be from 10 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 24, to 6 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 25, 2019. This temporary outage is necessary to allow Hawai‘i Electric Light personnel […]

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New report shows consumer debt grew slower in Hawaii than the nation in the past four quarters

MEDIA RELEASE HONOLULU – The Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) today released a report, “Hawai‘i Consumer Debt Report: 2019 Update,” which shows that total consumer debt increased 2.3 percent for Hawai‘i consumers between the second quarter of 2018 and the second quarter of 2019, lower than the 4.1 percent increase at the national level. It is […]

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Third Circuit Court upholds Land Board’s decision on illegal lava boat tours

MEDIA RELEASE (Hilo) – Administrative fines totaling $48,500 have been affirmed by Circuit Judge Greg K. Nakamura in a Board of Land and Natural Resources (BLNR) decision against illegal commercial lava boat tours on Hawai‘i Island; in a ruling issued on September 27, 2019. Those fined are Henry K. Pomroy, Bill A. Fujimoto, and Ho‘okupu […]

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Multi state $116.9M settlement with Johnson & Johnson includes Hawaii

MEDIA RELEASE HONOLULU – The State of Hawaii Office of Consumer Protection today announced a multistate settlement along with 40 states and the District of Columbia requiring Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary Ethicon, Inc. to pay nearly $116.9 million for their deceptive marketing of transvaginal surgical mesh devices. A multistate investigation found the companies […]

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NELHA Host Park generates over $100M annually

MEDIA RELEASE KAILUA-KONA, HAWAII – An analysis of the economic impact of NELHA’s (National Energy Laboratory Hawaii Authority) Hawaii Ocean Science and Technology Park (HOST Park) at Keahole Point found that total economic impact of the park was $104 million in 2018. The Economic Research Organization at the University of Hawaii (UHERO) completed the report […]

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Average gas prices in Hawaii rose 0.6 cents per gallon the past week

MEDIA RELEASE (October 14, 2019) – Hawaii gas prices have risen 0.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.83/g today, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 355 stations. Gas prices in Hawaii are 1.8 cents per gallon higher than a month ago, yet stand 25.8 cents per gallon lower than a year ago. […]

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International students add $447M to Hawaii’s economy

MEDIA RELEASE HONOLULU – The state Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) released a report today which analyzes the impact of international students on Hawai‘i’s economy. The Economic Impact of International Students in Hawai‘i – 2019 Update report shows that the direct spending by foreign students in Hawai‘i was $216.9 million for calendar […]

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Music at the Habitat for Humanity Hawaii Island ReStore in Waimea Saturday (Oct 12)

The monthly music series at Habitat Hawaii Island’s Waimea ReStore continues with a performance by island band, “The Jamahz”, on Saturday, October 12, 2019, at 6 p.m. You’ll be sure to enjoy this trio’s blend of old soul classic rhythm and blues, feel-good island music.

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DBEDT, ICCC and Kaiser Permanente partner to help small businesses in Hawaii

MEDIA RELEASE HONOLULU – The Business Development & Support Division (BDSD) of the State Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) is supporting the intensive executive education of 70 Hawaii small business owners by partnering with Inner City Capital Connections (ICCC), a national program designed by the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC) […]

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Average gas prices in Hawaii rise 3 cents per gallon the past week

Hawaii gas prices have risen 3.0 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.86/g today, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 355 stations. Gas prices in Hawaii are 4.0 cents per gallon higher than a month ago, yet stand 21.1 cents per gallon lower than a year ago.

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BISSELL Pet Foundation Sponsors Empty the Shelters Adoption Date

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii Island Humane Society offers $25 pet adoptions at Keaau Shelter on Saturday, October 12 Keaau, Hawaii October 3, 2019 — After successfully placing over 23,000 pets in homes, BISSELL Pet Foundation is back to Empty the Shelters at the Hawaii Island Humane Society’s Keaau Shelter. On Saturday, October 12, adopters will have […]

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