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Scheduled Outage in North Kohala on October 24-25, 2019

MEDIA RELEASE HILO, Oct. 3, 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 to safely perform […]

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American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Course to be held at NAS Swimming Pool October 7-11, 2019

MEDIA RELEASE The Department of Parks and Recreation, Aquatics Section, will be offering an American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Course at the NAS Pool from October 7- 11, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.  The course fee is $75. Participants are required to pre-register and pass a prerequisite test. To schedule the prerequisite test, please contact […]

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A new fissure erupted this evening near fissures 2 and 7, beginning with small lava spattering at about 8:44 p.m. HST. By 9:00 p.m., lava fountains as high as about 70 m (230 ft) were erupting from the fissure. Photo taken Saturday, May 5, 2018 courtesy of U.S. Geological Survey

Kīlauea Eruption SpeakOuts Scheduled October 4 & 5

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaiʻi Island residents are invited to attend SpeakOut events on Friday, October 4 and Saturday, October 5 to help guide the 2018 Kīlauea eruption recovery efforts. Both events will be held at the Pāhoa High and Intermediate School cafeteria, with the first focusing on Puna’s youth. The October 4 Youth SpeakOut is scheduled […]

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Senator Hirono reintroduces legislative plan to improve opportunities for women and minorities in STEM

Senator Mazie K. Hirono (D-Hawaii) last week reintroduced her legislative plan to improve opportunities for women and minorities in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields.

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Hawaiian Airlines and La Tour Café celebrate Pride Awareness Month with Special Edition Macaron set

Hawaiian Airlines and La Tour Café are celebrating Honolulu Pride Month with a limited-edition Pride Collection macaron set being sold in October at all Oʻahu La Tour Café locations, as well at the Honolulu Pride Parade and Festival in Waikiki on Oct. 19.

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Average gas prices rise 1.8 cents per gallon in Hawaii the past week

Hawaii gas prices have risen 1.8 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 3.4 cents per gallon higher than a month ago, yet stand 14.7 cents per gallon lower than a year ago.

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Small business regulatory review launches new website

The Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism’s (DBEDT) Small Business Regulatory Review Board (SBRRB) has a new website that will make the regulatory process more small business-friendly.

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Registration open for 2019-2020 Hawaii LifeSmarts Competition

The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) Office of the Securities Commissioner invites teams to participate in the 2019-2020 Hawaii LifeSmarts Competition.

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Average gas prices in Hawaii rise 5 cents per gallon the past week

MEDIA RELEASE (May 13, 2019) – Hawaii gas prices have risen 5.0 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.82/g today, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 355 stations. Gas prices in Hawaii are 7.3 cents per gallon higher than a month ago, yet stand 9.7 cents per gallon lower than a year ago. […]

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Average gas prices in Hawaii rise 4.4 cents per gallon the past week

MEDIA RELEASE (May 6, 2019) – Hawaii gas prices have risen 4.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.79/g today, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 355 stations. Gas prices in Hawaii are 13.4 cents per gallon higher than a month ago, yet stand 4.0 cents per gallon lower than a year ago. […]

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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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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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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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DLNR launches ‘Mālama Hawai‘i’ campaign

MEDIA RELEASE Malama Hawaii-Overview from Hawaii DLNR on Vimeo. (Honolulu) – In the coming days and months it’s going to be hard to avoid the phrase, “Mālama Hawai‘i,” when flying, staying in a hotel room, watching TV or enjoying the outdoors throughout the Hawaiian Islands. DLNR and the Hawai‘i Tourism Authority (HTA) have partnered to […]

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