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Little Fire Ant (Wasmannia Auropunctata)

Little Fire Ants Awareness Forum in West Hawaii Thursday (Oct 24)

This community forum will focus on one of the world’s top 100 most invasive species, the Little Fire Ant (LFA).

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WhaleSanctuaryBug

Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary seeks advisory council applicants

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary is seeking to fill ten primary and 9 alternate seats on its advisory council. The sanctuary is accepting applications for the following seats: Commercial Shipping (alternate) Conservation (primary) Education (primary & alternate) Fishing (primary & alternate) Hawai‘i Island Representative (primary & alternate) Kaua‘i Island Representative (primary […]

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Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority

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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Governor with the State’s Office of Enterprise Technology Cyber Security Team.

October is cybersecurity awareness month in Hawaii

MEDIA RELEASE Governor with the State’s Office of Enterprise Technology Cyber Security Team. Governor recognizes State winners of the national competition, Girls Go CyberStart HONOLULU — Gov. David Ige has proclaimed October Cybersecurity Awareness Month in Hawaii in recognition of the state’s role in identifying, protecting its citizens from, and responding to cyber threats.  The […]

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BubbleNet-AlaskaWhaleFoundation

Groundbreaking video captures whale bubble-net feeding in UH research

Researchers captured amazing whale’s-point-of-view and aerial drone video of humpback whale bubble-net feeding.

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arker School’s debate team walked away with the first-place sweepstakes trophy at the University of Utah Beehive Classic Tournament in Salt Lake City, Utah on October 5 and 6, 2019.

Parker School wins mainland debate tournament

Parker School’s debate team walked away with the first-place sweepstakes trophy at the University of Utah Beehive Classic Tournament in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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Hawaii (Tri-Decadal Global Landsat Orthorectified States)

Tattoo Festival coming to Kohala October 25-28, 2019

MEDIA RELEASE Hawi, HAWAI ʻ I, Oct. 9, 2019–The complete schedule for Hawaii’s first Traditional Tattoo Festival has been announced. Held in the district of Kohala Oct. 25-Oct. 28, this four-day event will showcase traditional tattoo rituals and ceremonies of Pacific and Arctic cultures. The festival begins with an opening celebration at Blue Dragon Tavern […]

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Kaunāmano covers five undeveloped parcels of 1,363 acres between Nāʻālehu and Honu‘apo.

State Legacy Land Conservation Commission recommends grants for Ala Kahakai Trail

Kaunāmano (Ala Kahakai Trail Association, with conservation easement held by County of Hawai‘i; full award for the Fiscal Year 2020).

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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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Waimea FF

PTA changes training schedule, and will be in Waimea for the Fall Festival Saturday (Oct 12)

This weekend Fall Festival in Waimea and takes place on Saturday 12 October from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. PTA will have US Army and US Marine static displays (HH-60 Medical Evacuation Helicopter and a CH-53 Sea Stallion), along with our Natural and Cultural Resource Teams. We look forward to seeing you all out there.

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UH board moves meeting on Maunakea administrative rules to Hawaiʻi Island

MEDIA RELEASE The location of the University of Hawaiʻi Board of Regents decision-making meeting on the proposed administrative rules for UH managed lands on Maunakea, scheduled for November 6, has been moved to the UH Hilo campus. The special meeting was initially scheduled to be held at UH West Oʻahu and is being relocated to Hawaiʻi […]

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Stephen Dunn

Dunn named Parker head of school for 2020

MEDIA RELEASE Stephen Dunn The Parker School board of directors is pleased to announce the selection of Mr. Stephen Dunn to be the next head of school, effective July 1, 2020.  Dunn will become the eighth head of school since its founding in 1976. “The unanimous decision to select Stephen Dunn represents the culmination of […]

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Food samples. Photo courtesy of Taste of Hilo

Tickets on sale for 21st annual Taste of Hilo Sunday (Oct 20)

The 21st Annual Taste of Hilo is scheduled for Sunday, October 20, 2019, from 1-3 p.m., at Sangha Hall in Hilo.

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Every Kid Outdoors

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park invites 4th graders, and their families, for free Saturday (Oct 12)

Treat your family to a fun-filled morning at Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park on Saturday, October 12, between 9-11 a.m., to celebrate the recently passed Every Kid Outdoors Act, and to receive a free Every Kid Outdoors pass.

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