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Hawaii Island Humane Society Howl’ween events in East and West Hawaii

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawaii Island Humane Society is readying plans for its annual Howl’ween events slated for Saturday, October 26 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm at The Shops at Mauna Lani and on Wednesday, October 30 from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm at PETCO Hilo. 2019 Howl’ween Dog Walk at The Shops at Mauna […]

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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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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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Senator Hirono announces over $4.76M in AmeriCorps funding for three hawaii nonprofits

MEDIA RELEASE HONOLULU, HI–Today, Senator Mazie K. Hirono (D-Hawaii) announced that three Hawaii organizations have received over $4.76 million in AmeriCorps funding from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency responsible for AmeriCorps and other national service programs. Funding from CNCS will go to Kupu, Teach for America Hawaii, and the […]

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Volunteers work to beautify Pahoa roundabout

MEDIA RELEASE On, (March 23), a Non-Profit Organization, Malama O Puna, in conjunction with students from the Big Island Youth Challenge, and the HawaiÊ»i Police Department conducted a beautification project on the Pāhoa roundabout.  Malama O Puna, led by Rene Siracusa coordinated a joint effort with twelve members of the HawaiÊ»i Youth Challenge/staff, and the […]

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Blood Bank of Hawaii

Blood Bank of Hawaii in critical need for O- and O+ blood donors

The Blood Bank of Hawaii Wednesday (March 20) is calling on all O+ and O- donors: Please make an appointment to donate ASAP. There is a critical need for O donors now in Hawaii.

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Waikoloa Lions Club annual golf tournament April 27, 2019

Waikoloa Lions Club invites all golfers to bring a friend and join in their Annual Golf Tournament on Saturday, April 27 at Waikoloa Golf Course. A two-person scramble, the tournament begins with registration at 7 a.m. and first tee off at 8 a.m. Mulligans are optional.

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Pace University

Pace University to film documentary interviews on the Kilauea Eruption in Hilo March 17-23, 2019

Students from Pace University’s Media, Communications and Visual Arts (MCVA) department will be visiting Hawaii to conduct interviews and capture footage for their upcoming documentary, “Living on the Edge in Paradise.” The documentary team, 20 students and two professors, will be staying in Hilo from March 17 – 23, 2019.

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CERT basic training course in Ka‘u for March-April, 2019

Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency is providing a basic emergency response training course in Ka‘u at the Discovery Harbour Community Center starting Sunday, March 24, 2019. This Community Emergency Response Team Basic Training Course provides participants with classroom and hands-on instruction on what to do in an emergency or disaster.

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AARP Community Challenge

AARP 2019 Community Challenge Grant Program is open for applications

AARP is now accepting applications for the 2019 Community Challenge grant program to fund “quick-action” projects that spark change in local communities.

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January 2019 events for Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

After Dark in the Park talks, and other programs throughout January 2019 – which is Volcano Awareness Month.

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Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Basic Training in Hilo

With the lava eruption and heavy rain earlier this year, are you better prepared to respond to an emergency or disaster? Your Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency has scheduled an in-depth, 4-day Community Emergency Response Team or CERT Basic Training Course in Hilo. Training will take place over 4 Saturdays starting January 12th and will […]

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Shoe-box gifts are delivered at Big Island Toyota in Hilo

Police send over 5K Christmas gifts to keiki worldwide

With the holidays fast approaching the Christmas Elves have been busy at the HawaiÊ»i Police Department. This is the 25th year for Operation Christmas Child with more than 157 million shoe-box gifts having been delivered to children in over 160 countries. This year the HawaiÊ»i Police Department is proud to have participated, (in conjunction with […]

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Salvation Army provides Thanksgiving meals throughout Hawaii

The Salvation Army will be providing approximately 5,000 Thanksgiving holiday meals through annual meal events at locations statewide from Hanapepe to Honoka‘a, including the 48th annual Thanksgiving Meal at Blaisdell Center Exhibition Hall in Honolulu for approximately 2,000 guests. [See below for locations, dates and times.] And, thanks to the previously announced donation from Hawaii-born […]

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