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County budget, Legislature update on Kona Town agenda (May 10)

County budget, Legislature update on Kona Town agenda (May 10)

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii County is still facing difficult economic times and property values continue to decline presenting a likely budget shortfall for next year. What should be done to balance the County budget? Should property taxes be raised again? Should County services be reduced? Should County expenses such as payments to the County employee Health […]

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Kona Town Meeting: Budget, shelters and radiation

Kona Town Meeting: Budget, shelters and radiation

Karin Stanton | Hawaii 24/7 Editor The Kona Town Meeting this month focused on emergency preparedness, although County Council Chairman Dominic Yagong kicked off Tuesday’s meeting with a quick budget update. Yagong said he wanted to hear opinions on whether the county should authorize a $56 million bond, which would be dedicated mostly to construction […]

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Emergency preparedness on Kona Town agenda (April 12)

Emergency preparedness on Kona Town agenda (April 12)

MEDIA RELEASE Where were you when you heard about the Japan earthquake and the tsunami warning for Hawaii? Were you prepared for the impending tsunami? The only sure thing is that there will be more emergencies such as earthquakes, hurricanes and tsunamis in the future. Are you fully prepared? Come listen to the experts in […]

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Hawaii County Council Chair Dominic Yagong held a press conference Friday (March 18) to discuss the the budget submitted by Mayor Billy Kenoi.

Yagong proposes extending furloughs and requesting a pay cut for police and fire personnel

Hawaii County Council Chair Dominic Yagong held a press conference Friday (March 18) to discuss the the budget submitted by Mayor Billy Kenoi.

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Council Chairman Dominic Yagong called an emergency meeting of the council Saturday evening to hear tsunami updates from Mayor Billy Kenoi and Civil Defense Administrator Quince Mento.

Tsunami 2011: Yagong calls emergency council meeting

Council Chairman Dominic Yagong called an emergency meeting of the council Saturday evening to hear tsunami updates from Mayor Billy Kenoi and Civil Defense Administrator Quince Mento.

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Hawaii County Council Chairperson Dominic Yagong will be the guest speaker at the Conservative Forum for Hawai‘i, this Sunday (Jan 23) at the Naniloa Volcanoes Resort beginning at 2 p.m. in the Sandalwood Room on “ The County of Hawaii at a Budgetary Crossroads: Where Do We Go From Here?”

Council Chairman Yagong to speak at Conservative Forum for Hawaii event Sunday (Jan 23)

Hawaii County Council Chairperson Dominic Yagong will be the guest speaker at the Conservative Forum for Hawai‘i, this Sunday (Jan 23) at the Naniloa Volcanoes Resort beginning at 2 p.m. in the Sandalwood Room on “ The County of Hawaii at a Budgetary Crossroads: Where Do We Go From Here?”

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Two new faces, one familiar - all ready to tackle county business

2010-2012 County Council takes oath

Two new faces, one familiar – all ready to tackle county business

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Council handover, swearing in (Dec. 6)

Council handover, swearing in (Dec. 6)

MEDIA RELEASE The next Council Meetings (Sine Die) are 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Monday Dec. 6 at the Hilo Council Chambers, Aupuni Street. LEGISLATION OF POSSIBLE INTEREST ON MONDAY, DEC. 6, 2010 (9 AM SESSION): – Res. 413-10: Extends the Hawaii County Council’s Sincere Gratitude to Council Member Guy K. Enriques, for His Years […]

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A rally with music, food and information supporting Transparency Bill 132 with councilman Dominic Yagong and community members took place on Saturday (Oct 17) at the Honokaa Gym.

Malama Honua Festival rallies support for Bill 132

A rally with music, food and information supporting Transparency Bill 132 with councilman Dominic Yagong and community members took place on Saturday (Oct 17) at the Honokaa Gym.

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Hoffmann, Pilago, Yagong interviews live on Internet

Hoffmann, Pilago, Yagong interviews live on Internet

MEDIA RELEASE Big Island residents are invited to call in and be part of the show for this live broadcast Sunday, Aug. 16, via the Internet on www.bigislandlive.com. Calls will be taken at 769-0998. This edition of Big Island Live will be hosted by Kristine Kubat. Councilman Pete Hoffmann will be first up at 5:30 […]

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Sweeping votes push power positions back to Hilo; Naeole voted council's new vice chair

Council shuffle shifts leadership to Hilo

Sweeping votes push power positions back to Hilo; Naeole voted council’s new vice chair

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Hamakua trees on meeting agenda March 10

  MEDIA RELEASE Councilman Dominic Yagong holds a community meeting focused on the eucalyptus tree plantations along the Hamakua coast on Kamehameha Schools Bishop Estate land.  The meeting is 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 10 at the Laupahoehoe School cafeteria. Doors open at 6 p.m. with the light refreshments being served. George Motta of Renewable Resources, […]

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