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Airplane on round-the-world flight makes stop in Hawaii

Airplane on round-the-world flight makes stop in Hawaii

Mike Blyth and James Pitman taxi out onto the runway at Torrance Municipal airfield to start their flight to Hawaii. By Baron Sekiya/Hawaii247.com Mike Blyth and James Pitman, owners of The Airplane Factory, are making Hawaii the next stop on their around-the-world flight. They originally planed flying to Hilo but will now land in Kahului, […]

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Statewide public workshops planned on day-use mooring buoys

Statewide public workshops planned on day-use mooring buoys

MEDIA RELEASE DLNR and Malama Kai Foundation seek public input HONOLULU – The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) and Malama Kai Foundation are seeking public input through statewide workshops in August and September to help develop the state’s first 10-year Day-Use Mooring Buoy Plan for the main Hawaiian Islands. Day-use moorings are used […]

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Police find body of Maui woman in Kona

Police find body of Maui woman in Kona

View Larger Map MEDIA RELEASE Detectives from the Hawai’i Police Department have initiated a coroner’s inquest case in connection with a body found on the side of a road in Kailua-Kona early Tuesday (August 4). Kona patrol officers responded to a 4:23 a.m. report of a female body lying on the north side of Manawalea […]

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High surf advisory until 6 p.m. Sunday (Aug 2) with surf 6 to 8 feet

High surf advisory until 6 p.m. Sunday (Aug 2) with surf 6 to 8 feet

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI 337 AM HST SUN AUG 2 2009 NIIHAU-KAUAI WINDWARD-KAUAI LEEWARD-OAHU SOUTH SHORE- WAIANAE COAST-MOLOKAI WINDWARD-MOLOKAI LEEWARD-LANAI MAKAI- KAHOOLAWE-MAUI LEEWARD WEST-MAUI CENTRAL VALLEY-LEEWARD HALEAKALA- KONA-SOUTH BIG ISLAND-BIG ISLAND NORTH AND EAST-KOHALA- 337 AM HST SUN AUG 2 2009 …HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST […]

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State Senior Little League Tournament game between Central Maui and Kaneohe. Maui won 4-3.

State Senior Little League Tournament

State Senior Little League Tournament game between Central Maui and Kaneohe. Maui won 4-3.

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Insurance fraud results in Maui and Big Island convictions

Insurance fraud results in Maui and Big Island convictions

HONOLULU – The Hawai`i State Insurance Division successfully prosecuted two cases involving insurance fraud. Amy Waikiki Fernandez of Wailuku, Maui stole $28,000 from Majestic Insurance Agency. From January 2006 through January 2007, Fernandez embezzled insurance premiums from customers, then issued fraudulent documentation to those customers to hide the theft. Fernandez’s crime left at least 10 […]

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Mayors submit county collective bargaining package

Mayors submit county collective bargaining package

MEDIA RELEASE (Tuesday, June 16, 2009) — The Hawaii Council of Mayors—Kauai Mayor Bernard Carvalho, Jr., Honolulu Mayor Mufi Hannemann, Hawaii Mayor Billy Kenoi, and Maui Mayor Charmaine Tavares—have submitted the counties’ package to the governor for inclusion in the formal employers’ proposal to the public employee unions. State law requires that Hawaii’s public employers, […]

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First cases of novel H1N1 Flu on the Big Island

First cases of novel H1N1 Flu on the Big Island

Compiled media releases by Baron Sekiya/Hawaii247.com With 14 new confirmed cases, two of them on the Big Island, the total of novel H1N1 Flu cases in Hawaii is 58. Five of the cases are from the Oahu public schools: Aikahi Elementary, Iliahi Elementary, Kapolei Middle, Mililani Middle, Nanakuli High/Intermediate with a student at each school. […]

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Final results of the HHSAA boys golf tournament on Maui

Final results of the HHSAA boys golf tournament on Maui

Results from the 2009 David S. Ishii Golf Championships on Maui   Golf: HHSAA Boys Final Results     TEAM STANDINGS   • Round ONE •   • Round TWO •   No. School 1 2 3 4 x TOTAL   1 2 3 4 x TOTAL OVERALL 1 Iolani 69 74 75 81 83 299 […]

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First round results of HHSAA boys golf tournament on Maui

First round results of HHSAA boys golf tournament on Maui

  2009 David S. Ishii Foundation State Boys Golf Championships   TEAM STANDINGS   • Round ONE •   • Round TWO •     School 1 2 3 4 x TOTAL   1 2 3 4 x Total   OVERALL Iolani 69 74 75 81 83 299             0 […]

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Girls 2009 David S. Ishii Foundation Golf Championships results

Girls 2009 David S. Ishii Foundation Golf Championships results

TEAM STANDINGS • Round ONE • • Round TWO • No. School 1 2 3 x TOTAL 1 2 3 x Total OVERALL 1 Punahou 74 77 78 79 229 78 80 82 86 240 469 2 Baldwin 74 79 80 97 233 77 80 84 95 241 474 3 Waiakea 75 79 82 85 […]

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Hawaii AgriTourism Association meetings set

Hawaii AgriTourism Association meetings set

MEDIA RELEASE Aloha HATA member and potential member, Please join us for our next Hawaii AgriTourism Association Meeting on Wednesday, June 3, 2009 at 10am. The meeting lasts about 90 minutes. Please see the polycom locations below. To ensure the site you intend to go to will be set up, its very important that you […]

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The park provides Native Hawaiians a sanctuary for reclaiming ancient feelings of place.  The heartfelt expression of chant and dance on the volcano helps reconcile Hawaii’s past with the future and reminds us the culture of Hawaii is very much alive. Photography by David Boyle

Volcanoes park seeking input on general management plan

The park provides Native Hawaiians a sanctuary for reclaiming ancient feelings of place.  The heartfelt expression of chant and dance on the volcano helps reconcile Hawaii’s past with the future and reminds us the culture of Hawaii is very much alive. Photography by David Boyle

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Friday morning dawn revealed a blanket of white atop Mauna Kea. One to two feet of fresh snow blanketed the summit, a present from Poli'ahu deposited during the night. The storm and the fresh snowfall immediately becomes the subject of conversation around town, one question to be asked... "Is the road open?"

UPDATE: Mauna Kea summit road open to public

Friday morning dawn revealed a blanket of white atop Mauna Kea. One to two feet of fresh snow blanketed the summit, a present from Poli’ahu deposited during the night. The storm and the fresh snowfall immediately becomes the subject of conversation around town, one question to be asked… “Is the road open?”

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