WAIMEA: The community gathered on Monday morning to break ground on the future Waimea District Park. The County of Hawaii provided a media release – and video footage – covering the blessing of the 24-acre park project.
NA’ALEHU: A public information meetings on the mosquito-borne dengue fever outbreak was held in Na’alehu on Tuesday night, the second in a series of meetings scheduled by state and county officials.
KONA: Around 150 people packed Yano Hall in Captain Cook Monday evening to get an update on the dengue fever outbreak on Hawai‘i Island. Attendees were even standing outside the windows to hear from Hawai‘i County Mayor Billy Kenoi, Hawai‘i County Civil Defense Administrator Darryl Oliveira, and State Department of Health officials talk about the issues.
KONA: Presenting a unified front, State and County officials held a press conference on Monday to launch a statewide “Fight the Bite” public education campaign that seeks to end the spread of dengue fever in Hawaii.
HONOKA’A: The Hamakua community gathered to discuss possible solutions to the issues that surround the Waipi’o Valley Access Road. The County of Hawaii is offering to assist the Waipi’o Valley residents and stakeholders in a road improvement project, if the community supports the idea.
KAILUA-KONA: The completion of the world’s largest operational Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion power plant was celebrated at the Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority on Friday. The event included a dedication ceremony attended by Hawaii dignitaries and investors in the Makai Ocean Engineering project.
MAUNA KEA: A dedication ceremony for a unique keiki playground took place at the Mauna Kea Recreation Area on Monday. There is a lot more work planned for the location. A draft environmental assessment for the project was published in July.
HILO: On Friday, amidst the rainy remnants of Tropical Storm Hilda, county officials gathered at the Hilo Municipal Golf Course to break ground on a $17 million dollar renovation project.
Improvements continue at the Mauna Kea Recreation Area. The county took over the management of the park from the state last year. The Hawaii County Council recently voted to add an additional $1.5 million for the Mauna Kea Recreation Area to the county’s capital improvement project budget.
HILO – Mayor Bill Kenoi is asking the Hawaii County Council to approve a nearly $100 million bond request, the largest ever made by his administration. This is an excellent time to invest in County infrastructure to save money for county taxpayers, and to create jobs for our working families. Interest rates are at very […]