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Finance Committee

VIDEO: $61 million bond gets preliminary OK

VIDEO: $61 million bond gets preliminary OK

KEALAKEHE, Hawaii – It was a full agenda at the Hawaii County Council Finance Committee on Tuesday. The committee gave the preliminary go ahead for the administration’s request to authorize a $61 million bond to pay for a large list of projects around the island. Money would go towards getting large park projects off the

FoodCorps Hawai‘i service members are (front row, left to right) Jane Lee, Kohala Elementary, Hawai‘i Island; Tasia Yamamura, MA‘O Organic Farms, O‘ahu; Jessica Sobocinski, Honaunau Elementary, Hawai‘i Island; Jolyne Oyama, Na‘alehu Elementary, Hawai‘i Island. (back row, left to right) Simon Mendes, Sust‘ainable Molokai, Moloka‘i; Leina‘ala Kealoha, Kua O Ka La Public Charter School, Hawai‘i Island; Amelia Pedini, FoodCorps Fellow/Hawai‘i Coordinator; Lacey Phifer, Sust‘ainable Molokai, Moloka‘i; Julia Nemoto, Mala‘ai: The Culinary Garden of Waimea Middle School, Hawai‘i Island.

FoodCorps program launches in Hawaii

WAIMEA, Hawaii – FoodCorps, a national non-profit program in partnership with the AmeriCorps service network, addresses childhood obesity and food insecurity in underserved communities. This year, FoodCorps has selected The Kohala Center as the host site for the state of Hawai‘i’s FoodCorps Program. Operating in fifteen states, FoodCorps has added Hawai‘i, California, and New Jersey

Hawaiian Telcom service out in Ka’u, parts of Kona

UPDATE – Civil defense reports that telephone service has been restored. UPDATE – Hawaii County Civil Defense says the phone outage continues for Ka’u and South Kona today. Hawaiian Telcom Company reports that due to a break in the fiber system, telephone services in the Pahala, Naalehu, Ocean View and parts of the South Kona

VIDEO: Evicted from Kawa, Lui's home demolished

Video by courtesy Kittrena Morgan, voice of Stephanie Salazar NA’ALEHU, Hawaii: An unfortunate surprise for Uncle Abel Simeona Lui this week in Naalehu, where the former resident of Kawa found his home – which was removed from the popular beach by authorities on the same day he was evicted – torn to pieces behind the Ka’u


VIDEO: County holds tense community meeting on Kawa

Video Transcript: Passions ran high at a community meeting in Na’alehu on Wednesday night. Rival groups who have acted as caretakers of Kawa for years had heated words amidst the standing room only crowd at the community center. Abel Simeona Lui, (speaking to the audience from the front of the room): “Abel never did make no

Police hope to find rightful owners of stolen items from Ka’u

KA’U, Hawaii: The Hawaii County Police Department is looking to reunite some stolen property with the rightful owners in Ka’u. This media release was issued by the authorities on Tuesday. Big Island police are trying to locate the owners of stolen property recovered during burglary investigations in the Ka‘ū District. The items were recovered from

Fire chief will talk at Naalehu meeting

Voice of Stephanie Salazar Coming up on April 14th, a community meeting in Naalehu will involve a discussion with Hawai‘i County Fire Chief Darryl Oliveira. The District 6 Matters events are organized by Ka’u Councilmember Brittany Smart. Smart says direct questions and comments are welcome from attendees on any subject dealing with the Hawaii County