Tag Archives: Pahoa

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

Puna Pono Alliance meeting in Pahoa

VIDEO: Puna Pono Alliance holds meeting on geothermal

Video by David Corrigan, Voice of Stephanie Salazar [FMP poster="http://www.bigislandvideonews.com/media/newsupdateextended.jpg" width="320" height="175"]http://www.bigislandvideonews.com/media/2012/11november/1130geothermal.mp4[/FMP] PAHOA, Hawaii: It was standing room only at the Akebono Theater in Pahoa on Thursday night for the Puna Pono Alliance’s community meeting on geothermal energy. The group shared the stage with a number of leaders, as well as current and former elected


VIDEO: Hearing on geothermal night drilling held in Pahoa

Video by David Corrigan, Voice of Stephanie Salazar PAHOA, Hawaii: Another Hawaii County Council public hearing was held in Puna on Friday evening. It was the second hearing relating to geothermal energy held in Pahoa this year. This time, the subject was  the practice of drilling new geothermal wells during the night-time hours; Bill 292, which would amend the

Next Pahoa Plan town meeting, Oct. 23

Media release from Pahoa Regional Town Center Steering Committee The Pahoa Regional Town Center Steering Committee and Working Groups will host the second in a series of Pahoa Town community meetings updating area residents on the progress of the Pahoa Plan effort which was launched in March of this year. An extension of the Puna

Pahoa Transfer Station receives Excellence Award

File video by David Corrigan, Video courtesy Hawaii County | Voice of Stephanie Salazar PAHOA, Hawaii: Pahoa’s state of the art Recycling & Transfer Station has received a bronze award from the Solid Waste Association of North America. The organizations Excellence Awards Program recognizes outstanding solid waste programs and facilities that advance the practice of

Puna Regional Park planning meeting, Sept. 10

SOURCE: Hawaii County Department of Parks and Recreation PAHOA, Hawaii: The Hawai‘i County Department of Parks and Recreation invites the public to provide input on the Puna Regional Park that will be built in Pāhoa. Public feedback on the park project will be gathered from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 10, at the

$1000 donation for PCMC

VIDEO: Puna Community Medical Center donation

$1,000 kick starts emergency room Building Fund Video courtesy: Tiffany Edwards-Hunt, Big Island Chronicle PAHOA, Hawaii: The dream of getting an emergency room service in Puna just took a step closer to reality, thanks to a local business. Island Naturals Pahoa has kick-started the Puna Community Medical Center’s emergency room Building Fund with a $1,000

State Senate candidates in Pahoa

VIDEO: State Senate, House candidates forum in Puna

PAHOA, Hawaii: Puna had a chance to meet the candidates running for state office on Tuesday night in Pahoa. Malama o Puna – the grassroots environmental organization – traditionally holds these sort of forums around election time. A small crowd of interested residents came to the Pahoa Community Center to hear from state senate hopefuls

New Pahoa Senior Center dedication, June 16th

[FMP poster="http://www.bigislandvideonews.com/media/2012/06june/0616pahoa.jpg" width="280" height="153"]http://www.bigislandvideonews.com/media/2012/06june/0616pahoa.mp4[/FMP] PAHOA, Hawaii: On Monday, Hawaii County officials will open the new Pahoa Senior Center. The former Pahoa Fire Station was converted for its new use through a community effort that involved the work of volunteer apprentices from the Hawaii Carpenters Union, plumbers and electricians. During the renovation in 2011, Big Island