VIDEO: Switch Flipped On Kona OTEC Plant


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.

Hawaii leaders react to end of federal shutdown


WASHINGTON – Congress has finally agreed on a bill to end the federal shutdown and raise the government’s debt ceiling. The House of Representatives passed legislation that was voted through the Senate earlier today. President Barack Obama immediately reported he would sign off on the deal, ending the partial shutdown on its 16th day, and […]

VIDEO: Firsts & Lasts – 2013 UH-Hilo Commencement

Video by David Corrigan, Voice of Stephanie Salazar HILO, Hawaii – Thousands of smiling faces filled the stands and the floor of the Edith Kanaka’ole Stadium on Saturday. The spring commencement for the University of Hawaii at Hilo was a day of milestones, with many firsts and lasts. One “last” was for an emotional UH […]

Rep. Gabbard to deliver UH Hilo spring commencement address

by UH-Hilo Hawai`i Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard will address the University of Hawai`i at Hilo’s spring commencement as keynote speaker on Saturday, May 11, beginning at 9 a.m. at Edith Kanaka`ole Stadium. Students have petitioned for a total of 765 degrees and/or certificates from the colleges of Arts and Sciences (460), Agriculture, Forestry and Natural Resource […]

VIDEO: Rep. Gabbard introduces GE food labeling bill

by David Corrigan WASHINGTON D.C. – Genetically modified food labeling bills may have died at the state legislature this year, despite wide spread public demonstrations against GMOs in Hawaii, but now it looks like the mantle will be carried on at the federal level. On Wednesday, Hawaii Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard delivered House floor remarks on […]

VIDEO: Veterans Day parade in Hilo

Pacific Fllet Band marches in Hilo's Veterans Day Parade

Video By David Corrigan, voice of Stephanie Salazar HILO, Hawaii: Behind the scenes, at the staging area of the Veterans Day parade in Hilo, military and civilian organizations alike swarm around the Kamehameha Statue, putting last minute finishing touches on floats and cars. Tents go up, and cadets get a little more practice in, before […]

GOP’s Crowley, Lingle want debates

File Video by David Corrigan | Voice of Stephanie Salazar HILO, Hawaii: Kawika Crowley, the Republican candidate for the 2nd Congressional House District, has contacted the campaign manager of his democratic opponent, Tulsi Gabbard, requesting a televised debate. The underdog Crowley says he’s sure Tulsi recognizes the critical importance of a well informed electorate, as […]