Big Island Weekend News, part 2, 01/02 August 2009

North Kona Councilman Kelly Greenwell tells the “Hawaii Tribune-Herald” that he wants to hire a professional lobbyist to help the county get more federal stimulus funds. Kelly also supports a proposal from county finance director Nancy Crawford to hire a project manager to oversee park contruction projects in Kailua-Kona. Both Greenwell and Crawford feel the … Read moreBig Island Weekend News, part 2, 01/02 August 2009

Big Island Weekend News, 01/02 August 2009

The Moku O Hawaii Outrigger Association hosted the 2009 HCRA State Championship on Saturday along the Hilo Bayfront. A total of 57 halau from around the state participated in this year’s competition. The Hawaii State Department of Health is conducting public presentations through August for the state’s new Network of Care Website (Hawaii.networkofcare.org). Meetings will … Read moreBig Island Weekend News, 01/02 August 2009

Big Island News, 31 July 2009

Tropical Storm Lana is gaining strength as it churns about 900 miles east-woutheast of the Big Island on a track that should take the storm about 300 miles south of the Big Island. Hawaii County Environmental Mangement Director Lono Tyson tells the “Hawaii Tribune-Herald: that construction of a $9.1 million dollar East Hawaii Reload Facility … Read moreBig Island News, 31 July 2009

Big Island News, 30 July 2009

New principals will be running several Hawaii Island schools in the coming academic year. According to the “Hawaii Tribune-Herald”, Keaau Middle School Principal Jamil Ahmadia will retire on July 31st and will be replaced by Mountain View Vice Principal Ken Watanabe. Patti Andrade-Spencer will assume the top position at Hilo Intermediate. Ray Mizuba will take … Read moreBig Island News, 30 July 2009

Big Island News, 29 July 2009

Thousands of canoe paddlers from around the state will gather at the Hilo Bayfront on Saturday for the 2009 Hawaiian Canoe Racing Association State Championships. Moku O Hawaii executive secretary Aunty Maile Mauhili tells the “Hawaii Tribune-Herald” she expects around 8,000 peo;e on the beach for the competition. The event will feature 39 races, 14 … Read moreBig Island News, 29 July 2009

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