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Hawaii Island News, 07 October 2009

The Hawaii County Council's Finance Committee has created a new program manager position to control underage drinking.  Funding for the position is unclear.  Managaing Director William Takaba told the "Hawaii Tribune-Herald" the creation of the position is required to apply for a $1 million grant.  The grant is coming from the Alcohol and Drug Abuse …

Hawaii Island News, 06 October 2009

The Laupahoehoe Alumni/Community Association has been awarded a 3 year U.S. Department of Education grant of up to $150,000 per year to continue the process of converting Laupahoehoe High and Elementary School to a pubic charter school.  This funding will support planning activities for approximately 12-18 months and implementation tasks for 18-24 months.  The Laupahoehoe …

Hawaii Island News, 05 October 2009

A  Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through 6:00 PM.  Expect heavy showers and a chance of thunderstorms by late this afternoon.  Civil Defense advisories will be aired over this radio station at frequent intervals. A bill under consideration by the Hawaii County Council would extend an amnesty period to allow farms and ranches offering …

Hawaii Island News, 04-05 October 2009

According to data released by the "Hawaii Tribune-Herald", Parker Ranch is selling 3,500 acres of its North Kohala land following two straight years of multimillion dollar losses by the non-profit Parker Ranch Foundation Trust.  The trust has reported a loss of $18 million last year, following a $2.6 million shortfall in 2007.  In a letter …

Hawaii Island News, 03 October 2009

(AP).  Relief efforts are in full swing in tsunami ravaged American Samoa, from first responders to scientific investigators.  A team of more than 245 federal emergency workers have delivered tens of thousands of meals and hunreds of tents and cots.  Power generators and medical supplies have also been flown in.  If you want to help …

Hawaii Island News, 02 October 2009

Hawaiian and environmental advocates have filed suit in Third Circuit Court to challenge the vote of the State Board of Land and Natural Resources which approved the Comprehensive Management Plan for the use of cultural and natural resources atop Mauna Kea.  Those who feat misuse and more development on the summit are asking for a …

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