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    Wednesday, January 26, 2022
    The 11th Annual Wiliwili Festival is Postponed We are looking forward to hosting the 11th Annual Wiliwili Festival at the Waikōloa Dry Forest Preserve and we hope to announce a new date soon! This year's festival will be an in-person event with educational booths, exhibits, scavenger hunts, guided hikes, workshops, a native plant giveaway, and more exciting forest activities. Fortunately, our ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Wednesday, January 26, 2022
    Friends and family are invited to share the love while making a positive impact on the Kailua-Kona community Kailua-Kona, HI (January 24, 2022) –Keauhou Shopping Center is bringing together Kailua-Kona friends and family to celebrate the season of love with two exciting Valentine’s Day events:Bestie Bash Keauhou Shopping Center’s KidX Club® will host a Bestie Bash celebration on Wednesday, ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Friday, January 21, 2022
    Please see today’s update below:  Kona Community Hospital COVID-19 update for January 21, 2022 (as of 9:00am):Hospital-wide census: 8014 total COVID-19 patients1   ICU (of 8 total ICU patients)13 Acute Care Units0 ventilator(s) in use for COVID patient(s) 7 vaccinated COVID patients in-houseAs of January 20, 2022 a cumulative total of 28 COVID-related deaths have occurred in the hospital (no ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Friday, January 21, 2022
    India TMT personnel training on TMT’s primary mirror polishing technology at Coherent Inc., in December 2021 - Colleagues from the Indian Institute of Astrophysics are being trained on mirror polishing techniques on-site at the Coherent facility in California.Image credit: TMT International Observatory / ITCC The fabrication of TMT’s primary mirror segments at Coherent Inc. in California continues ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community
    Thursday, January 20, 2022
    The Hawaii Island United Way, Inc. (HIUW) invites eligible health and human service non-profit agencies to apply for the upcoming funding cycle, 7/1/22 to 6/30/24. Interested agencies must be certified under section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue code. In addition, agencies must review and meet the HIUW 2019 Investment Criteria; Criteria & Policy on Collaborating Agencies. Only programs ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, January 19, 2022
    KAILUA-KONA, HAWAII — After 52 years of devoted service, Wynona Palmer has retired from the Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union (HCFCU). She is the longest tenured employee of the credit union having worked in nearly every branch of the organization and is a recipient of HCFCU’s prestigious Employee of the Year award. Dwight Manago, HCFCU Board Chair, said, “On behalf of the Board of Directors, ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, January 19, 2022
    KAMUELA, HI – Queen’s North Hawai’i Community Hospital has expanded its hours for those 12 and older seeking COVID-19 vaccinations. Vaccinations for anyone age 12 and over are available Wednesdays and Fridays, from 7 am – 4 pm (closed 11 am-12 noon). Vaccinations for those age 5-11 years are provided from 12 noon – 4 pm only. No appointment is necessary; anyone under 18 must be accompanied by a ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, January 19, 2022
    Register to attend this informative and engaging event to hear from employment law experts with Torkildson Katz Hetherington Harris Knorek about the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to block OSHA's mandate requiring workers at businesses with 100 or more employees get vaccinated or submit a negative COVID test weekly to enter the workplace. It also required unvaccinated workers to wear masks indoors ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Saturday, January 15, 2022
    Kona's first cruise ship arrived Sunday, January 16. Click here for the cruise ship port call for Kona through May 2022. The cruise ship Carnival Miracle was listed to have carried 1,500 passengers and a crew of 900 and was 99.9% vaccinated. Kailua Village Business Improvement District will continue its efforts and sanitize high-touch areas in Historic Kailua Village. Please continue to Show ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economy
    Saturday, January 15, 2022
    The University of Hawaiʻi Board of Regents (BOR) will consider adopting the draft Master Plan for UH-managed lands on Maunakea at the BOR January 20, 2022 meeting (PDF). The draft Master Plan for the University of Hawaiʻi Maunakea Lands: E Ō I Nā Leo (Listen to the Voices) requires board approval to take effect and would replace the Master Plan the BOR adopted in 2000. The draft can be found in ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Saturday, January 15, 2022
    Please keep COVID safety precautions in mind as we enter the long holiday weekend. The majority of Hawai’i’s current surge in cases is the result of community spread.Parents:  Please see attached “Daily Wellness Check” from the Hawai’i DOE. They are seeking your help in keeping our keiki and schools safe.Antibody Therapies Update:  The Omicron variant is NOT neutralized by Regen-cove antibodies. ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Thursday, January 13, 2022
    Parker Ranch, established in 1847 by John Palmer Parker, is celebrating its 175th anniversary. The Parker family and more recently, Parker Ranch, Inc., proudly carry on the cattle ranching business and traditions such as rodeo competitions honoring the Paniolo heritage, helping form the roots of many communities throughout Waimea. In celebration of the 175th anniversary, Parker Ranch is ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Thursday, January 13, 2022
    RIDER ALERT The Mast Transit Agency is striving for free fixed route and paratransit fares possibly as early as March 2022. Therefore, effective January 17, 2022 they will discontinue selling Hele-On Bus Tickets (General and Discounted) and Hele-On Kako‘o Paratransit tickets. There will be no refunds for unused Hele-On Bus Tickets (General and Discounted), and Hele-On Kako‘o Paratransit ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economy
    Thursday, January 13, 2022
    Big Island Schoolchildren Invited to Enter Water Supply’s 4th Annual Keiki Water Conservation Poster Contest  Entry Form HILO, HAWAI‘I – The Department of Water Supply (DWS), County of Hawai‘i, is pleased to announce its 4th Annual Keiki Water Conservation Poster Contest open to Big Island students island-wide who attend kindergarten through the fifth grade. Friday, March 11, 2022, is the ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community
    Wednesday, January 12, 2022
    KONA, HAWAI'I (January 12, 2022) – A new and expanded Island Naturals Market & Deli will open Tuesday, January 18, at Kona Commons Shopping Center. Island Naturals anchors the mauka end of the shopping center, offering 15,000 square feet of shopping and deli space and ample parking. True to its name, Island Naturals features organically grown vegetables and fruits from local farmers. In addition, ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Friday, January 07, 2022
    KAMUELA, HI – Queen’s North Hawai’i Community Hospital is adopting the most recent COVID-19 booster shot recommendations issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The Pfizer vaccine booster shot is now available for those age 12 and older who completed their Pfizer primary vaccine series at least five months ago. Moderately to severely immunocompromised children ages 5-11 should ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, January 06, 2022
      KAMUELA, HI – Pediatrician Henry (Clint) Pollack, MD, FAAP, has joined the team at Queen’s North Hawai’i Community Hospital. Dr. Pollack earned his medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine, completed his residency in pediatrics at UCSD-Benioff Children’s Hospital-Oakland, and a fellowship in pediatric emergency medicine at Montefiore Medical Center in New York. He is a fellow of ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, January 06, 2022
    Hawaii County is being severely affected by the current surge in positive COVID cases due to the Omicron variant. Over the weekend, numerous employees and medical staff either tested positive or were directly exposed to COVID. These employees are now under the purview of the DOH.   Multiple departments are now operating under challenging staffing conditions. Subsequently, as of Thursday, ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community
    Thursday, January 06, 2022
    HONOLULU – The Hawai‘i Department of Health (DOH) is revising the state’s COVID-19 isolation and quarantine policies to closely align with recommendations made by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). These changes are effective Monday, January 3, 2022 for all DOH directed isolation and quarantine.  https://hawaiicovid19.com/doh-revises-states-isolation-quarantine-policy/ If ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, January 06, 2022
    We look forward to connecting with you at the in-person Circle of Remembrance at the Outrigger Kona Resort and Spa at Keauhou, Bayview Grounds, on February 9th from 5:30-7:30 PM. If you would like to participate in the event, please RSVP by Monday, February 7, 2022. Please bring a picture of your loved one for our memory table if you plan to attend. We will also be streaming the event on Facebook ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, January 06, 2022
    One of the things we love about moving people to new destinations is sharing insider information and answering questions. When customers move from the Mainland to Hawaii, we often get the following queries:“What’s the right way to say Hawai’i? Is it ha-WHY? Or ha-WHY-ee?”“And, wait, is it ha-WHY-ee or ha-VAI-ee?”“Oh, and what does the apostrophe-like mark mean in Hawai’i and O’ahu?”That little ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Thursday, January 06, 2022
    Astronomy Talk - The coming year promises to be an exciting one for astronomy on the ground and in space.  With new instrumentation being delivered to Keck Observatory, and exciting missions like JWST in space, 2022 will deliver transformative new capabilities to astronomy.  Looking even farther in the future, the recently released Decadal Survey of Astronomy and Astrophysics (a.k.a. Astro2020) ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Monday, January 03, 2022
    Please see today’s update below.  Kona Community Hospital COVID-19 update for Dec. 23, 2021 (as of 4:00pm) below:Hospital-wide census: 671 total COVID-19 patients0 ICU (of 2 total ICU patients)1 Med Surg COVID Unit  1 Long COVID patient0 ventilator(s) in use for COVID patient(s) 0 vaccinated COVID patients in-houseAs of December 23, 2021 a cumulative total of 25 COVID-related deaths have occurred ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Monday, January 03, 2022
    About New New Chamber Member Brian Evans Coaching For more than 25 years, Fortune 500 companies, nonprofit organizations (NPOs), start-ups and individuals have utilized Brian Evans to help identify and eliminate obstacles to their success in order to achieve greater measurable outcomes. Brian Evans has grown many of the world’s most respected brands. From his early successes leading consulting ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Monday, January 03, 2022
    New Chamber Member -  County of Hawai’i Mass Transit Agency, Hawai'i Island Hele-On Bus -  www.heleonbus.org The County of Hawai’i Mass Transit Agency is proud to provide Hele-On commuter and local fixed routes, Hele-On Kako’o paratransit, HI Bike and senior and persons with disabilities demand response bus service throughout the entire Island of Hawai’i. You can count on Hele-On to provide fixed ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Monday, January 03, 2022
    Goodwill Hawaii is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit charity that helps people with employment barriers to reach their full potential and become self-sufficient. Goodwill Hawaii’s employment programs and services strengthen our community. www.goodwillhawaii.org   Since 1959, they have provided job placement, career development, education, training, employment and support services for people throughout the ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Monday, January 03, 2022
    JOHN ANDOH HIRED AS HELE-ON’S NEWEST ADMINISTRATORMayor Mitchell D. Roth has hired a new Mass Transit Administrator to lead the County of Hawai’i Mass Transit Agency and the full implementation of the Transit and Multi-Modal Transportation Master Plan (December 29, 2021) Hilo, HI – John Andoh has been hired by Mayor Mitch Roth to be the Mass Transit Administrator of the County of Hawai’i Mass ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Monday, December 20, 2021
    New Class offerings at the Indoor Open-Air Cycling Studio at the International Marketplace in Kailua-Kona - Les Mills,  BodyFlow yoga and boxing classes now available Improve your fitness, strength and well being in 2022 Evolving into an epicenter of group fitness ... SPN CYCLE offers a wide range of group fitness workouts for all abilities. Get lean and tone with the studios group classes from ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community
    Monday, December 20, 2021
    2021 ExhibitionAt West Hawaii Community Health Center, we believe strongly that art builds connections, uplifts our patients, increases respect, and enhances the healing environment. A noteworthy feature of Art is Healing that sets it apart from other exhibitions is that the local artwork that is purchased from the show is donated to the health center to become part of our growing permanent ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Monday, December 20, 2021
    New chamber member Brilliant Marketing was started in 2018 by two sisters, Emily + Mikaela, who had a mission to make purpose-led brands thrive by positioning them as the #1 choice for their customers through conscious marketing. They are passionate, purpose-led marketers with 20+ years of experience. As invested business partners they take a holistic view of not just your marketing, but your ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Friday, December 17, 2021
    Sign up today for a Virtual CPR/First Aid/AED-BL Certification Class!The 2021 Adult First Aid/CPR/AED online course equips students with the knowledge necessary to recognize and care for a variety of first aid, breathing, and cardiac emergencies involving adults. HTDC Innovate Hawaii and the American Red Cross are holding two training sessions: Tuesday, January 25 at 2pm and Thursday, January 27 ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Monday, December 13, 2021
    La`i`ōpua 2020 (L2020) is a non-profit organization set on Department of Hawaiian Home Lands land, in the “Piko” of the Kealakehe Ahupua`a. It brings together our Kona community for collaboration, inspiration, and knowledge sharing, and envisions a vital West Hawai`i region where local families lead the way. Its mission is to provide social, recreational, vocational, economic, educational and ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community
    Friday, December 10, 2021
    KAMUELA, HI – COVID-19 vaccinations are available at Queen’s North Hawai’i Community Hospital to anyone age 5 years and up with no appointment necessary. The vaccination clinic is open every Wednesday and Friday for first-time shots, second shots, or boosters. Vaccinations for anyone over age 12 are available Wednesdays and Fridays, from 7 am – 11 am. Vaccinations for ages 5-11 years are available ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Friday, December 10, 2021
    Donkey Mill Art Center “Nā Kapa Ku`ina” Artists Honored Five Kapa Art Pieces Added to the State’s Art in Public Places Collection HOLUALOA, HAWAI`I (December 10, 2021) – Kapa art by three renowned artists, including Hawai`i Island’s Roen Hufford, have been designated by the Art Acquisition Selection Committee of the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts (SFCA) for purchase and will be added ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Friday, December 03, 2021
    KAMUELA, HI – Dr. James Madison has been named chief medical officer at Queen’s North Hawai’i Community Hospital (QNHCH). James Madison received his doctorate of osteopathic medicine from Kansas City University College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency through the University of Hawai’i. He went on to complete a fellowship in nephrology at the University of ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Monday, November 29, 2021
    The Chamber Welcomes New Member S&G Labs Hawaii Hawaii’s Trusted Covid-19 Testing Partner Covid Free Hawaii, in partnership with S&G Labs is your Inter-Island Trusted Travel Partner sanctioned by the State of Hawaii.https://sglabshawaii.com/ S&G Labs Hawaii, LLC was founded by Lynn Welch, MD who has been practicing and treating patients on the Big Island since 2008. As a practicing pain ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Monday, November 22, 2021
    Optimal Health is Your Birthright We, at the Koa Clinic of Integrative Healing, are a team of practitioners who collaborate together to help each client live a life they love living. We offer a full spectrum of health services to support body, mind and spirit to reach each client’s goals. We believe that “it takes a village,” and our team-based model provides both education and access to the ...read more
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    Monday, November 15, 2021
    HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige announced the launch of the Hawaiʻi ABLE (Achieving a Better Life Experience) Savings Program, which allows eligible individuals with disabilities to save money without jeopardizing their federal or state disability benefits. ABLE accounts are federally established and managed at the state level. “I encourage all Hawaiʻi residents with a qualifying disability to open a ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Monday, November 08, 2021
    November 3, 2021VACCINATIONS FOR AGES 5-11 YEARS KAMUELA, HI – Starting Monday, November 8, QNHCH will offer Pfizer COVID-19 vaccinations for children ages 5-11 years. Vaccinations will be provided to those age 5-11 years on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, from 1 – 6 pm, at the QNHCH Vaccination Clinic with no appointment necessary; 1-6 pm is reserved for ages 5-11 ONLY. There is no weight ...read more
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    Monday, November 08, 2021
       I am an experienced Financial Services professional with over 25 years of extensive and successful experience across a variety of asset classes and market environments.The focus of my practice is to utilize these experience and knowledge skill sets to help my clients achieve their short and long term financial goals in the most effective and efficient manner possible. Further, helping my ...read more
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    Friday, November 05, 2021
    ‘We have to commit to bold actions in the next few years’  Press Release HONOLULU, Nov. 5, 2021 – Stressing the urgency of the global effort to slow climate change, Hawaiian Electric has set a goal to cut carbon emissions from power generation 70% by 2030. Cutting emissions from power generation by 70%, compared with 2005 levels, would provide a significant portion of the reduction the entire ...read more
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    Friday, November 05, 2021
    BY LAURA RUMINSKIWEST HAWAII TODAYlruminski@westhawaiitoday.comThe Boys and Girls Club of the Big Island has added a new afterschool program in South Kona at the Kona Hongwanji Mission, increasing its reach to five sites in West Hawaii with plans for a sixth.The nonprofit Boys and Girls Club of the Big Island (BGCBI) opened its first West Hawaii program in 2017 at Kealakehe Elementary School. ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Monday, November 01, 2021
    September 7, 2021 Torkildson, Katz, Hetherington, Harris & Knorek, Attorneys at Law is proud to announce that six of its directors were included in the 2022 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. First published in 1983, Best Lawyers is one of the most well-known and respected publications in the legal world. Because inclusion in the publication is based on anonymous peer reviews, being ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Monday, November 01, 2021
    HONOLULU – The Hawai‘i Tourism Authority (HTA) announced today that T. Ilihia Gionson, a longtime public affairs and community engagement professional from Hawai‘i Island, will join the organization as public affairs officer. He begins work at HTA on November 1.  Gionson brings more than a decade of experience to HTA developing and executing strategies for federal, state and municipal government ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, October 28, 2021
    Real Men Wear Pink Ambassador - Tim Ashcraft, Honokaa & Kohala Branch Manager, HCFCU; Sarah Luchenbill, Associate Director, American Cancer Society; McKenna Ventura, Marketing Coordinator, HCFCU; Real Men Wear Pink Ambassador - Tyson Klask, Hilo Branch Manager, HCFCU.The pandemic could not stop Hawaii Island residents from donating to Relay For Life and the American Cancer Society’s mission to ...read more
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    Thursday, October 21, 2021
    Ku'ikahi Mediation Center--together with the Hawai'i County Bar Association (HCBA)--invites you to support our Sixteenth Annual Recognition.  Founded in 1983, Ku'ikahi has been "Finding Solutions, Growing Peace" for 38 years! This year, Ku'ikahi presents the 'Peacemaker Award' to: •Dan Brinkman of Hawaii Health Systems Corporation,•Lisa Rantz of Hilo Medical Center Foundation, and•Randy Kurohara ...read more
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    Monday, October 18, 2021
    October is the National Cybersecurity Awareness MonthThe world of cybersecurity can change in a nanosecond. At our recent Hawaiian Telcom University event we were discussing what the experts are seeing out there right now and – even more importantly – what you urgently need to know to protect your business. Missed the event or want a recap? The recordings of all three sessions are now ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community
    Wednesday, October 06, 2021
    KAILUA-KONA, HI— Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union (HCFCU) is pleased to announce Sharon Sakai as the newest member of its Board of Directors. Board members serve on a voluntary basis and are responsible for guiding management of the credit union on behalf of its more than 45,000 member-owners, in support of members’ financial needs. During their three-year terms, board members are also ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Monday, October 04, 2021
    October 1, 2021 For PHOTOS click here For VIDEO click here   HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige issued the latest Emergency Proclamation Related to the State’s COVID-19 DELTA Response, keeping in place the Safe Travels program and statewide mask mandates.   There are also no changes to the EP provision which allows for the extension of expirations for driver’s licenses and instructional permits that ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Friday, October 01, 2021
    The Best of Everything West Hawaii has to offer as voted by West Hawaii Today readers. Congratulations to all the winners which include over 90 Chamber members!https://printreplica.westhawaiitoday.com?selDate=20210926&goTo=X01&artid=1Attorney – Darl C. Gleed, Attorney- 75-5995 Wailua Rd, Kona     Finalist – Attorney – Law Offices of Kimberly JacksonAuto Body Repair - Auto Body Hawaii – 73-5601 ...read more
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    Thursday, August 19, 2021
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE2021 EDITION OF IRONMAN WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP RESCHEDULED FOR FEBRUARY 5, 2022 DUE TO CONTINUED GLOBAL IMPACT OF COVID-19 PANDEMIC - 2021 Supersapiens IRONMAN World Championship postponed based on continuing COVID-19-related impact to Island of Hawai`i TAMPA, Fla. (August 19, 2021) - IRONMAN in conjunction with local Hawai`i officials announced today that due to the continued ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Monday, July 26, 2021
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 1, 2021 Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce Hears from Governor Ige, Installs New Board and Presents Pualu Awards KAILUA-KONA – The chief executive for the State of Hawaiʻi, Governor David Ige, joined the Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce (KKCC) for its annual meeting on Friday, June 25, 2021. As the keynote speaker, he presented relevant information to West Hawaiʻi’s business ...read more
    Categories: Community, Chamber
    Monday, June 28, 2021
    June 28, 2021  KAILUA-KONA – The chief executive for the State of Hawaiʻi, Governor David Ige, joined the Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce (KKCC) for its annual meeting on Friday, June 25, 2021. As the keynote speaker, he presented relevant information to West Hawaiʻi’s business leaders that included his support for the tourism industry, increasing broadband infrastructure, economic ...read more
    Tuesday, May 18, 2021
    Hawaiʻi Island Business Report 2021The road to economic recovery is challenging, but businesses are optimistic as they take steps to reopen safely, and progress is made toward sustainable goals. May 4, 2020 Hawaii Business Staffhttps://www.hawaiibusiness.com/hawaii-island-business-report-2021/ Kona-Kohala Chamber - excerpts from the report: “This past year, we learned that communication was a ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economy, Community
    Friday, July 10, 2020
    Dept of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) is very pleased to announce the live launch of the Buy Hawaii, Give Aloha portal site at https://buy.hawaii.gov/.   DBEDT created this portal site to promote the online shopping sites of Hawaii manufacturers, restaurants and farm delivery services. In this first phase, we are promoting the importance of buying local. In later phases we ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economy
    Wednesday, July 01, 2020
    Hawaiʻi County General Plan 2040 UpdateSummary of Public Comment and Revised Timeline   The Planning Department appreciates the communities and stakeholders that were part of the robust public outreach in 2019 on the Hawaiʻi County General Plan 2040 Update. A variety of community engagement activities produced valuable input that is actively shaping the next draft. Later this year Planning ...read more
    Categories: Economy
    Wednesday, June 03, 2020
    DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 3, 2020 BOATING AND WATER SPORTS COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS RELAXED STATEWIDE (Honolulu) – Effective immediately, emergency restrictions imposed during the COVID-19 pandemic for commercial and recreational boating and ocean recreation are being relaxed statewide. Commercial and recreational boating can now include up to ten ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, May 21, 2020
    Reef-friendly sunscreen initiative leads to reduction of oxybenzone in Kahaluʻu BayContinued efforts needed to save coral reefs   KAHALU‘U BAY, Hawai‘i Island, Hawai‘i—May 21, 2020—The results are in: oxybenzone levels have dropped dramatically at Hawai‘i Island’s Kahalu‘u Bay. Thanks to tens of thousands of visitors who responded positively to The Kohala Center’s ongoing “Reef-Friendly Sun ...read more
    Categories: Community
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