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  1. Average gas prices in Hawaii fall 9.2 cents per gallon the past week

    06.19 / 22:16 hawaii247.com Hawaii247.com - Hawaii
    Average retail gasoline prices in Hawaii have fallen 9.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.23/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 355 gas outlets in Hawaii. This compares with the national average that has fallen 4.4 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.28/g, according to gasoline price website…
  2. Fire hydrant flow test in Kohala Wednesday (June 21)

    06.19 / 18:18 hawaii247.com Hawaii247.com - Hawaii
    The Department of Water Supply will be conducting a fire hydrant flow test on Honomakaʻu Road for Kohala High School between the hours of 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, June 21, …
  3. Natural Hazard Preparedness Workshops in Hilo and Honokaa

    06.19 / 18:18 hawaii247.com Hawaii247.com - Hawaii
    Learn how to prepare your family and home for the hurricane season with workshops being held in Hilo (June 23) and Honokaa (June…
  4. Sidewalk repairs to begin Monday (June 19) fronting Luquin’s fire scene in Pahoa

    06.18 / 19:27 hawaii247.com Hawaii247.com - Hawaii
    The County of Hawai‘i Department of Public Works Highways Division will be repairing the sidewalk on the Pāhoa Village Rd. fronting the former Luquin’s Mexican Restaurant and the Pāhoa, Puna Buy and Sell buildings that were destroyed by a fire on January 16, 2017…
  5. Roadway resurfacing work on Kaiminani Drive in Kona rescheduled to Monday (June 19)

    06.18 / 18:30 hawaii247.com Hawaii247.com - Hawaii
    Resurfacing work on Ka‘iminani Dr., from the Palamanui (Ane Keohokālole Hwy.) intersection to the Queen Ka‘ahumanu Hwy. that was postponed due to mechanical issues and the unavailability of asphalt concrete, will begin on Monday, June 19, 2017, and completed by Wednesday, June 21, 2017. Work hours are from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., weather and […
  6. Father’s Day by the numbers: June 18, 2017

    06.18 / 14:40 hawaii247.com Hawaii247.com - Hawaii
    The idea of Father’s Day was conceived more than a century ago by Sonora Dodd of Spokane, Wash., while she listened to a Mother’s Day sermon in 1909. Dodd wanted a special day to honor her father, William Smart, a widowed Civil War veteran who was left to raise his six children on a farm. [&#…
  7. Older women in Hawaii are 57% more likely to live in poverty than older men

    06.18 / 03:03 hawaii247.com Hawaii247.com - Hawaii
    A new analysis finds that Social Security benefits are especially crucial for older women in Hawaiʻi, who are more likely to live in poverty and less likely to have access to assets or savings in retirement. The report, released by the Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, [&…
  8. DLNR releases reporting app for iOS, Android and web users

    06.18 / 02:01 hawaii247.com Hawaii247.com - Hawaii
    Last weekend a man sent DLNR Chair Suzanne Case photographs of two hammerhead sharks, left dead near the He‘eia Small Boat Harbor on Windward O‘ahu. It’s impossible to determine how they died. Were they hooked and discarded? Were they caught up in a net? Did someone kill them illegally? This is exactly the kind of [R…
  9. Cummings named State Sheriff Administrator

    06.17 / 22:06 hawaii247.com Hawaii247.com - Hawaii
    The Department of Public Safety (PSD) today announced the appointment of Al Cummings as State Sheriff Division Administrator. Cummings will lead the department’s Sheriff Division, effective June 16, 2…
  10. Parker School announces scholarship recipients for 2017-2018 school year

    06.17 / 22:06 hawaii247.com Hawaii247.com - Hawaii
    Parker School is pleased to announce its scholarship recipients for the 2017-2018 school year. The following students will receive Parker’s Kahilu Scholarship. This award is for students entering middle school and is given in recognition of a student’s academic merit, character, and demonstrated passion in an area of interest to the student. The Kahilu Scholarship [&#…
  11. Mandatory water restriction still in effect for North Kona district

    06.17 / 21:02 hawaii247.com Hawaii247.com - Hawaii
    Due to ongoing repairs to wells in North Kona, the Department of Water Supply Mandatory Water Restriction Notice is still in effect. Water Restriction Notice requires consumers to reduce water consumption by…
  12. Hawaii Island lane closures for the week of June 17-23, 2017

    06.17 / 21:02 hawaii247.com Hawaii247.com - Hawaii
    MEDIA RELEASE PLEASE NOTE: Lane closure schedules may change at any time without further notice. All projects are weather permitting. — MAMALAHOA (HWY 190) — 1) PUUANAHULU (WEEKEND/NIGHT WORK) Alternating lane closures on Mamalahoa Highway (Route 190) in both directions between Mile Marker 20 and Mile Marker 22, over a twenty-four hour period, seven days [&#…