|Miloli`i residents look for fish from their canoes and say that aquarium fish exporters have damaged the fishery.|
Photo by Kaiali`i Kahele
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developed technology and equipment.
Sea Launch officials say their ocean platform is more affordable than most land sites and, on the equator, provides a more direct route to orbit.
The Odyssey Launch platform made news statewide over the last few days when it pulled into port in Honolulu, en route to its homeport in Long Beach. Sea Launch is owned by Russian and other European investors.
Aoki worked with Abercrombie in the 2010 gubernatorial race as deputy campaign manager before joining the Abercrombie administration.
KAISER PERMANENTE health insurance is now available not only to businesses in Ka`u but also to individual residents looking for coverage. Kaiser has clinics in Hilo and Kona, as well as on Maui and O`ahu. Certain approved emergency room services are covered at Ka`u Hospital. Kaiser maintains its own hospital on O`ahu, where it sends its patients when necessary.
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set playing Kanu `O Ka `Aina Charter School.
Photo by Nalani Parlin
THE PALM TRAIL opens at the Kahuku Section of Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park tomorrow with a celebration and guided hikes at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. Kahuku is open weekends from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., closed first Saturday of each month. The Palm trail winds through a pasture along a cinder cone with panoramic views.
PETER MOON JOINS CYRIL PAHINUI and Bolo tomorrow, Saturday, at Kilauea Theater in Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park at 7 p.m. Tickets are $30 in advance and $35 at the door. Email email@example.com or call 967-8222.
THE KA`U COMMUNITY FOOD DRIVE begins Sunday. “Our pantry is kept stocked purely by donations,” said Ka`u Family Center coordinator Teresa Alderdyce. Those needing food can stop by the center with a photo I.D. Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and receive emergency food for their family once a month. Normally the center gives a two-day supply, but lately, due to low rations, only a one-day supply is available.
Food drive collection sites are Pahala Community Center, Monday to Friday, 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.; Na`alehu Island Market, Monday to Saturday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Ka`u Family Center, Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Discovery Harbour Community Association, Monday to Wednesday and Friday, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.; and Kahuku Country Market, daily 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.
For more information, call Alderdyce at 929-9611, ext. 10.