• From Jessica Ferracane at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park:

    Hawaii National Park, Hawai‘i – Help protect the native Hawaiian rainforest at the summit of K?lauea by volunteering for “Stewardship at the Summit” programs in Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park, now through June 2015.

    Stewardship at the Summit begins at 9 a.m. and ends at noon. The dates from April through June are: April 2, 11, 17, and 24; May 1, 8, 20 and 30; and June 5, 13, and 19.

    Volunteers help remove invasive, non-native plant species that prevent native species from growing. Meet project leaders Paul and Jane Field at K?lauea Visitor Center at 9 a.m. on any of the above dates. Wear sturdy hiking shoes and long pants. Bring a hat, rain gear, day pack, snacks and water. Gloves and tools are provided. No advance registration is required, and there is no cost to participate, but park entrance fees apply.

    Volunteers have dedicated 4,271 hours of their time, and have restored more than 25 acres of native rainforest within the national park, since 2012. Countless Himalayan ginger, faya, strawberry guava, and other invasive, non-native plants that threaten the native understory near the summit of K?lauea volcano have been removed. In their place, once-shaded ‘ama‘u and h?pu‘u tree ferns have re-emerged, and pa‘iniu, k?wa‘u, and other important native plants are returning to the stewardship plots.

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  • Governor Ige’s nomination of Carleton Ching to run the Department of Land and Natural Resources went down in flames a few days ago, with Ige withdrawing Ching’s name after a flood of negative testimony and a straw vote that demonstrated that Ching couldn’t be confirmed by the full Senate. Now it’s the turn of Ige’s pick for Deputy to the Chairperson of DLNR, Kekoa Kaluhiwa, who is also controversial.

    At 2:45 p.m. tomorrow, Kaluhiwa’s nomination goes before the Senate Committee on Water and Land, whose negative recommendation of Ching was a major nail in Ching’s coffin. But  Kaluhiwa’s resume raises some of the same alarm bells that went off for conservationists re Ching’s nomination.  Like Ching, Kaluhiwa has been a lobbyist–in Kaluhiwa’s case, for Horizon Lines, where, among other duties, he assisted company executives in strategizing campaign contributions and necessary reporting to the Campaign Spending Commission” and “assisted in monitoring bills relating to the maritime industry.  He also served as a registered lobbyist for Young Brothers during the 2014 legislative session, when “primary bills of interest related to invasive species protection and possible restructuring of the Public Utilities Commission.”  NextEra Energy also employed him for public relations work related to the PUC:he was “retained to assist with community relations efforts specific to the development of an electric transmission cable between Oahu and Maui.  Since the PUC did not allow that projec tmove forward, he says, he did not actually “conduct any community outreach,” although he did attend some public meetings related to the project.  He claim he did not “participate in or have knowledge of” any of NextEra’s other Hawaii-related projects, including its proposed purchase of HECO and HELCO.

    But Kaluhiwa says his undergraduate course work continued courses not only in  “political science, management theory” and “economics,” but also in “climate change, land tenure and wildlife management.” He also points to his 11 years of service with U. S. Senator Daniel Akaka and his Hawaiia heritage as assets he could use at the DLNR.  As a graduate intern with the Land Assets Division of Kamehameha Schools, he worked on hunting issues an feral ungulate control, two areas with which the DLNR is also heavily involved.  To monitor and or testify on Kaluhiwa’s hearing, click here.

    Also up for consideration before the Water and Land Committee tomorrow are three less controversial appointments: Ige’s naming of Keith Downing, Ulalia Woodside and  Christopher Yuen to the Board of Land and Natural Resources.  To monitor and/or testify on those nominations, click on the links attached to their names.

     

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  • 26 Mar 2015 /  Education, letters

    Dearest Anyone Who Cares About The School Children Of Lower Puna:

    I noticed in the Hawaii Trib-Herald story this morning, the “schools”  that relocated children plan to keep their current arrangements for the rest of the school year.  Now, in addition to the little kids from Pahoa and Keonepoko being kept in little pods in Keaau, taking field trips to the bathroom, and hanging out with high schoolers for another 3 months, due to preemptive forced evacuation, some other information has been imparted which you should consider now rather that making everyone suffer through the end of the school year because you can.

    It was just  brought to my attention that since the mayor reinstated Section 8 housing in lower Puna, lots of folks have moved back, and their kids which should be going to Keonepoko have to go to Pahoa School, and now there are so many little kids in Pahoa School, the older elementary kids are now in classrooms on the high school side, not with their elementary school friends, and exposed to the problems inherent in our high schools.

    Why don’t you in charge just take a few days or over the weekend, and open up Keonepoko, and let the kids all go back where they belong???  Why do you make them, their parents and the teachers, stay unnecessarily???  The lava has not really been a threat for awhile now.  Could it because you spent way too much money in your panic, and now the kids and parents and teachers have to suffer until the DOE get’s off its okole and decides it is time?  If it is not this, than please clarify your reasons for keeping the children where they are for many more months, and please clarify it to the students, teachers, parents and caring community members in writing and in the newspaper, so everyone can know the real reason and try to come to grips with this new “dire emergency” method of dealing with Pele our government is testing out on us in lower Puna..

    With Love,

    Sara Steiner
    Pahoa

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  • 25 Mar 2015 /  Lava Reports, news

    Hawaii Volcano Observatory has now downgraded the volcano alert level for Kilauea from “Warning” to “watc”h. The  flows near Pahoa are now considered “inactive,” though lava continues to erupt from four breakouts nearer to Pu’u O’o,

    “Because the immediate threat from the June 27th lava flow has been reduced, we are reducing the alert level,” read the observatory’s latest update. “Presently, the only active surface lava occurs in four separate breakouts from the main lava tube within three areas in the upper 6 km (4 mi) of the flow field below the Pu’u O’o vent. Lava from these breakouts is moving slowly atop earlier flows and along the margin of the June 27th and the Kahauale’a (2013-2014) flow fields. Based on the rate and trajectory of these active flows, we anticipate that it will be at least months before lava could reach to within 1 mile or 1 week of homes or infrastructure.” At that point, depending on which breakout becomes dominant and on the flows not shutting off entirely, then lava could again threaten either the Hawaiian Acres/Ainaloa area or Pahoa itself.

    Hawaii County Civil Defense said there was “little activity in the down slope areas. ” It said the current breakouts “extend from an area approximately 8 miles upslope of the stalled flow fronts to the summit area of Pu’u O’o.”

    The ultimate trajectory and path of the lava flow depends on how lava activity evolves in these areas.

    But there are important caveats: “At this time, reoccupation of the lava tube that fed lava flows toward the Pahoa Marketplace area is unlikely. Should this occur, however, delivery of lava farther downslope to the currently inactive extent of the June 27th lava flow field could happen more quickly, perhaps within weeks.”  The update also notes,  “This assessment is based on continued lava production at Pu’u O’o at current eruption rates and vent location. Should the eruption rate increase significantly or the locus of eruption shift to a new vent, the conditions of lava flow advance and associated threat could change quickly.”

  • 25 Mar 2015 /  Uncategorized

  • 24 Mar 2015 /  commentary, meeting notice, news

    If you care about your water – you may want to attend…..

    HAWAII WATER WORKSHOPS MARCH 2015

    KONA: March 24 – West Hawaii Civic Center, Rm. next to the ‘rotunda’ 6:30pm

    HILO: March 30 – Aupuni Center – 101 Pauahi Street, Suite 1 6:30pm

    Additional information can be found at:

    http://dlnr.hawaii.gov/…/planning/hiwaterplan/wrpp/wrpp2014/

    via Janice Palma-Glennie

    The outcome of these meetings will affect everyone in Hawai`i.

    In Kona, there is huge future demand for water. Nothing in the existing Water Resources Protection Plan (WRPP) — the topic of the meetings — directly mentions or protects the ecological and cultural significance of our near shore natural and cultural resources.

    The WRPP is one part of the “Hawai`i Water Plan” that was established by the State Water Code. It was created as part of the code with the idea that careful planning would allow the Water Commission, as Trustees of the Public Trust in Water, to first ensure that water was protected, while allowing careful and proper development of water for economic use.

    This code/plan is supposed to be updated every five years. The last time the WRPP was updated was in 2008.

    The Water Resources Protection Plan (WRPP) is the keystone of the “Hawai`i Water Plan”. It is where the commission sets sustainable yields for groundwater; where it is supposed to establish policies for the protection of Public Trust uses of water, including leaving water in its natural state for recreational uses and the perpetuation of the Traditional and Customary Practices of Native Hawaiians. All the other parts of the plan are supposed to rely on the WRPP for guidance. These parts include the Agricultural Water Use and Development Plan (the plan for water needs for agriculture), the Water Quality Protection Plan (to protect water quality statewide), the State Water Projects Plan (providing water for state facilities like schools, airports, DHHL), and the all important County Water Use and Development Plans (where the Counties plan out how they will develop water for future growth while protecting public trust uses of water).

    If an important use of water is not listed and protected in the Water Resources Protection Plan, the other plans will not mention nor protect it.

    The Water Commission staff will be asking people to bring up their “one issue” that they are concerned about, and then break into small groups to discuss items. Based on the feedback from these meetings, they will be preparing a draft document. Now is a great time to speak up for our public trust interests in water.

    Potential talking points:

    Describe how you use or enjoy resources up and down the coast (e.g. coral reefs and fish that are adapted to fresh water flows, swimming / surfing in clean water, etc).
    Talk about your concern for the future of the resources and the community that depends on them.

    Mention that the calculation of sustainable yield has no scientific basis for determining how much and where water should continue to flow from mauka to makai.

    Tell them their plans need to have proactive tasks to implement: the days should be long gone when the Water Commission can just sit back, waiting for a complaint from the community or when a problem has reached a crisis point .

    Mahalo and hope to see you there,
    Janice Palma-Glennie

    Moku Loa Group -Sierra Club, Surfrider Foundation Big Island Hawai`i Chapter – Kona Kai Ea, Surfrider Hilo Chapter, Surfrider Foundation Hilo Chapter

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  • 24 Mar 2015 /  BULLETINS, news

    Hawaii National Park, Hawai‘i – An Volcano House employee suffered burns to his upper arms after a kitchen fire at Volcano House in Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park Tuesday morning.

    Park rangers, Hawaii County medics and firefighters responded to reports of the fire at around 10:30 a.m. The employee, Tony Pothul, was transported to Hilo Medical Center by ambulance, and later evacuated by air to O`ahu, where he was listed in stable condition.

    Both The Rim restaurant and Uncle George’s Lounge in Volcano House will be temporarily closed as National Park Service investigators determine the cause of the small blaze, according to Hawai‘i Volcanoes Lodge Company, LLC general manager David Macilwraith. The hotel management plans to reopen both restaurants Thursday. The Volcano House hotel remains open.

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    Aloha, everyone,
    In the last few weeks, I thought it became apparent to everyone that the Department of Land and Natural Resources is seriously underfunded given its mandate to protect our land, water, cultural and natural resources, and Hawaiian sites for our people and future generations.

    I guess I was wrong! The state House of Representatives recently passed its budget bill, HB 500 HD 1, and eliminated or reduced funding for several important DLNR programs described below. HB 500 HD 1 crossed over to the Senate, where it will be heard by Ways and Means any day now. We hope critical funding for DLNR programs will be replaced by the Senate or House and Senate negotiators in conference committee.

    We Need Your Kokua Now!

    1. Please call both your state representative and your state senator as soon as possible, say that you live in their district, and politely urge them to restore drastic cuts to the DLNR’s budget in budget bill HB 500 HD 1. If you would like to provide specific information, ask them to include the following:

    * $13m for the Natural Area Reserve Fund, $6.8m in the Legacy Land Fund, and $6.3m in the Forest Stewardship Fund (all of which are supported by conveyance tax revenues that are at historic highs because of the booming residential and commercial real estate markets (which put added pressure on natural resources like fresh water);

    * $6m in general funds for Hawai‘i Invasive Species Council programs;

    * $750,000 for wildlife and emergency response equipment for DLNR;

    * Funding for the Division of Conservation and Resourc Enforcement, (DOCARE), DLNR for community fisheries enforcement units on Kaua‘i, O‘ahu, Maui, and Hawai‘i

    * Funding for the Division of Aquatic Resources, DLNR, for the Humpback Whale Sanctuary State Co-Manager and for Community-based Subsistence Fisheries Area Planner and Marine Regulation and Policy Specialist to support community-based marine management like H?‘ena, P?p?kea, Mo‘omomi, Ka‘?p?lehu, etc.

    2. After you call your state representative and state senator, please email all representatives and senators at reps@capitol.hawaii.gov and sens@capitol.hawaii.gov and politely urge them to do the same as above.

    3. Share this Kokua Alert with others and ask them to contact their representatives and senators. Mahalo nui loa!

    FYI: Here is a summary of the drastic cuts to the DLNR’s budget in HB 500 HD 1:

    – Natural Area Reserve Fund – Governor’s FY16 request of $13m spending authority; House reduced to $0 (the FY15 spending authority for the NAR Fund had been $8m)

    – Legacy Land Conservation Fund – Governor’s FY16 request of $6.8m spending authority; House reduced to $0 (the FY15 spending authority had been $5.1m)

    – Forest Stewardship Fund – Governor’s FY16 request of $6.3m spending authority; House reduced to $5m (the same level as the FY15)

    – Hawai?i Invasive Species Council programs – Governor’s FY16 request of $4m general funds; House reduced to $0 (the FY15 Legislature provided $5.75m to HISC programs)

    – Native Resources & Fire Protection – Governor’s request for $750,000 in general funds for needed wildfire and emergency response equipment was denied by the House.

    – DOCARE – NO funding included in the House budget for:

    o Community Fisheries Enforcement Units on Kaua‘i, O‘ahu, Maui, and Hawai‘i

    o Makai Watch Coordinator

    – Division of Aquatic Resources – NO funding included in the House budget for:

    o Humpback Whale Sanctuary State Co-Manager

    o Community-based Subsistence Fisheries Area Planner and Marine Regulation and Policy Specialist to support community-based marine management like Haena, Pupukea, Mo`omomi, Ka‘upulehu, etc.

    Footnote: The NAR Fund and Forest Stewardship Fund use conveyance tax revenue to manage forest and watershed resources through the State Natural Area Reserves (mostly ceded land), Forest Reserves, Watershed Partnerships, Natural Area and Forest Stewardship partnerships with private landowners, and the Hawai‘i Youth Conservation Corps. The Legacy Land Fund provides State matching funds to purchase and protect cultural, natural, agricultural, historical, and recreational resource lands. The Hawai‘i Invasive Species Council provides funding for critical invasive species prevention, eradication, control, research, and education programs.

    House of Representatives Contact Information (To find your state representative, go to http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/findleg.aspx?street=Enter%20Street%20Name)

    –Marjorie Ziegler,
    Kaneohe, O`ahu
    Editor’s Note: Marjorie Ziegler is the executive director of the Conservation Council of Hawaii

  • 23 Mar 2015 /  Island Events, meeting notice, news

    Puna Geothermal Venture will hold a  community meeting on Tuesday March 24 at  6:30 pm  to 8:00 p.m. at the Pahoa Community Center in order to provide an update of drilling activities and an updated schedule.

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  • 23 Mar 2015 /  Public Service Announcement

    Hilo, Hawai‘i – March 23, 2015 – This April, May, and June, the general public can support the non-profit Ku‘ikahi Mediation Center by purchasing gasoline at any Ohana Fuels (Minit Stop) in East Hawai‘i.

    The participating Minit Stop stations include two in Hilo at the corners of Highway 11 and Puainako Street and Highway 11 and Leilani Street.  The third is located in Laupahoehoe on Highway 19, the fourth in Kea‘au on Orchidland Drive (off Highway 130).

     According to Ku‘ikahi Mediation Center’s press release, the center “empowers people to come together–to talk and to listen, to explore options, and to find their own best solutions.  To achieve this mission, Ku’ikahi offers mediation, facilitation, and training to strengthen the ability of diverse individuals and groups to resolve interpersonal conflicts and community issues. 

     For more information, visit www.hawaiimediation.org or www.ohanafuels.com.

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  • 23 Mar 2015 /  Energy, environment, meeting notice, news

    Those wishing to participate via free teleconference phone at the Army/Nuclear Regulatory Commission meeting about depleted uranium at Pohakuloa and Schofield Barracks should call 888-957-9862 and give the following password:  4982130.  The call is toll free.

    Senior Project Manager Amy Snyder of the NRC has provided the following additional information about documents that the Army has provided the NRC and where to find them online:

    “Documents that will be discussed can be reviewed at the links below beginning Friday, March 20:

    View ADAMS P8 Properties ML15078A094

    Open ADAMS P8 Package (Draft Documents from Army Regarding March 24, 2015 Meeting on Depleted Uranium from the Davy Crockett Weapon System)

    “Draft Documents from Army Regarding March 24, 2015 Meeting on Depleted Uranium from the Davy Crockett Weapon System:
    ML15078A092 DRAFT National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) document
    ML15078A099 DRAFT Decommissioning Funding Plan
    ML15078A114 DRAFT Programmatic Approach for Preparation of Site-Specific Environmental Radiation Monitoring Plans
    ML15078A115 DRAFT Proposed Amendments to Conditions of NRC SML # SUC-1593
    ML15078A118 DRAFT “Radiation Safety Plan for IMCOM Ranges Affected by M101 Davy Crockett Spotting Round Depleted Uranium.”

    “These documents are located in package No. ML15078A094…. The package No. is not declared- so please use the individual ML numbers provided above. They are now publicly available. The Army said that they will have one more draft document by Monday, March 23. The NRC staff may not have enough time to review this draft so the NRC staff may not be able to have a detailed discussion on documents received late- in which case we may be in the listening mode.”

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  • 23 Mar 2015 /  Uncategorized
    Dearest Mayor Kenoi,

    Sorry about another letter so soon, but I am hearing a lot of frustration from folks who have kids that are supposed to be going to school at Keonepoko or Pahoa.  As the man in charge of all things related to Act 111, you have got to know by know that our little kids are still crammed into some little pods in the parking lot at Keaau High School and other schools since being evacuated last year .  Did you know they make them line up and go to the bathroom all at one time?  How can that be conducive to learning?  Do you know where all the precious little kids get to eat lunch and try to play recess?  They share the same space as the high-schoolers do.  I’ve heard that armed police hang out there to keep the peace since teen rivals now attend same school.  Would you let your young impressionable kids be treated like this?  Even your older children?  Could you please use your supreme powers invested by Act 111 to insist the Department Of Education to do a bit better job, like let them go back to their own schools since the lava is pau for now, the lava drill is over.   I can guarantee it wouldn’t be done this way in Hilo or Kona.  Our lower Puna children deserve better.

    Very sincerely,

    Sara Steiner
    P.O. Box 2011
    Pahoa, Hawaii 96778

  •   The state legislature’s proposed annual budget is out, with its annual gift to the construction industry: the Capital Improvement Projects  (CIP) funding.  The biggest CIP allocations on this island are a $61 airport firefighters’ training facility at Kona Airport, $55 million in continued funding for the Judiciary Complex in Kona, and $8.5 million for a “multi-purpose workforce development processing facility.” Other big island projects include: 

    ·         $1.2 million for the plans and design of a new hospital in Kona

    ·         $2.35 million for the design and construction of a Kamuela post-harvest facility and vacuum cooling plant

    ·         $330,000 for improvements to the research campus in the Hawaii Ocean Science and Technology Park

    ·         $30.212 for the construction of a new combined support maintenance shop complex for Hawaii Army National Guard at the Keaukaha military reservation

    ·         $1.675 million for Youth Challenge Academy renovations and improvements at Keaukaha military reservation

    ·         $2 million for the design of Building A phase 1 renovations at Hilo Intermediate School

    ·         $1 million for the construction of bleachers at Honokaa High School

    ·         $230,000 for the construction of drainage improvements and a raised covered walkway at Mountain View Elementary School

    ·         $450,000 for a new baseball batting cage at Waiakea High School

    ·         $1.58 million for the design of a new classroom building at Waikoloa Elementary and Middle School

    ·         $300,000 for parking improvements at Kealakehe Elementary School

    ·         $1 million for the design and construction for Pu’u Wa’awa’a structure improvements and dam compliance

    ·         $400,000 for the plans and design for improvements at the North Kawaihae small boat harbor

    ·         $600,000 for the land acquisition and design for a community center in Waiakea Uka

    ·         $200,000 for building renovations and improvements at the Paauilo slaughterhouse plant

    ·         $3.5 million for airfield improvements at Hilo International Airport

    ·         $1.425 million for physical modifications to improve navigational safety and operational efficiencies at Hilo Harbor

    ·         $3.6 million for Kohala Mountain Road drainage improvements by mile post 10.60

    ·         $8 million for the rehabilitation of Ninole Bridge along Mamalahoa Highway (route 11)

    ·         $15 million for repair and maintenance of feeder roads and alternate routes for Highway 130

    ·         $660,000 for land acquisition to extend the Daniel K. Inouye Highway from the Hilo terminus to the Queen Kaahumanu Highway

    ·         $1.5 million for the construction of portable trailers at Hawaii Community College

    ·         $350,000 to renovate the tennis court at Honokaa High and Intermediate School

    ·         $2.46 million lump sum for renovations at Hilo High School

    ·         $1.23 million lump sum for renovations at Konawaena Middle School

    ·         $780,000 lump sum for renovations at Kohala High

    ·         $4.99 million for photovoltaic projects for East Hawaii HHSC region

    ·         $3.492 million total for renovations at Kona Community Hospital

    ·         $750,000 for an 80 bed intake unit at Hawaii Community Correctional Center to address overcrowding

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  • Aloha Tiffany!

    The Lions of East Hawaii need your help!  We have received Federal approval for the Big Island Lions Foundation as a 501(c)(3) public charty and we are holding our first fund raiser on March 26 at the Palace. 

    It promises to be a fantastic night with generous performances given to this event by some of East Hawaii’s great performance artists. 

    ·         Kawaimaluhia and Nani Naope & Friends

    ·         The Masoe Family

    ·         Merahi, the award winning Tahitian dancers

    ·         Ke Ola Makanio Mauna Loa Halau

    ·         Ben Kaili & Friends

    ·         Special Guest Diane Aki

     The Kamehameha Chorus will perform in the lobby before the show!

     Please help spread the word!  If you would like tickets to sell, I am glad to be able to help you.  Tickets are $20, available at my office or at the box office the night of the show.

     This year, the East Hawaii Lions introduced cameras to our vision screening for school children.  The cameras make the process faster and more accurate, allowing us to work with more children.  The best feature is that we can now do younger preschool children because the cameras do not require the children to have developed speech and social skills.  It relies on the reflection of light from the inner eye.  The vendor has allowed us to work with a demonstrator but now we need to purchase at least two cameras for our work.  Each camera costs $5,800.

      Come out to enjoy the fun and do something special for our keiki!

    Nancy Jean Kramer

    Pahoa

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  • 20 Mar 2015 /  Big Island Press Club, news

    Tired of being misinformed, and want to do something about it? The Big Island Press Club (BIPC) is offering five scholarships for eligible students pursuing higher education in journalism or a related field: the $1,500 Robert C. Miller Memorial Scholarship, $1,000 Bill Arballo Scholarship, $1,000 Marcia Reynolds Scholarship, $600 Yukino Fukubori Memorial Scholarship and the $500 Jack Markey Memorial Scholarship. Last year, BIPC divided $4,600 among five Hawaii Island students.

    The BIPC Scholarship Committee determines who gets the money, based on the following criteria: applicant must

    • Have residential ties to the Big Island;
    • Express a clear interest in and aptitude for a career in journalism or a related field;
    • Be pursuing a degree in journalism or a related field and enrolled full time at an accredited college or university;
    • Maintain a strong record of academic achievement.

    Go to  www.BigIslandPressClub.org or to your high school counselor for application forms and instructions. Applications for the 2015 scholarships must be postmarked by April 18.

    For more information, email scholarships@bigislandpressclub.org or phone
    Phone: (747) 444-BIPC

  • Big Island Chronicle has received a note from Amy Snyder at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, saying that the time for the meeting with the Army on depleted uranium at Pohakuloa  has been changed from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. EST (3 a.m.-10 a.m. HST) to 11:00 a.m. -5:15 p.m. EST (5 a.m.–11:15  a.m. HST).  She noted that other topics besides the Hawaiian DU were on the agenda, and that discussion of the Hawaiian sites would “begin at 1:30 p.m.  eastern time” (That’s 7:30 Hawaiian time).

    She said that the discussion would specifically address the Army’s proposal to add additional DU contamination sites to those already listed, and noted that “currently there is no licensing review or licensing action.  This meeting is a pre-application submission meeting.”  Since the meeting time had changed, she said, she was in the process of obtaining a new toll-free phone number for teleconferencing.  As soon as that number is sent to us, we will print it on this site.

    Documents that will be discussed can be reviewed at the links below beginning Friday, March 20:

    View ADAMS P8 Properties ML15078A094

    Open ADAMS P8 Package (Draft Documents from Army Regarding March 24, 2015 Meeting on Depleted Uranium from the Davy Crockett Weapon System)


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