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BALLOT QUESTION – Proposal No. 6: Establishing a Game Management Advisory Commission

Support the efforts to pass Hawaii County’s ballot question, Proposal No. 6 establishing a Game Management Advisory Commission. Please print out the poster below and post around. We need to get this passed by Hawaii voters!
GENERAL ELECTION 2012: TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2012

Download the poster here: POSTER_Ballot_6
Download Proposal 6 as it will appear on the ballot: […]

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Big Island Video News: Hawaii County Council: Abolish PLDC!

http://www.bigislandvideonews.com/2012/10/08/video-hawaii-county-council-abolish-pldc/
Hawaii County Council: Abolish PLDC!
HILO, Hawaii: A resolution urging the state to abolish the controversial Public Land Development Corporation passed through the Hawaii County Council on Wednesday.
Councilmember Brenda Ford introduced the measure, following a recent public outcry over the newly created state agency that will partner with private companies to develop state lands and generate […]

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It does not take a majority to prevail …

“It does not take a majority to prevail … but rather an irate, tireless minority, keen on setting brushfires of freedom in the minds of men.”
Attributed, some say falsely, to Samuel Adams an American revolutionary and organizer of the Boston Tea Party.

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Hawaii County Game Management Advisory Commission Organizational Meeting 9/1/12

Very important!
This Saturday,  September 1 at 2:00pm, the steering committee for the proposed Hawaii County Game Management Advisory Commission is holding an organizational meeting. Please try to attend.
HAWAII ISLAND HUNTER
Hawaii County Game Management Advisory Commission Charter Amendment 260
Saturday, September  1st, 2012, 2pm-4pm. Aupuni Center room  County  room near DMV, Division of motor vehicle.  Hilo, Hawaii
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PETA: Speak Out Against Hawaii’s Sheep Eradication

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is the largest animal rights organization in the world – Action Alert:
Speak Out Against Hawaii’s Sheep Eradication

Marksmen in Hawaii are shooting wild sheep from helicopters on the slopes of Mauna Kea in an effort to protect the palila bird. Because the sheep and birds eat […]

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HRS §263-10 Hunting from aircraft; penalty

§263-10  Hunting from aircraft; penalty. Any aeronaut or passenger who, while in flight in, across or above the State, intentionally kills or attempts to kill any birds or animals shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and punished by a fine of not more than $1,000, or by imprisonment for not more than one year, or […]

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HTH: Aerial hunting ban approved

Hawaii Tribune-Herald, Thursday, July 12, 2012

Aerial hunting ban approved
DLNR says it will continue to shoot feral ungulates despite new law
By PETER SUR, Tribune-Herald staff writer
Shooting animals by helicopter on Hawaii Island is now illegal.
Mayor Billy Kenoi on Wednesday signed into law a largely symbolic bill that prohibits “any person to engage in the eradication of […]

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HTH: Isle residents sound off on councilmembers’ absences

Hawaii Tribune-Herlad, Thursday, July 12, 2012

Isle residents sound off on councilmembers’ absences
By HUNTER BISHOP, Tribune-herald staff writer
The matter of a couple of missing council members was on the Ethics Board’s agenda Wednesday. Terri Napeahi of Keaukaha filed a complaint with the board in June because when she testifies at Hawaii County Council meetings, members Donald […]

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HTH: Geothermal relocation requests up

Hawaii-Tribune Herald, Friday, July 6, 2012

Geothermal relocation requests up
By TOM CALLIS, Tribune-Herald staff writer
Hawaii County is now handling 17 relocation requests from Puna residents wanting to move away from the district’s geothermal power plant. That’s more than double the seven it was handling last month, itself an unprecedented amount.
County Planning Director Bobby Jean Leithead- Todd […]

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Nanotechnology Summary

Nanotechnology
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Nanotechnology (sometimes shortened to “nanotech“) is the study of manipulating matter on an atomic and molecular scale. Generally, nanotechnology deals with developing materials, devices, or other structures with at least one dimension sized from 1 to 100 nanometres. Quantum mechanical effects are important at this quantum-realm scale. Nanotechnology is […]

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