Monthly Archives: October 2012

Hawaii Reporter: Response to the Findings for the Kau Forest Alala Reserve

Original story: http://www.hawaiireporter.com/response-to-the-findings-for-the-kau-forest-alala-reserve/123
Response to the Findings for the Kau Forest Alala Reserve
BY TOM LODGE– It is interesting that the Department of Health Office of Environmental Quality Control signed off on the Kau Forest Alala Reserve with a “no significant impact” assessment. Was there any other possibility? I’m not certain, but these plans are usually agreed […]

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Naleo TV, BI Community Television Airdates for “Vote YES Ballot 6”

http://www.naleo.tv/
Nani Pogline, Tony Sylvester and Pat Pacheco take a look at the issues, problems and solutions that hunters, fishermen and gatherers hope to address with On November 6 Vote YES on Ballot 6.
Air dates on channel 54:

Thurs., 10/25 @ 5:30pm
Fri., 10/26 @ 9:30pm
Sat., 10/27 @ 9am
Tues., 10/30 @ 5:30pm
Thurs., 11/1 @ 4:30pm
Sun., 11/4 @ 11am
Mon., […]

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Hawaii Free Press: Endangered Species: Feds Grab for 18,766 Acres on Big Island

From the Hawaii Free Press October 18, 2012.
Endangered Species: Feds Grab for 18,766 Acres on Big Island
15 Big Island species proposed for Endangered Species Act protection
Agency Seeks Information from the Public, Scientific Community before Making Final Decision
News release from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service October 18, 2012
Current evidence suggests that 15 species on the […]

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Tribune-Herald announces endorsements

MKRUG disagrees with the Trib’s view but here it is for the record. Published 10/21/12.
The Tribune-Herald makes the following recommendations and endorsements for the Nov. 6 general election.

COUNTY CHARTER AMENDMENTS

Ballot Question No. 6: Establishing a Game Management Advisory Commission
Should the county establish a Game Management Advisory Commission “that would advise county, state and federal agencies […]

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General Election Day

[ November 6, 2012; ] Don’t forget to vote!
Tuesday, November 6
7:00am – 6:00pm

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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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