Tag Archives: Hawaii Tribune-Herald

HTH – Group challenges decision on Kulani 9/24/10

By PETER SUR Tribune-Herald staff writer
An advocacy group is challenging the state land board’s decision earlier this month transferring Kulani lands and the former Kulani Correctional Facility to the state Department of Defense.
Kat Brady, representing the Honolulu-based Community Alliance on Prisons, and two other individuals requested a contested case hearing during the Sept. 9 meeting […]

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HTH – Plans for Kulani take shape

From: Hawaii Tribune-Herald – 9/8/10

Plans for Kulani take shape
Former prison may be converted into a training facility for military
By JASON ARMSTRONG
Tribune-Herald staff writer
The former Kulani prison could become a training base for a 150-soldier company to learn how to detect roadside bombs, perform emergency aerial evacuations and make forced entries into buildings.
That’s according to a […]

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HTH “Your Views”: Stop illegal hunting

Stop illegal hunting
Kudos to the Keaau landowners who are working with the police to stop illegal hunting and criminal trespassing on their property.
Sadly, property owners in Hawaii are not immune to the actions of arrogant and lawbreaking hunters who feel that a hunting license is also a trespassing license and a license to break the […]

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HTH: Hunting accident victim jailed

A recent hunting accident in Puna has landed the victim in federal detention and motivated farm owners to rally against illegal hunting.
Just before 7 a.m. June 19, police and fire personnel responded to an accidental shooting on farmland owned by ML Macadamia Orchards, located behind the Mauna Loa mac nut factory in Keaau. Officers say […]

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MKRUG makes Hawaii Tribune Herald’s Notable Quotes of Day

HTH 7/1/10 Notable quotes
“Our concern is that
under NARS (Natural Area
Reserve System) control, public
land is essentially removed
from public use. We believe
that this public land should be
protected, but also available
for appropriate public use.
— Wayne Blyth of the Mauna
Kea Recreational Users
Group, which opposes adding
6,600 acres to the Puu Makaala
Natural Area Reserve.

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Puu Makaala NARS – HTH Story

Plan to preserve 6,600 acres stirs controversy
By JASON ARMSTRONG
Tribune-Herald staff writer
The state’s Natural Area Reserve System would grow by 6,600 acres under a proposal to incorporate most of the former Kulani Correctional Facility for research and species preservation.
To learn what the public thinks about expanding the Puu Makaala NAR, the state Department of Land and […]

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HTH:Man shot while hunting in Puna

By JOHN BURNETT
Tribune-Herald staff writer
A 32-year-old Mountain View man remains hospitalized after being shot Saturday morning while hunting in Puna.
Police say Jarret Kaneshiro is in stable condition at The Queen’s Medical Center in Honolulu.
“The prognosis is good,” said Capt. Randall Medeiros, commander of the Hilo Criminal Investigation Section.
Puna patrol officers and Fire Department personnel responded […]

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Puu Makaala NARS – Public Notice HTH

STATE OF HAWAII
DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
ON PROPOSED EXTENSION OF PUU MAKAALA NATURAL AREA
RESERVE, TMK (3) 2-4-008-009 (POR), SOUTH HILO, HAWAII
DATE: July 12, 2010
TIME: 6:30 p.m.
PLACE: The Cooper Center, 19-4030 Wright Road, Volcano, HI 96785
The Department of Land and Natural Resources, State of Hawaii,
pursuant to Chapter 195, Hawaii Revised Statutes, will […]

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HTH – Prison papers were illegally burned in pit 4/29/10

Prison papers were illegally burned in pit
Sen. Espero slams records disposal at Kulani last year
By JOHN BURNETT Tribune-Herald staff writer
A state senator says the Department of Public Safety broke state and county laws and adminis t r a t i v e rules during last year’s closure of Kulani Corre c t i o n […]

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HTH – Panel to talk Kulani closure 4/28/10

Panel to talk Kulani closure
The state Senate Committee on Public Safety & Military Affairs is holding an informational meeting today at 8:30 a.m. in State Capitol Room 16 on the closure of Kulani Correctional Facility outside Hilo.
According to a written statement from committee chairman Will Espero, a leeward Oahu Democrat, the discussion will include destruction […]

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