Ruggles and Paleka: 1st Debate

Hawaii County Council District 5 Candidates Jen Ruggles and Danny Paleka First Debate Hawaii County Council Candidates Jen Ruggles and Danny Paleka had their first debate at the Hawaii Academy of Arts and Science on June 23, 2016. The debate lasted approximately 30 minutes. The moderator gave Ruggles and Paleka an…

Puna Homeowners Association Conference

Ku‘ikahi Mediation Center is pleased to announce the 2016 PUNA HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE "Tools for Success" Saturday, June 25, 2016 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Kea'au High School Free (pre-registration required) This unique event allows interested Puna Homeowners Associations (HOA) to exchange ideas and gain knowledge in three concurrent sessions on Board…

Ruggles and Paleka: 1st Debate

Hawaii County Council Candidates Jen Ruggles and Danny Paleka had their first debate at the Hawaii Academy of Arts and Science on June 23, 2016. The debate lasted approximately 30 minutes. The moderator gave each candidate an opportunity to open, and then choose 2 questions from the board that members of…

Fight Dengue and Zika Locally

Hawaii has been recently plagued with 2 major mosquito born viruses. Let's fight Dengue and Zika locally. Mosquito-borne diseases kill 1 million people a year globally, debilitating hundreds of millions more. Dengue fever, the fastest-growing mosquito-borne disease in the world, affects 400 million people every year and kills 25,000. The Zika…

The Four Month Mosquito Trap

The Four Month Trap Fight Dengue and Zika with The Four Month Trap Shared with permission from Van Eden from Hawaii Dengue Awareness. Most mosquito traps, including the commercial TrapNKill, need frequent replacement or refreshing. This new experimental design uses a three or five gallon bucket and lasts four months – the only…

Candidate Forum in Pahoa

Monday, 6/20/16 The Hawaii Academy of Arts and Sciences (HAAS) in Pahoa will be hosting 2 candidate forums this week. The first forum will be today from 5:30-8pm. Candidates for Puna's Senate District 2 seat. Candidates Frederick Fogel, Greggor Ilagan, and incumbant Russell Ruderman will attend. Hawaii House District 4 candidates Luana…

Support for Community Associations

Most of Puna's roads and infrastructure are in the hands of our community associations. Associations are the foundation of our community and deserve more support and more resources. I am so pleased that Hawai‘i Island United Way, the County, and other generous sponsors are setting precedence for productive and effective solutions for…

Hawaii Tribune Herald: 4/11/16: UH Hilo Audit

Exerpt from "Lawsuit takes aim at HCC student fees" 4/11/16 By KIRSTEN JOHNSON Hawaii Tribune-Herald Full article here: http://hawaiitribune-herald.com/news/local-news/lawsuit-takes-aim-hcc-student-fees   • • • A current University of Hawaii at Hilo student is also questioning her school’s finances. The student, junior Jennifer Ruggles, teamed up with Puna state Sen. Russell Ruderman after…