Join Jen Literature Dropping

Details: We'll hang literature on registered voters doors knobs and gates. Thursday, July 21 from 10am-12pm at Keaau Ag Lots (meet at front lawn across from KAM school look for yard signs) Friday, July 22 , 10am-12pm at Pacific Paradise Garden (meet on Ana road, the main road, look for cars and Ruggles signs)…

Puna Candidate Forum- Malama O Puna

Malama O Puna hosted the 2nd Hawaii County Council Forum Thursday, July 14th in Pahoa. Hawaii County Council candidates Jen Ruggles and Danny Paleka answered questions. Ruggles and Paleka are the only 2 candidates for the district 5 Puna race. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MfQIrdTOZrI All questions asked by the moderator were worded in a…

Rally For Ruggles July 22

Rally For Ruggles- a fundraiser for Hawaii County Council Candidate Jen Ruggles Friday, July 22, 6-9pm, The Eagles Lodge, Keaau (click here for directions) Help us celebrate Jen's candidacy. Local favorite JPGS will be playing good music and Jen's family will be cooking up chili and rice. Please purchase tickets…

Puna Candidate Forum Thursday

Malama O Puna Hosts Hawaii County Council District 5 Forum Thursday Puna Candidates Jen Ruggles, Danny Paleka, Madie Green, and Eileen Ohara meet to discuss issues of Puna. This Thursday, July 14 at 5:30pm the non-profit organization Malama O Puna will host a candidate forum at the Pahoa Community Center. This…

Big Island Minute

The Big Island Minute, is idea initiated by Hilo Attorney Steven Strauss at the 2016 Democratic Convention in Honolulu, Hawaii. Residents of Big Island along with neighbor islanders joined us in the front of the convention. Each participant had 1 minute to speak on whatever topic he/she wanted to talk…

Door-to-Door with Jen Ruggles By AMUR

Here are my insights on Jen Ruggles and going door to door with her. Meeting people (her constituents), seeing where and how they live, and experiencing Jen campaigning, were so worthwhile. The people We get to meet different kinds of people. There are the cynical (have you seen the Matrix?); the doomsday guy…

Rapid ʻŌhiʻa Death

Introduction and links from CTHAR A newly identified disease has killed large numbers of mature ʻōhiʻa trees (Metrosideros polymorpha) in forests and residential areas of the Puna and Hilo Districts of Hawaiʻi Island. Landowners have observed that when previously healthy-looking trees begin to exhibit symptoms they typically die within a…