UH Hilo ALMOST Beats UH Manoa In Mens Hoops

UH Manoa squeaked by UH Hilo in mens basketball tonight 72-70.

This would have been a big upset even though it was only an exhibition game.

Artist Rendition of the New Longs, Burger King and KFC Slated for Pahoa

I don’t know how many people actually click on the artists rendition of the picture in the Tribune Herald today of the Longs, BK and KFC.

I’ll post it here… notice the drive through window for prescription pick-ups?

Traffic is going to be a mess… that’s all I can say.

Artist Rendition from the Tribune Herald

Artist Rendition from the Tribune Herald

Today’s KO

Department of Agriculture Looking to Loosen Restrictions of Hawaii Agriculture Products to Mainland

The State of Hawaii has requested the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), to allow the interstate movement of mangosteen (Garcinia mangostana), dragon fruit (species of Hylocereus and Selenicereus), melon (Cucumis melo), pods of cowpea (Vigna unguiculata) and its relatives, breadfruit (Artocarpus altilis), jackfruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus), and fresh Moringa pods (Moringa oleifera) into the continental United States. The current regulation titled Hawaiian Fruits, Vegetables and Flowers (7 CFR 318.13) prohibits or restricts the movement of fruits, vegetables, and flowers into the continental United States from Hawaii in order to prevent the introduction and dissemination of plant pests that are new to or not widely distributed within the continental United States.

To permit, under certain conditions, the movement of commercial shipments of mangosteen, dragon fruit, melon, pods of cowpea and its relatives, breadfruit, jackfruit, and fresh Moringa pods from Hawaii into the continental United States following irradiation treatment…

More Here

Two Missiles Fired Off Hawaii: 1 Hit… 1 Miss

I would expect better then 50% accuracy when it comes to protecting our lives.

U.S. Navy officials say one of two short-range ballistic missiles shot from a military facility in Hawaii in a defense system test was hit by an interceptor missile fired from a Navy ship…

…An SM-3 fired from the USS Paul Hamilton directly hit the first target missile. Another ship, the USS Hopper, failed to intercept the second target missile that was fired.

More Here


An SM-3 launches from a U.S. Navy Ballistic Missile Defense ship

An SM-3 launches from a U.S. Navy Ballistic Missile Defense ship

TODAY: Island Wide Wave for Pilago 12:00 to 1:00

ISLAND-WIDE WAVE!!

This Sunday between 12 noon and 1 PM we are urging all Angel supporters to get out and wave Angel signs in your communities. Put on your Angel t-shirt (or a red shirt) , grab a sign if you have one, and head to the nearest highway. It’s not necessary to rendezvous at preset locations, just hook up with your friends if you can or simply go on out there on your own. Or contact team leaders on the list below for places to gather.


Be a part of this island victory – let’s make history!
We want to create a lei of red blooms around the island and you are needed for this effort. Wave, pick- up trash, dance, smile, sing!Let’s show who we are and that we stand up for our island community.

HILO SIDE: Frank Commendador, 217-2215 fcommend@yahoo.com

HILO: Justin Avery 990-1421/ 935-7067 justinavery@gmail.com

PUNA: Rob Tucker 965-1555 castleb@aloha.net

KONA SIDE: Shannon Rudolph, 322-6604 shannonkona@gmail.com

HAWI: Lisa Andrews 896-3354 paikoman@yahoo.com

WAIMEA: Ana Kaho’opii, 345-1465 keauea@hawaii.rr.com

SOUTH KONA: Marci Peterhans 328-9541 marcipeterhans@msn.com

WAIKOLOA: April Lee 989-5995

NA’ALEHU: Sophia Hanoa 928-6235 enoafreedom2b@aol.com

THIS IS YOUR FINAL CHANCE TO EFFECT THE OUTCOME!  WE ARE CLOSE TO HITTING THE LIMIT TO RECEIVE “MATCHING FUNDS” PLEASE DONATE $100 DOLLARS OR LESS,  NOW !!! WE HAVE 4 DAYS LEFT TO REACH THIS LIMIT TO HELP PAY FOR THE LAST MEDIA ADS FOR ANGEL!!! (and call your friends!)       (paypal is the quickest way to donate)   http://angelpilagomayor.org/help.html

Get out the vote!! Get out and vote on or before Tuesday!! Please sign wave at  ALL polling locations on Tuesday! (200 ft. boundary)

Angel Pilago for Mayor

Pahoa WILL Get Longs… As Well as Burger King and KFC

More then 6 weeks ago I speculated that Pahoa would be getting it’s own Longs here.

Today’s Hawaii Tribune has confirmed this… as well as let us know that Pahoa will be getting a Burger King and a KFC.