Bobby Jean Leithead Todd Spells Out Goals for Honokohau Village

County of Hawaii Planning Director Bobby Jean Leithead Todd spells out the goals for the Honokohau Village Transit Oriented Development charrette.


PlaceMakers’ Project Principal Susan Henderson provides an overview of the Honokohau Village Transit Oriented Development project.


Pahoa HI-5 Recycling Center Now Open on Wednesdays

Pahoa Recycling Center

The Pahoa recycling center is now open on Wednesdays.

They made sure to tell me that when I went there today.  I wonder if they read this.

The hours are 8:00 am – 4:30 pm and they take their lunch from 1:00 – 1:30.

Neighbor Island Advisors for East Hawaii to Receive Briefing from DOT on Puna Traffic Issues

Media Release:

The Council of Neighbor Island Advisors for East Hawai‘i will meet on Monday, November 2, 2009 at 5:30 p.m. at Kea‘au Middle School Cafeteria. The public is invited to attend.

Jiro A. Sumada, deputy director – highways for the Department of Transportation (DOT), will present to the council a brief overview of the upcoming projects the State has planned for the Puna District.

Governor Linda Lingle created Councils of Neighbor Island Advisors to give neighbor island residents a stronger voice in state government. The Governor’s Council of Neighbor Island Advisors for East Hawai‘i holds monthly public meetings to seek community input, advise the Governor of important issues and make recommendations for State boards and commissions.

The members of the Council are Julie Hugo, Alton Okinaka, Norman Stahl, Carol VanCamp, Albert Nakaji, Scott Enright and Jennifer Zelko.

Anyone requiring special assistance or accommodations to participate at this meeting may call (808) 974-6262.  For additional information Council for Neighbor Island Advisors for East Hawai‘i , including meeting minutes and agendas, visit the Governor’s Web site at

U2 on Youtube 2night


This is pretty cool.

If you are a U2 fan… you can watch the concert live on youtube tonight for free!

This Sunday, October 25th @ 5:30 p.m. (Hawaii Time) tune into the world’s biggest band performing on the world’s largest stage. YouTube and U2 have joined forces to live stream U2’s performance this Sunday at The Rose Bowl Stadium. Don’t miss the live webcast! Find out what the time will be your country.