*UPDATE* 28-Year-Old Woman and Her 7-Year-Old Daughter Reported Missing on the Big Island

*UPDATE* Hawaii Police Report that both were located today at 7:35 am in good health.
Media Release:

Big Island police are searching for a 28-year-old woman and her 7-year-old daughter, who were reported missing.

Marcelle Ignacio

Marcelle Ignacio

The woman, Marcelle Ignacio, is described as Filipino, 5-foot-6, 150 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. Her daughter, Mahealani Ignacio, is described as Filipino-Hawaiian, 4-foot-2, 70 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. They were last seen April 27 at their Kona home.

Mahealani Ignacio

Mahealani Ignacio

Police ask that anyone with information on their whereabouts call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311. Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 in Hilo or 329-8181 in Kona and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000. Crime Stoppers is a volunteer program run by ordinary citizens who want to keep their community safe. Crime Stoppers doesn’t record calls or subscribe to caller ID. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential

Sign Wave and Rally Thanking County Council – Act 244 Fair Elections Pilot Program

Large signs and visuals at May 10 rally in front of Kamehameha Statue on Kamehameha Ave

Media Release:

WHO: Students and Citizen Supporters of Act 244 — Fair Elections Pilot Program for Big Isle County Council Elections

WHAT: Sign-Wave and Rally Thanking County Council for their support for broad public interest over narrow private interests in elections.

WHEN: Tuesday, May 10, 3:00 PM until 4:30 PM

WHERE: In front of Kamehameha Statue on Kamehameha Avenue, between the intersections of Pauahi St. and Manono St.

WHY: According to an AARP Survey, 74% of eligible voters in Hawaii support modernizing Hawaii’s outdated partial public funding option to a full public funding option.  Act 244 is a pilot program running for Hawaii County Council elections testing this program.  Four out of nine Hawaii County  Council candidates are now publicly funded under Act 244.  Citizens want to say “mahalo” to the Hawaii County Council for supporting this program and for doing what is right.

CONTACT:  Noelie Rodriguez 895-3494, Jennifer Ruggles 333-0784, Keahi Tajon 896-2880, Kory Payne 457-8622

Voter Owned Hawaii

The Latest Hawaii County Census Information

The latest Hawaii County Census Information that was posted recently by ProximityOne, can be found here Hawaii County Data File.

More Information on other data here: Hawaii County Information

I’m not sure exactly who ProximityOne is… but find it interesting they are able to release the information.


Mahalo Ms. Moore… Teacher Appreciation Day at KSBE

Today is teacher appreciation day at Kamehameha Schools Hawaii Campus.

I would just like to say Mahalo to my son’s teacher Ms. Donna Moore:

Hayden's first grade teacher Ms. Donna Moore