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USW Members Deliver Petition to Governor Abercrombie


KAPOLEI, Hawaii, March 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — United Steelworkers Union (USW) activists from Local 12-591 delivered 5,000 petitions this morning to Governor Neil Abercrombie , requesting his help in finding a buyer for Tesoro’s Kapolei refinery. The activists also requested that the governor appoint a USW representative to his committee that is examining the effect…

March 18-24 is Detect-A-Leak Week in Hawaii

Detect a leak

Governor Neil Abercrombie has issued a proclamation recognizing March 18-24, 2013 as “Detect-A-Leak-Week” in Hawaii. The proclamation also announces that the State Commission on Water Resource Management, in partnership with the island county water departments and the Hawai‘i Rural Water Association, is encouraging all Hawai‘i residents to check for leaks at their home, properties and…

The 32nd Annual Community Birthday Celebration for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr


The 32nd Annual Community birthday Celebration for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr was held in Kailua-Kona yesterday at the Old Airport Pavilion. Dr. King, who was assassinated on April 4, 1968, was best known for his role in the advancement of civil rights using nonviolent civil disobedience. The celebration began with an informational social hour,…