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Kamehameha Highway in Pearl City reopened after critical accident

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow)- A stretch of Kamehameha Highway in Pearl City that was closed for an investigation after a vehicle struck a male in his thirties who was running across the street has been reopened.

According to police, the accident happened in the vicinity of Kuleana Road and Kuluamoi Place along Kamehameha Highway at approximately 7:45 p.m. on Thursday.

Officials say that the pedestrian, who is believed to have hit by a minivan traveling in the eastbound direction of the highway, was taken to the hospital in extremely critical condition.

We will have more information on this developing story as soon as it becomes available.

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Stadium Stars Now Accepting Applications

Stadium Stars Now Accepting Applications

Calling all high school or college students interested in learning and developing the basics in sports announcing. The Stadium Stars program and Hawaii Sports Program, which started in 1994 has been a stepping stone for Hawaii's teens to learn the game while taking the opportunity to experience the "behind the scenes" footwork, is now accepting applications.

Stadium Stars participants obtain valuable "on the job" lessons through developing pre-game preparation, calling live high school games, and working as a team to deliver a successful game plan. As a special family memento, Stadium Stars events are available for purchase on DVD through the Stadium. For more information on this great mentoring program, call the Aloha Stadium at (808) 483-7133 or email Samantha Spain at Samantha.L.Spain@hawaii.gov.

Kaiser Permanente Hawaii Presents August 2012 Calendar of Health Classes and Resources for Oahu

Kaiser Permanente Hawaii Presents August 2012 Calendar of Health Classes and Resources for Oahu

Offerings Include Exercise and Fitness, Nutrition and Weight Management, and Self-Care Programs
 
WHAT: Stork Classes

If you’re expecting a child or planning to adopt, these classes are for you. Choose from different classes ranging from topics on labor and delivery, postpartum care for new parents, newborn care, to breastfeeding and nutrition. Due to limited space, reservations must be booked in advance by calling (808) 432-2260.
 
WHEN: (Every Wednesday) August 8 – August 29, 2012
6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
 
WHERE: Kaiser Permanente –– Honolulu Clinic, Conference Room 2E

1010 Pensacola Street
Honolulu, HI 96814
 
COST: Free
 
REGISTER: Due to limited space, reservations must be booked in advance by calling (808) 432-2260.

 
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WHAT: Martial Arts Cardio Circuit (MACC)

SAIC & Honolulu Council of Navy League Presents 9th Annual Navy League Golf Tournament

SAIC & Honolulu Council of Navy League Presents 9th Annual Navy League Golf Tournament

The following information is provided by Mana Means Communications:

The 9th Annual Navy League Golf Tournament will take place on Friday, August 31, 2012 at the Mamala Bay Golf Course located on the Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. The event is presented by SAIC and hosted by the Honolulu Council of the Navy League and the Veterans United Foundation with proceeds benefiting the local programs Navy League Sea Cadets and Wounded Warriors.

"The Navy League is honored to be able to host this golf tournament every year because it helps fund important organizations that support youth programs and soldiers wounded in combat within the local community," shared David Livingston, Navy League President. "It's great to see people come together for a good time and good cause."

Forty Wounded Warriors and military dignitaries have been invited to participate in this year's tournament.

Geobunga Presents Free, Do-It-Yourself Lava Pavers Workshop on August 11

Geobunga Presents Free, Do-It-Yourself Lava Pavers Workshop on August 11

WHAT: Geobunga will host a free workshop on do-it-yourself lava pavers.  Lava pavers are a popular choice for walkways, lanais and driveways. Installation of lava pavers is a more eco-friendly choice than pouring cement and is more cost effective. The experts at Geobunga will walk the class through proper selection and installation techniques. The pavers are also in stock so anyone attending the class can go home and install their pavers the same day.

Pearl City man killed in motorcycle crash

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow)- An adult male from Pearl City was killed Friday night when he was ejected from his motorcycle after crashing into a guardrail near the Middle Street off-ramp.

The accident happened at approximately 10:15 p.m.

According to police, the man was traveling west on the H-1 freeway at the extension to the viaduct when he lost control of his motorcycle and crashed into a guardrail. He was reportedly ejected from the seat of his vehicle and landed on the roadway.

The man was transported to the Queen's Medical Center in critical condition, where he later died.

Police believe speed may have been a factor in the collision, but are unsure if drugs or alcohol are also factors. The man is believed to have been wearing a helmet.

It was Oahu's 39th traffic fatality of 2012, compared to 29 at the same time last year.

Man arrested for assaulting roommate with replica airsoft gun

PEARL CITY (HawaiiNewsNow) - Honolulu police arrested a man accused of assaulting his roommate in Pearl City.

The incident happened just before 2 a.m. Friday on Noelani Street when two roommates got into an argument.

According to police, 43-year-old Zachary Collins is accused of hitting his 53-year-old male roommate in the head with a semi-automatic replica airsoft handgun.

Witnesses then fled the scene to call police.

The victim was transported to a nearby hospital in stable condition.

Collins was arrested for second-degree assault.

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